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Ghost's Xbox 360 avatar.

  • Ghost is the multiplayer announcer for Task Force 141, and is the announcer for most, but not all, Special Ops missions.
  • On Infinity Ward's website, Ghost was voted by the community for favorite new character in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
  • His outfit can be bought and worn by Xbox Live Avatars for 400 Microsoft points.
  • In S.S.D.D, the player can overhear two Rangers talking about how Ghost completed the training course (The Pit) in 18.28 seconds with only an M1911, far faster than any of the Rangers, but second to "a guy with a mohawk that spoke with a funny accent".
  • In an interview with IGN, Robert Bowling was asked if there is a possibility that Ghost is still alive and he stated, "Ghost... isn't exactly dead... but you'll see what I mean soon."
    • This was later revealed to be his own comic series Modern Warfare 2: Ghost.
      • Ghost has brown/hazel eyes in the comic, but blue eyes in the actual game.
      • The comic states that Ghost is from Manchester, but he speaks with a London cockney accent.
    • A life-size statue of Ghost that is 5'11" was sold on eBay for the money to support the Red Cross and for the Play for Japan relief which was sold for a winning bid of $5,004.82.
  • A dogtag with Ghost's name and a date is seen in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's Multiplayer World Premiere Trailer at 0:59, and the game mode Kill Confirmed. The date on the tag is 01 23 2011.
  • Ghost appears in a PlayStation 3 commercial titled "Michael " as part of the "Long Live Play" ad campaign.
  • In Soap's Journal, Soap writes: "Another keeper: Ghost. Can't get over the name though. What the hell kind of name is Ghost?", the same way Price says "...what the hell kind of name is Soap?" when Price and Soap first meet.
  • In the premiere trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Ghost can be seen running out of the "The Gulag" when it is being destroyed. He was later replaced by Navy SEAL "Worm".
  • Ghost's model can be used as a multiplayer skin in Call of Duty: Ghosts if the game was pre-ordered from GameStop or if the player buys the Classic Ghost Pack.
    • Ghost's multiplayer skin causes the player's character to become mute.
  • In Loose Ends, Ghost is shown being shot in the forehead. However, when the soldiers throw his corpse into a ditch, the bullet hole is in his left kidney. 
  • In Call of Duty: Ghosts, Riley's name serves as a reference to Ghost. [1]

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