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Nicki Minaj and Snoop Dogg join 'Call of Duty' game
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Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj and 21 Savage will be featured in the new edition of Call of Duty .
Season 5 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is due out August 2, GameSpot reports, and the shooter video game will feature the three rappers as plot characters to celebrate 50 years of music hip hop.
Photos posted to the video game's official Twitter/X account show the character Nicki – the first female rapper to receive her own avatar in a major video game – sporting pink hair and blue eyeshadow, as well as carrying a pink gun . Snoop Dogg's character, meanwhile, is holding a blue and gold gun, and is dressed in a gold and white jumpsuit with marijuana leaf designs.
The editor of Activision video games also announced that players will receive free hip-hop “War Tracks” when logging into Modern Warfare 2 or Warzone between August 7-16. .
This isn't the first time that rappers have entered the world of gaming. 50 Cent released his own video game, titled 50 Cent: Bulletproof, in which the player takes the role of the Candy Shop rapper seeking revenge against those who attempted to assassinate him. A series of Def Jam video games were also released in the 2000s, in which players could battle rappers such as DMX and Ludacris.