Call of Duty: Modern Warfare developer Infinity Ward’s thought of an Easter egg is a tackle the favored Tamagotchi pet from the 90s.
Tamagotchi, in case they’re earlier than your time, are little watch-like gadgets that allow you to care for a digital pet. You wanted to feed them, eliminate their poop, and ensure to maintain them completely satisfied.
In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, wrist watches inform the precise, real-world time of your PC or console. This is a neat addition, and as soon as builders managed to get it within the game, they began arising with extra elaborate concepts of wrist-worn gadgets.
Rather than go the good watch route with completely different fitness-focused trackers, Infinity Ward determined to create Modern Warfare’s model of the favored Tamagotchi. The staff named it the Tamagunchi, and gamers can put on it in multiplayer and spec-ops modes.
“This little thing on your wrist, every time you get a string of kills, it goes, ‘Ya-ta!’ and it makes a little noise, then you look at it, and it evolved out of an egg,” artwork director Joel Emslie – who got here up with the concept – advised Game Informer as a part of the journal’s September cowl story.
“Tamagunchis are fed by the player’s performance in multiplayer. It’s just this little active wristwatch thing. If you don’t take care of your Tamagunchi, it will rot and die.”
As a part of the identical cowl story, we additionally discovered that Modern Warfare supports dedicated servers.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches October 25 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.