Earlier this week Activision announced that it would be releasing Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC that makes Snoop Dogg narrate multipayer matches. Now the game is adding another colourful character to its roster of narrators with actor R. Lee Ermey lending his aggressive vocal chops to the popular FPS.

Ermey is best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket - a role he attained due to his background as an actual military drill sergeant. Amazingly, he was hired as a technical adviser, but he understood the character and the ways of a drill sergeant better than the actor hired for the role, so director Stanley Kubrick recast Ermey for the part. The former drill sergeant still wasn't happy with the script, so he wrote 150 pages of new lines, which Kubrick liked so much that it replaced much of the original script. Ermey went on to receive a Golden Globe nomination for his role in the film.

As of next week you'll be able to hear the famous military personality shout out such barks as "When they drop weapons, take 'em, you idiot!", "A day without blood is like a day without sunshine!", and "You remind me of a younger, uglier me!"

Like the Snoop Dogg Voice Pack, this Drill Instructor Voice Pack will be available on 22nd April on Xbox Live. Other platforms will receive it later at an unannounced date.

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