Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Dev to Pull Infamous ‘Groot’ Skin While It Works on a Fix

Sledgehammer Games is lastly working on a repair for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s notorious Gaia Operator outfit — a.ok.a. the “Groot” pores and skin.

The pores and skin, which is accessible as an alternate costume for the Nova Operator, has been criticized by the Call of Duty group ever since its debut with Modern Warfare 2 Season 6 in late September. Unlike different outfits, the tree-like get-up has been stated to be more durable to spot throughout battle due to the numerous holes in its torso.

Although the pores and skin was adjusted to enhance visibility shortly after launch, it appears the discharge of Modern Warfare 3 on November 10 led to extra frustrations. The latest entry within the Call of Duty sequence permits gamers to deliver their unlocks, weapons, and purchases from the earlier installment, which suggests the Gaia pores and skin is again, too.


Sledgehammer was unsurprisingly requested about potential plans to deal with the complaints associated to the “Groot” pores and skin’s look throughout a current (*3*). User Deagil_ requested one of the numerous with questions on how the Activision developer was wanting to the longer term: “Oh the most important one, what are you going to do concerning the Gaia pores and skin and the issues it has introduced ahead to MW3 from MW2?”

Sledgehammer’s response ought to assist ease the minds of those that have run into points with the Nova pores and skin: “Adjustments to Gaia and Gaia Blackcell Operator Skins are within the pipeline for Modern Warfare III. In a future recreation replace, we’ll disable this merchandise till stated adjustments will be launched to all gamers.”

It’s not clear how lengthy the Gaia beauty can be unavailable to be used or how Sledgehammer will deal with the complaints.

Modern Warfare 3’s launch has suffered from extra than simply see-through skins. At launch, some gamers discovered spawn points with a few of the entry’s maps. Sledgehammer rapidly moved to pull affected maps out of rotation from sure recreation modes to deal with these points.

In our evaluate for Modern Warfare 3’s multiplayer part, we praised some of the finer gameplay tweaks however nonetheless wished it got here with greater adjustments to push the sequence ahead.

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