Bizarre animal skin lands Call of Duty in a world of trouble

The Call of Duty franchise will soon witness the next major entry in Modern Warfare II. All the hype is already there for the next game. Unfortunately, the series has found itself in an undesirable situation lately, which is related to the battle royale Warzone.

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Recently, the Call of Duty team came under fire when a concept artist called out Activision for allegedly stealing their design for a Warzone operator skin that debuted in the game recently.

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Call of Duty Warzone Season 4 Reloaded “Loyal Samoyed” skin is plagiarized, concept artist says

Season 4 Reloaded recently rolled out with a major update. While bringing new features and game modes, it also introduced various new operator skins with new packs. Speaking of one in particular, it’s called the Floof Fury pack. It features a very special Samoyed themed skin for Operator Kim Tae Young.

Once it was made available, the majority of Warzone players were highly interested in purchasing it as soon as possible. However, this particular operator skin is now called by a concept artist. Linen Voile took to Twitter to prove that Call of Duty’s Loyal Samoyed skin is basically plagiarized and straight ripped from their own creation they made three years ago in 2019.

As you can see above, the points and details mentioned by Sail, about the similarities between their art and the CoD Vanguard and Warzone skin, are convincingly similar. Loyal Samoyed Operator’s clothing and overall skin look closely resemble Lin on’s concept art. Art Station.

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The artist has claimed that the Loyal Samoyed skin seen in Warzone is plagiarized by Activision. Interestingly, since the issue gained attention on social media, the Floof Fury Pack has been removed. For now, it is not for sale in the game. This could involve the development team themselves trying to figure out the irregularities regarding the skin.

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In the meantime, it will be interesting to see if there will be an official announcement from Activision’s side or not.

Warzone is now available for all supported platforms. Players can enjoy it on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Battle.net.

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What are your thoughts on the latest plagiarism-based issue in the Battle Royale game? Do you think the concept artist is right in his claims? Let us know in the comments.

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