God, could there have been a funnier moment for Activision to announce a special operator for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on PS5 and PS4?! With Microsoft’s proposed $69 billion buyout of the publisher under scrutiny from government regulators, Sony praised the intense scrutiny hours earlier — just as part of its ongoing marketing agreement, of an additional operator specifically for its systems. To be announced.
Pre-orderers from PS Store Operators will be able to download and enjoy the pack exclusively on PlayStation platforms until at least October 27, 2023. This is in addition to other ongoing perks, of course, early access to the first-person shooter’s beta, which is ongoing. From tomorrow, September 16.
To be fair, Oni looks fantastic – in fact, we thought it was a Ghost of Tsushima crossover when it was shown during a livestream earlier today. The character isn’t related to Scar Punch’s popular open worlder, though: “Hero ‘Oni’ Watanabe is a warrior and gun-for-hire descended from a centuries-old samurai clan,” a PS blog The post explains. “Torn between country and family, he honors the code of the samurai while fighting to clear his disgraced family name.”
In addition to the operator, you will also receive a high-level weapon blueprint. And, importantly, the character and his equipment will be available for use in both Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and the newly unseen Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0. Obviously, the timing for this announcement is bad given the ongoing dispute between Microsoft and Sony over the future of the franchise, but this marketing arrangement was signed years ago, so it is what it is.
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