Overlord is the code name of an American command base that during combat gives information on the enemy's strength and location, as well as new orders or objectives to the soldiers currently in action.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Edit
Overlord was the U.S. Command from
during the U.S. Marine invasion of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Al-Asad's country (labeled "Command" in the subtitles, identifying himself as "Overlook" at the beginning of " Shock and Awe"). He was last heard on the mission " No Fighting in the War Room", when all the SAS teams were ordered to exit the base.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Edit
Overlord gives orders to the
U.S. Army Rangers, particularly Hunter Two-One, in . He is heard in " Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Of Their Own Accord", " Wolverines!" and many other levels, including Spec Ops. He communicates objectives and commands to Ramirez's squad.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Edit Overlord's dossier in Modern Warfare 3.
Overlord also appears again in
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
giving orders to the
. He is also the
announcer and the announcer for Delta Force in multiplayer. During the cutscene of "
", his information and his connecting with the Presidential Aide ranks him as a General Commander.
Overlord was originally the voice of the U.S. Army Rangers multiplayer announcer in , and can be heard announcing the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 AC-130 in the "Customized Killstreaks" trailer.
 Overlord appears in and survives all games in the Modern Warfare series, along with Price and Nikolai.
His callsign in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is "Centcom Comm".
In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Overlord is most often heard in Special Ops, except in the mission " Milehigh Jack", where the announcer is Vladimir Makarov, " Resistance Movement", where the announcer is John "Soap" Mactavish and " Firewall", Where the announcer is MacMillan.
Overlord never made a physical appearance, he is only heard giving orders.
Overlord's new voice in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is never explained. It is possible there are multiple operatives under the callsign, similar to MacMillian and the unnamed Baseplate operative.
When a Special Ops mission is failed in Modern Warfare 2 and Modern Warfare 3, he will always say either 'Not good enough, run it again' or 'We got torn up out there'.
He is always the announcer of Survival mode even on maps that do not feature the Delta Force.
Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Trailer - YouTube