World renowned Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton will star in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Activision has announced.
Hamilton will play the role of an engineer aboard the Retribution, a warship belonging to the United Nations Space Alliance.
"I’ve been a Call of Duty fan for long time, so it’s an absolute honour to be part of this game and the franchise” said Lewis Hamilton. “The experience of being put into the game – from the facial scanning process to working with the team on the performance capture stage and just being able to meet the developers at the studio to get a glimpse at all the hard work that goes into the game – this has been an incredible experience.”
Lewis Hamilton isn’t the only famous figure to appear in Infinite Warfare. Game of Throne’s Kit Harington plays Salen Kotch, the game’s main villain.
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Developer Infinity Ward seems pretty excited about having Hamilton on board, who will now doubt lend some impressive star power to the beloved shooter franchise.
“Everyone at Infinity Ward was excited to work with Lewis since we’re all huge fans of his,” said Infinity Ward Narrative Director Taylor Kurosaki. “He came to Call of Duty with the same approach he takes to the racetrack, determined to nail his performance – which he absolutely did!”
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare will launch on November 4 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.
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