Snake has a new best friend in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. And thus was Call of Duty Dog completely forgotten.
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Because a scantily-clad sniper is hardly man's best friend, Snake has another A.I. companion to aid him in next year's epic adventure. Snake finds DD — short for Diamond Dog — in the woods during his journeys.
Once retrieved, DD enters the tender care of Ocelot, who trains him until he's big enough to pose dramatically with his master.
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Once properly schooled in theatrics, DD can accompany Snake or Big Boss or whatever you want to call him on missions.
What does DD do on those missions? I have no idea, but Polygon says he'll eventually wear an eye patch, which will be adorable beyond words.
See? Eye patch!