MW3 players angered by ‘misleading’ rare Operator reward

MW3 players angered by ‘misleading’ rare Operator reward
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Written by 

Jack Marsh


2nd Feb 2024 17:10

As Call of Duty continues to grind out hundreds of skins every year, the margins of difference are getting significantly smaller, and overlap is setting in.

But in a bid to spice up the skin game, Activision has also upped its marketing material, promoting the new Operator variants through special in-game events.

However, the upcoming unnamed skin arriving at the Warzone weapon case extraction reward is getting ridiculed ahead of its release, with fans accusing Activision of not releasing what is advertised.

Warzone's Weapon Case Extraction reward is nothing like it was advertised

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The skin in question has been advertised as a hooded figure whose face is covered by shadow, adding a mysterious element to whichever character dons the look. The ghoulish appearance also has deep shadows all down its attire.

However, its actual in-game appearance is quite different. Instead of being an elusive freak figure, the character's face is semi-revealed and only covered by a gimmicky snood.

Fans expected there to be an ethereal dark presence to the faceless skin, akin to other designs like the Diablo Inarius crossover, or to be at least fully covered by a black mask like the Knighthood skin for Pathfinder.

MW3 fans annoyed at 'not as advertised' skin


Although the bundle isn't being sold, Call of Duty fans have now claimed that the skin is not being added as advertised and have taken to social media to complain.

"You vs the guy she tells you not to worry about," joked popular content creator "Ebatez". "Mom, I want the Warzone weapon case extraction reward. We have the Warzone weapon case extraction at home," quipped a second fan.

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A third added, "[Defintely] should’ve kept that style on the right, most of these skins lately have been an L." Skins haven't been all too popular as of late, with fans also criticising The Walking Dead crossover, which is on the way next week.

Jack is an Esports Journalist at GGRecon. Graduating from the University of Chester, with a BA Honours degree in Journalism, Jack is an avid esports enthusiast and specialises in Rocket League, Call of Duty, VALORANT, and trending gaming news.

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