Black Ops 6′ will feature Saddam Hussein and George HW Bush

Obligations It’s in the middle of the Gulf War. In a revealing trailer released on Tuesday, Microsoft officially confirmed that the latest version of its annual military shooter, Black Ops 6will take place, at least partially, during the geopolitical conflict of the early 1990s and will feature political figures of the era, including former presidents Bill Clinton and George HW Bush, as well as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.

The live-action trailer sees the actors playing the historical figure shrouded in darkness as they deliver ominous soliloquies about the nature of truth before revealing the game’s new logo, and potentially its protagonist, with an anonymous agent taking center stage. From Stage.

“While we build their trust, the world falls apart around them,” Bush whispers, flames reflecting in his glasses. “If you weren’t so distracted, you’d realize that nothing is as it seems.” The end of the monologue eerily switches from Bush’s voice to Hussein’s, an audio trick that indicates that Black Ops 6The story will likely continue the trend of creating fictional conspiracies starring historical figures that drive the interconnected narratives of the Covert operations games.

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This is not the first time Activision has used fictional representations of politicians in Obligations. From the 2010 original Covert operations game, which featured John F. Kennedy and a playable Richard Nixon, the Covert operations The subseries of the franchise has combined fact and fiction to heighten the drama of its twisted narrative. Ronald Reagan was a prominent figure in the previous entry in the series, 2020. Black Ops Cold War.

In addition to the game’s setup, the trailer also confirmed that starting on launch day, the game will be released on Xbox Game Pass for Xbox consoles and PC, meaning anyone with a subscription will have access to the game without needing to. to buy it. Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 It is rumored to be released in October this year. The official release date and actual details of the game are expected to be revealed after the Xbox Games Showcase on June 9.