Call of Duty Vanguard is set in World War II
Sledgehammer Games officially introduced its new game from the Call of Duty franchise.
The game will offer a single-player campaign and multiplayer mode with Call of Duty Zombies and Warzone. This first-person shooter will be set in World War II, following the most recent 2017 release. This will actually be the fifth installment in the series set in this period.
The game focuses on the origin of special forces and it will be shown from multiple points of view as it takes place in Eastern and Western Fronts, Africa and Pacific theatre.
The multiplayer mode features 20 maps at launch. The game will include a very popular Zombie mode, which will connect with a story from the Cold War Zombies.
Call of Duty Vanguard will launch on November 5th. The game will be available to PCs, Xbox Series One, X, and S, as well for PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles.
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Rise on Every Front, Call of Duty®: Vanguard to Launch November 5
All-New Call of Duty Delivers World War II Like Never Before; Seamless Integration with New Warzone Experience Later This Year; Offers Players the Complete Package
SANTA MONICA, Calif. Aug. 19, 2021– Scheduled to start November 5 players will turn the tides of war to experience World War II like never before in Call of Duty®: Vanguard. Alongside a seamlessly integrated, new Warzone experience coming later this year, the massive amount of Call of Duty content will provide players an unrivaled offering.
Vanguard delivers the complete package to Call of Duty fans across Campaign, online Multiplayer and Zombies co-operative modes. Players will witness the origins of Special Forces as they change the face of history, forming Task Force One in a sprawling World War II narrative campaign spanning the Eastern and Western fronts of Europe, the Pacific, and North Africa. Multiplayer features 20 maps on day one at launch. While Zombies fans will experience a signature undead gameplay experience, marking a franchise-first Zombies crossover for Call of Duty.
Later this year, Vanguard players will be immersed in a fully integrated, new Call of Duty®: Warzone™ experience featuring a brand-new map, new gameplay and new experiences. Together, this is the most connected Call of Duty ever, all powered by the next-generation Call of Duty engine introduced in Modern Warfare®.
“Call of Duty: Vanguard is primed to deliver a stunning range of gameplay experiences for the entire Call of Duty community. Vanguard’s breadth of content is a hallmark of the title, with more multiplayer maps on day one than ever before and the first Zombies crossover in Call of Duty history,” said Johanna Faries, General Manager, Call of Duty, Activision. “Warzone fans will also experience a host of exciting new things to come as part of the new launch. We can’t wait to share more soon.”
Call of Duty: Vanguard is available for pre-order now. The title is scheduled for release on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox® Series X|S ,Xbox One®, and PC via Battle.net starting November 5. Call of Duty: Warzone’s new experience will release later this year.
Call of Duty: Vanguard is published by Activision, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI). Development is led by Sledgehammer Games, with Treyarch leading development for Zombies. Call of Duty: Warzone development is led by Raven Software. Additional development across Vanguard and Warzone comes from Beenox, Demonware, High Moon Studios, Activision Shanghai Studio, and Toys for Bob.
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