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Call of Duty is getting an upgrade for the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg and 21 Savage will appear as playable characters in season 5 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Call of Duty: Warzane launching on Aug. 2.
Minaj will become Call of Duty’s first female Operator when the update, which was announced on the Call of Duty blog on Thursday (July 27), kicks off next month.
The “Barbie World” rapper gets the pink treatment in the video game with a pink gun, pink hair and pink a metallic pink dress, while Snoop’s avatar wears all blue with a blue gun.
And this isn’t her first time working with Call of Duty. In 2022, Minaj appeared in a commercial for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II along with Lil’ Baby and Kane Brown.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II went on to make $1 billion in 10 days becoming the fastest-selling video game in the franchise and the best-selling game in the U.S. last year.
In addition to the rap cameos, the upcoming drop will feature a new operator model named Oz who is modeled after musician Zoltan from the band Five Finger Death Punch, according to the blog post. A returning Modern Warfare map will be featured as well as a new Core Map for Modern Warfare II, the Vondel Champions Quest, Call of Duty 2023 worldwide reveal in Warzone and much more.
Watch the trailer for the Season 5 launch below.
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