We all enjoy acknowledging our gaming victories in some fashion, but one Call of Duty: Warzone player went above and above on May 5.
What’s Warzone about?
A free-to-play battle royale video game called Call of Duty: Warzone was launched on March 10, 2020, for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.
The game debuted during Season 2 of Modern Warfare DLC and is a part of 2019’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and tied to 2020’s Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War and 2021’s Call of Duty: Vanguard, but does not need the purchase of any of the aforementioned titles.
Battle Royale and Plunder are the game’s two primary game types at launch. The new in-game cash system for Warzone may be utilized at “Buy Stations” located around the area.
Cash can be exchanged for restricted access to players’ custom classes (which were formerly shared with Modern Warfare’s normal modes until Season 6, v1.29, but are now exclusive to Warzone) via “Loadout” drops, for instance. Additionally, players may buy “killstreaks” and gas masks with Cash.
Looting structures and killing players with cash on them will provide cash. Warzone initially only provided Trios, a three-player squad configuration. However, free post-launch content upgrades have all introduced Solos, Duos, and Quads to the game.
Critics gave the game mostly positive reviews. Activision declared that there were more than 100 million active gamers in Warzone in April 2021.
Well, that’s one way to celebrate
A follow-up called Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0, a free-to-play addition to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, was published on November 16, 2022. A mobile version of Warzone is also in the works.
My personal favorite was the story of the 15-year-old Twitch broadcaster who throws raves in his bedroom. This celebration has a completely another atmosphere, as Facebook Gaming partner Rexzilla hired a Mariachi band to perform songs like La Bamba and The Macarena to celebrate every win for his side.
Rexzilla has a good deal of Warzone experience. He is one of the top snipers in North America with over 1700 victories in the bigger Warzone game and a further 900 + wins in the smaller 40-person Rebirth battle royale variant. Because of his expertise, his band had several opportunities to perform.
The traditional Mexican acoustic band has been employed by other streamers to commemorate Call of Duty kills, as fans were quick to point out. Rexzilla is not the first. HunterTV, a Warzone player and member of the FaZe Clan esports squad, hired a band to perform after victories in his game in March. Here, the timing of the prank was what made a difference.
The Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo is observed on May 5. The celebration honors the little Mexican army’s triumph over the considerably stronger French forces. Similar to St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that is more commonly observed in the United States than it is in Mexico.
The free-to-play Call of Duty game’s publisher Activision Blizzard just revealed that a sequel is in the works and will be available by year’s end.
One of the most well-known franchises in the world has failed to keep gamers due to the corporation losing 60 million active monthly users in the past year.