Two days after the announcement, Activision has officially revealed Call of Duty: Vanguard, the next game in the COD series. Sledgehammer Games is leading the development of the game and it’s scheduled for a worldwide release on November 5, 2021, for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC (via battle.net).
Rise On Every Front. #Vanguard arrives on November 5th.
Critical intel below👇 pic.twitter.com/Q9NnaFyC1O
— Call of Duty (@CallofDuty) August 19, 2021
Vanguard takes you through 4 major fronts of World War II
With this game, Activision is once again taking players into the chaotic environment of World War II. The game’s narrative will have players engaging in battle on 4 major fronts of WWII- Eastern Front, Western Front, Pacific, and North Africa. Players will be presented with the objective of stopping Project Phoenix, a mission cooked up by Heinrich Freisinger to find Hitler’s successor.
The game features 4 playable characters from different countries-
- Private Lucas Riggs, 20th Battalion, Australian 9th Infantry Division, British Eighth Army.
- Sergeant Arthur Kingsley of the 9th Parachute Battalion, British Army.
- Lieutenant Wade Jackson, Scouting Squadron Six, United States Navy.
- Lieutenant Polina Petrova of the 138th Rifle Division, Red Army.
Call of Duty: Vanguard Multiplayer and Zombies
Vanguard will also have a multiplayer mode with 20 maps at launch. Activision says they include a variety of diverse environments, advanced Gunsmith and Caliber system, next-generation 2v2 Gunfight mode, and more.
The game will also include a Zombies co-op mode. Its development is being led by Treyarch Studios and it’ll be a continuation to the Dark Aether story.
It’s official: the Dark Aether story will expand in Call of Duty: #Vanguard Zombies this November.
Stay tuned. 😈 https://t.co/owxtoijR5c
— Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) August 19, 2021
Additional details about multiplayer and zombies in Vanguard will be revealed later.
Call of Duty: Vanguard pre-order
The game is up for pre-order on all platforms. Those who pre-order will get early access to the open beta, and obtain the Night Raid Mastercraft in Black Ops Cold War and Warzone.