In a hilarious video, a Modern Warfare 2 player’s use of the JOKR launcher turns into an unfortunate self-elimination.
In a funny clip, an unlucky one Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 the player accidentally shoots down his own helicopter while using the JOKR missile in a battle. The short video is just one of many hilarious but unfortunate kills Modern Warfare 2 which has entertained many in the franchise’s fan base.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is one of gaming’s most popular first-person shooters at the moment with thousands of players from around the world going head-to-head in online battles. With a huge variety of weapons to choose from, some players tend to gravitate towards the heavier artillery, like the game’s terrifying lock-thrower known as the JOKR. When using this weapon, opposing players can be eliminated in an unexpected explosion. But the player using this launcher is usually not the one who needs to worry about getting killed.
Unfortunately, a Modern Warfare 2 player known on Reddit as Downbikachu happened to be on the receiving end of his own attack while using the infamous JOKR. Although this is not the first unfortunate one Modern Warfare 2 self-elimination, it’s a fun glitch that makes for a great quick display. Everything seemed to be going well for Downbikachu, but a launch with JOKR comically circles back through the air and heads straight for the doomed player. As the projectile flies closer and closer to Downbikachu, realization sets in and all he can do is scream before being cut off.
With over two thousand upvotes on Reddit as of this writing, it’s clear that many others Modern Warfare 2 players also got a kick out of the clip. It’s a complete contrast to some of the impressive JOKR kills some have managed to pull off in the game. The end of the clip with Downbikachu realizing there’s nowhere to hide from his own attack shows that sometimes, even when players are confident in a fight, the unexpected can really throw them off guard.
This year Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is expected to grow even more, and with that, many players will flock to more matches to try and secure the satisfying, viral-worthy kills that keep the community behind this franchise thriving. But unlike the impressive and calculated takedowns, there also tend to be eliminations that get attention because of how stupid or outrageous they get. From winning battles in an unorthodox or random way to mistakenly settling down with a giant rocket launcher, Duty calls franchise seems to always provide a base for many players to catch some great in-game content.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is now available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
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