Name of Obligation: Fashionable Warfare 2 is bringing standard rappers into the sport, in celebration of fifty years of Hip-Hop music. As a part of its Season 5 replace, coming August 2, Activision confirmed that Snoop Dogg and Nicki Minaj will likely be becoming a member of the sport and its battle royale counterpart, Warzone 2.0, as playable operators. Different main additions embody three new multiplayer maps and a number of other ‘Battle Monitor’ packs composed of hip-hop music to take heed to in-game. The studio additionally teased a 3rd operator by solely displaying their silhouette, however Activision’s weblog publish reveals it is 21 Savage. No pricing particulars have been confirmed presently however like earlier collaborations, they need to be available for purchase as separate bundles.
Minaj’s look in Name of Obligation was, kind of, signalled in a promo video from final 12 months, earlier than Fashionable Warfare II dropped worldwide. As per the official weblog publish, the artist’s look is impressed by her newest alter ego ‘Crimson Ruby Da Sleeze,’ which coincidentally timed completely with the Barbie film’s launch, which led to an web obsession with the color pink and all the pieces sassy. Even her assault rifle is shiny pink colored, particulars of which will likely be revealed later. In the meantime, this marks the third in-game look for Snoop Dogg; he first appeared as a multiplayer announcer in Name of Obligation: Ghosts after which went on to seem in Name of Obligation: Vanguard and Cellular. Snoop Dogg’s rifle within the upcoming collaboration is a silenced, blue-tinted one, adorned with gold engravings that after all resemble a marijuana leaf.
Name of Obligation isn’t any stranger to bizarre collaborations, having just lately teamed up with the Amazon Prime Video collection The Boys to convey Homelander, Starlight, and Black Noir into the sport — every with their very own brutal finishers like laser eyes. Different enjoyable crossovers embody the Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, outfits based mostly on the Assault on Titan anime, and even including Godzilla to the map as a part of a limited-time mode in 2022. With extra model partnerships, we will solely anticipate extra outlandish operators to flood the streets, akin to how Fortnite’s been doing it for years now.
Season 5 additionally brings three new multiplayer maps — Livestock, an offshore Petrov Oil Rig, and Harbor flush with fish markets and delivery areas. Be ready for some new sport modes as nicely, beginning with Havoc, which whereas normal like a basic enviornment shooter, injects a random number of modifiers that is aimed toward making gameplay frenetic. Your operator’s leap heights may very well be affected to simulate in the event that they had been strolling on the moon, touchdown from excessive altitudes may trigger a grenade-like explosion round you, and extra. There are some ‘large’ capture-the-flag modes coming your means, alongside Gunfight Variants, which pits you in close-quarters 2v2 and 4v4 matchups. Anticipate a battle go as nicely, whereas Warzone 2.0 provides a mud bike and an MRAP armoured car to its catalogue.
Name of Obligation: Fashionable Warfare 2’s season 5 occasion goes dwell August 2 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection S/X.
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