As promised, a new set of customization packs for Call of Duty: Ghosts has arrived alongside a new trailer. The packs include several new weapon skins, reticles, multiplayer characters, and, the piece de resistance, the return of Captain Price to the world of Call of Duty.
As you can see in the above trailer, these new customization packs boast additions both serious and silly. For every Inferno pack, which adds new fire-themed skins to a player’s arsenal, there is a Space Cats, which…well, you can probably guess what that one does.
In addition to the new skins, the latest customization packs include the four main Ghosts team members from the single player campaign. That’s Hesh, Keegan, Merrick, and Elias for those who are keeping track. Since the game is called Call of Duty: Ghosts it’s only appropriate that players actually get the opportunity to control key Ghosts team members.
While most of the items in the latest customization pack release are cosmetic in nature, there is a new Extra Slots Pack also releasing today. The Extra Slots Pack, as the name implies, gives Call of Duty: Ghosts players an increase set of 5 loadout slots without having to Prestige in the multiplayer experience. Yes, it appears Call of Duty is getting in on the latest “pay to skip ahead” trend with microtransactions.
And, of course, there is the hot ticket item in these latest customization packs, the Legends pack featuring Captain Price. As part of the Legends Pack, players get a Captain Price multiplayer skin (just look at that mustache), a custom banner, a reticle, and a weapon skin. While most figured that Captain Price had retired after the events of Modern Warfare 3, he has returned for once last hurrah as a multiplayer character.
Even though the Call of Duty franchise may be in a transitional period, with new developer Sledgehammer Games taking the first shift in a new 3-year cycle for the series, there is apparently still plenty more content in the pipeline for Ghosts. Late last month, for example, Xbox gamers were treated to the release of Onslaught, the first map pack DLC for the game. And presumably PC and PlayStation gamers should see that DLC some time soon.
What items in the latest customization packs are you thinking about picking up? Are there any other iconic Call of Duty characters you would like to see featured in a future release?
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