- Rise on every front starting November 5 as Call of Duty: Vanguard brings a new gripping campaign, featuring the origins of Special Forces spanning four major theaters of World War II.
- Become an original Special Forces Operator in an innovate online multiplayer experience with 20 maps at launch and prepare for a franchise-first Zombies crossover.
- Get immersed in a fully integrated Call of Duty: Warzone experience featuring a new, massive map and unified Battle Pass progression across both Vanguard and Warzone.
Prepare for WWII combat like never before. Starting November 5, witness the origins of Special Forces as you play a pivotal role and change the face of history, forming Task Force One in a gripping campaign across four major theaters of war. Plus, experience 20 multiplayer maps at launch, a crossover Zombies experience, and full Warzone integration, including a new, massive map.
This is Call of Duty: Vanguard, coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on Friday, November 5. Read on for our introduction to campaign, multiplayer, Zombies, and Warzone.
Campaign: Change the Face of History
Experience combat through the story of the multinational heroes who came together to form Task Force One and set the stage for Special Forces as we know it. These are the heroes of Call of Duty: Vanguard:
- Sergeant Arthur Kingsley, 9th Parachute Battalion, British Army
- Lieutenant Polina Petrova of the 138th Rifle Division, Red Army
- Lieutenant Wade Jackson, Scouting Squadron Six, United States Navy
- Private Lucas Riggs, 20th Battalion, Australian 9th Infantry Division, British Eighth Army
Whether dogfighting over the Midway Islands, defending Stalingrad with a sniper’s precision, airdropping over France, or blasting through advancing forces in North Africa, this is a deeply engaging and raw campaign, featuring the signature combat you’ve come to expect from Call of Duty.
Multiplayer: 20 Launch Maps and More Ways to Play
Call of Duty: Vanguard will launch with a massive day one multiplayer offering, with 20 diverse maps available at launch, including 16 built for core gameplay. Prepare for adrenaline-fueled Call of Duty action as you rise through the ranks in your journey to become one of the original Special Forces Operators.
Sledgehammer Games is bringing plenty of multiplayer innovations, too. Customize your weapons like never before using the advanced Gunsmith. Experience the new Caliber system, which brings immersive and reactive environments to a new level, as well as having an impact on destruction and fire rate. Plus experience the next generation of the seminal 2v2 Gunfight mode first introduced in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Champion Hill.
Look for more details in the worldwide multiplayer reveal coming soon, including information on the forthcoming open beta.
Zombies: A Brutal, Enthralling Experience Developed by Treyarch
Call of Duty: Vanguard features an all-new, franchise-first crossover Zombies game mode with development led by Treyarch Studios. The cooperative experience continues the Dark Aether story to create deeply engaging lore, all while innovating the core gameplay that the mode is famous for. Discover the unspeakable horrors of the precursor to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies while holding off the relentless onslaught of the undead.
Expect a detailed preview of Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies as All Hallows Eve approaches.
Call of Duty: Warzone
With development led by Raven Software, Warzone is set to make Call of Duty history with a brand-new map launching later this year. When the map launches, Warzone will also offer full integration between Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone.
Expect the most connected Call of Duty experience ever seen, with Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone sharing free post-launch content; a massive calendar of new maps, modes, playlists, and limited time and seasonal events; and community celebrations integrated between the two games.
Further details on the integration between Vanguard and Warzone will release in the weeks prior to Vanguard’s launch.
Call of Duty: Vanguard Additional Features
Play across console generations with full cross-gen support between Xbox One and the Xbox Series X|S. Expect a colossal calendar brimming with free post-launch content, including new Multiplayer and Zombies maps and modes, seasonal events, community celebrations, and much more.
The Battle Pass system returns, allowing you to unlock post-launch content with unified progression across both Call of Duty: Vanguard and Call of Duty: Warzone. As always, you can unlock items like base weapons, customization items, and more simply by playing the game.
More Intel Incoming
Stay tuned for more information about Call of Duty: Vanguard coming soon. In addition, be sure to visit the Activision Games Blog or visit the Sledgehammer Games Blog for additional announcements and content.
Pre-order Call of Duty: Vanguard from the Microsoft Store, launching globally on November 5 on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
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