Atlanta Hawks Superstar Trae Young Fuels Call of Duty Modern Warfare II Hype With a High-Octane Promotion

Published 06/03/2022, 9:30 AM EDT
Feb 20, 2022; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Team Durant guard Trae Young (11) passes the ball away from Team LeBron forward LeBron James in the first half of the 2022 NBA All-Star Game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Famous NBA star Trae Young was recently featured in a Modern Warfare II video. With this appearance, Trae has once again silenced his critiques. As we all know, people have severely criticized Trae over the years during his games. But just like the ones who speak through their work, he has answered them with his fantastic performances. 

Now, Young has partnered with one of the biggest gaming franchises in the world to promote their upcoming title. He announced the same by posting an iconic video, showing off his appearance in the trailer. 


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Atlanta Hawks superstar Trae Young features in Call of Duty MW 2’s video!

The Atlanta hawks star added another achievement to his diary as he featured in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2’s trailer. Apparently, Trae partnered with the franchise a few days back, which gave him this opportunity. He revealed this exciting information over his Twitter handle via video.

Mar 22, 2022; New York, New York, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) reacts after a basket against the New York Knicks during the second half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

The point guard was spotted spinning a basketball alongside other iconic members of the Taskforce141. It looked like Captain Price and co. were on a mission as they set the trailer on a plane. Apart from the video, Trae’s post had a caption that said, ‘Ghost doesn’t flinch’ and a few hashtags which confirmed his partnership with the franchise. 

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It is no secret that Trae is a social media star by now. After all, it is his second big appearance on the big screen. He first appeared on WWE’s SmackDown show in October. Young walked in wearing a Hawk’s hoodie as the crowd booed him. Although, it wasn’t something new for the NBA Star, as he was used to it.

Not everyone is comfortable in front of the camera but this was never the case for Trae Young. Both his social media appearances proved successful, with a fantastic performance from the NBA Star. So, now lets look at how the fans reacted to this.

Some facts about the upcoming Call Of Duty Modern Warfare II!

Infinity Ward has finally set a date for the COD. It is supposed to come out on October 28th, 2022. The game is one of the most anticipated titles of the year as its sequel came out years back. It will feature the iconic TaskForce141 on a mission in Singapore.


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Fans are looking forward to this, as the developers are set for a big reveal on 8th June.


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Atharv Phadke

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Atharv is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Journalism from Mumbai University, Atharv has a keen eye for writing engaging content. He enjoys all kinds of games but thoroughly follows FPS games such as Call of Duty, Apex Legends and Fortnite.

Edited By: Pritam Priyedarshi