It’s the year 2065, cybernetic advancements give rise to augmented human soldiers: a new breed of badass charged with preserving life. Their mission leads them to a seedy bar in Singapore, where they encounter an underworld boss and his elite squad of mercenaries. Among them is 5-foot-11, 215-pound Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch.
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) June 9, 2015
It was announced that the NFL player is the first athlete to be a character in the Call of Duty franchise. Lynch, a self-proclaimed Call of Duty fan claims, “the whole game is Beast Mode.” He will portray a villain in Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Lynch expressed his excitement by saying,
I’ve been in the Super Bowl, movies, music videos, Madden. But to have your own character in Duty is, I mean, it’s almost like you arrived.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III, with Lynch, is set to release in November 6th for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For a closer look at Lynch, check out the video and gallery below.