The live action trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 features Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr., Cinema Blend is reporting.
Directed by Sherlock Holmes filmmaker Guy Ritchie, the Black Ops 2 trailer shows prospective gamers the numerous ways you can completely obliterate your opponent during online play. Towards the tail end of the clip, Robert Downey Jr. appears as a jet pilot, though you could miss his cameo if you blink at the worst possible moment. Still, for fans of the Call of Duty series, seeing Iron Man himself engaging in the fray is understandably thrilling.
“Guess who brought a jet to a gun fight,” Downey Jr. says seconds before flying off into the distance.
According to the New York Post, Treyarch’s latest installment in the extremely popular video game franchise is expected to land on retail shelves this November. Not surprisingly, analysts are estimating that the game could be one of the biggest media releases of the year, regardless of the medium. Given that sales have been quite robust for previous entries in the series, chances are Black Ops 2 will be absolutely no different.
Forbes reports that Robert Downey Jr. isn’t the only celebrity to make an appearance in the latest Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 trailer. YouTube star FPS Russia shows up during the drone sequence of the aforementioned clip, though this probably means nothing if you don’t spend a lot of time on watching game videos on YouTube.
Just a few days ago, The Inquisitr reported that the open-world sandbox title Minecraft was the most popular game being played on Xbox LIVE. While this feat is no doubt impressive, chances are Call of Duty will find itself back on top of the activity charts once Black Ops 2 has landed in the hands of its rabid fanbase.
Director Guy Ritchie’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 trailer featuring Robert Downey Jr. has been embedded below. Will you be picking up a copy of the game on November 13?