If you are a fan of mixed martial arts and the UFC, you surely know who Connor McGregor is. Hell, you might even know him if you’re not into that fighting stuff. If you still don’t go check out his highlights on YouTube. He is the best paid fighter in the UFC or any MMA sport by far, and he is probably the most decorated and successful people to have blessed the canvas of the octagon. He is coming fresh off a huge rematch against his biggest rival and challenger yet, Nate Diaz a match which he won by majority decision after beating the living crap out of his opponent for 5 rounds.
His management and financial team also look to be doing a good job, as he is constantly expanding and growing his image. The latest money making endeavor will be his appearance in the highly anticipated first person shooter, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. This fact was confirmed not only by Activision, the developers of the fan favorite game, but also by The Notorious himself, in a tweet that reads: “It is a true honour for me to team up with Call of Duty on this amazing project.”
The Call of Duty franchise doesn’t look like it needs any media famous stars or top athletes in order to boost sales, as it has brought in more than 10 billion dollars, and that’s only since October of 2013 till the present date. The 2013 release, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 made 550 million just within the first 3 days when it came out. Connor McGregor’s role is not known yet, or even how big of a part he’ll play in the game, but he is not the only star to be featured in the upcoming shooter. Kit Harrington, the star of the beloved and addictive TV series Game of Thrones will be a part of Infinite Warfare as well. The two stars could be enemies in the story, and maybe you will have to or be able to choose which one of them you play with. It remains to be seen if the addition of famous people will improve their sales even further.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will be officially released on the 4th of November. Its fans already can’t wait for it, but the expectations could now be even higher with the announcement of these stars being a part of it. We’ll keep you up to date as we find out more…