Just in case you did not think Call of Duty could get crazier, season 3 seems to suggest that Godzilla herself will show up to wreak havoc.
Call of Duty released season 3’s “Classified Arms” trailer that makes the team reveal a mysterious device while searching for the released Nebula gas released by the Nazis.
The unit emits an audible signal which is heard at the end of the movie. The sound itself is somewhat broken up, but sounds suspiciously like Godzilla’s signature roar.
YouTuber PrestigeIsKey posted a screenshot on his Twitter account of the sound running through a spectrograph and finding the words “Monsters Are Real.” And another Twitter user responded with a loop sound of Godzilla’s killer whale-like sound matching the sound from the trailer. Both of these clues strongly suggest that the famous kaiju is making his big appearance in the Warzone.
When you run the sound through a spectrogram … https://t.co/7Xf06mYsb5 pic.twitter.com/qaq6D3cYbd
– Ryan B. (@PrestigeIsKey) April 13, 2022
Literally the same sound https://t.co/dPN6iebs2l
– BeeAggressive #MonsterverseShallContinue (@BeePlayingGames) April 13, 2022
Activision has been trying to tell an overall story for the Warzone Battle Royale mode, beginning in the Modern Warfare reboot in 2019. Since then, each subsequent Call of Duty has incorporated some of their worlds into the great Warzone tale. Recently, the original Verdan play area was destroyed and replaced by the Caldera after Call of Duty: Vanguard was released.
The inclusion of Godzilla would represent a radical change from the semi-realistic atmosphere of Call of Duty games (excluding Zombies mode). This could be an attempt to match Fortnite’s successful partnerships with third-party properties such as Marvel, DC and Naruto.
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That said, Call of Duty has included licensed material in the game before. Rambo, Jigsaw from the Saw horror film franchise and John McClane from Die Hard were playable operators in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. Recently, Snoop Dogg joined the ranks as an operator.
Call of Duty Vanguard, the latest in the franchise, launched to lukewarm reviews. We thought the single player campaign was very polished if it lacked a bit of variation. The multiplayer felt simple and overwhelming despite running on Modern Warfare’s engine.
David Matthews is a freelance writer for IGN.