Have you ever been curious to know how the world's most elite soldiers kill time while on deployment? Well, they aren't much different than most men their age. Video games are a popular hobby for troops across the world. But what games are they playing?
We talked to a former professional gamer, who gave up the life to serve in our Nation's most elite military units. He is currently a U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman working closely with Navy SEALs and other special forces groups.
He took a few minutes to give us a breakdown of the video games and equipment that he and his fellow crewman like to play on deployment. This is clearly subjective based upon his personal experience, observations, and the random polling of people through his current Command.
Read below and you'll see the trend toward the first-person shooter and sports games. It is interesting to think that you might be spending your nights in gun battles online playing against Green Berets, SEALs, Rangers, and other elite units.
Top 3 PS4 Games to play on deployment by Special Operations Forces
Top 3 XBOX ONE Games to play on deployment by Special Operations Forces
Operator Load-OutYes, if you had wondered, our boys go downrange with a tactical video game system. This ensures endless hours of enjoyment and smack talking in the worst of locations and situations. Here are some of the ingredients to the ruggedized gaming platform: