When you preorder Call of Duty: Vanguard for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on November 5th, you’ll get a full year of entertainment. From the epic, world-trotting Campaign to massive Multiplayer launch content, as well as a franchise-first Zombies crossover, there’s something for everyone in this game. When the game launches on November 5th, 2021, there will be plenty to do.
Take a look at everything you need to know about preloading the game, as well as the game’s launch content, and a look at what’s coming up in the lead-up to Season One.
Find out more about Caldera, the brand new map for Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific. Vanguard players will have 24 hours of early access to the brand new map, which will be released on December 2nd.
What is COD Vanguard?
Take on the world on all fronts, including dogfights in the Pacific, airdrops over France, and sniper accuracy to defend Stalingrad and slash through the advancing troops on the African continent. The popular Call of Duty(r) franchise returns with Call of Duty Vanguard, a game developed by Sledgehammer Games that immerses players in intense WWII combat on a global scale.
A select group of soldiers from various nations unite to confront the greatest threat to humanity in an intense single-player campaign. Players will also leave their mark in Call of Duty’s iconic Multiplayer mode, as well as Treyarch’s innovative new Zombies mode.
Following the launch of Call of Duty(r): Vanguard, a brand-new and unique Call of Duty: Warzone integration will be released. It will also feature cross-generation and cross-progression, as well as an extensive calendar of free post-launch content, including new map modes and community events, among other things.
Call of Duty Vanguard Launch Features
Pre-Load and Play at the Time of Launch
Players with Digital Vanguard pre-orders on Xbox One and Xbox Series XS can begin preloading the game. Start downloading the game now so you can play it when Vanguard launches on November 5th.
Campaign The Birth of Special Forces
Finish Project Phoenix and experience the unforgettable events that take place in Task Force One, the world’s largest group of heroes, which includes Arthur Kingsley, Polina Petrova, Wade Jackson, Lucas Riggs, Richard Webb, and many others. Choose between Regular, Recruit, Hardened, or Veteran difficulty settings, as well as the game’s rewards for your efforts.
After massive damage is inflicted on Berlin’s Reichstag Building, Allied forces storm the structure, which has been bombed out as the Axis defends itself. Treyarch’s legendary Call of Duty: World at War map has been reimagined as a small-scale arena.
Enjoy your game with the all-new Combat Pacing filter, which allows you to set the maximum number of players that can play at once. It can be set to Tactical for a traditional Call of Duty game with a maximum of 12 players, Assault for 7v7 and 18v18 games, and Blitz for a high-octane 8v8 and 24v24 game. Select All for a varied gaming experience.
Zombies: Franchise-First Crossover
New places like Merville’s undead enclave and Shi No Numa’s famous forests are only an Aether portal away. Complete your objectives, earn Covenants to improve your skills and even survive the horde until you can escape Stalingrad alive…if you can survive the final assault.
Following the Allied invasion of Northern France, a tank battle turns into an infantry battle over a farm’s property. The medium-sized map winds through and around the stables, farmhouse, and home, as well as a few tanks that have spilled over from the previous conflict.
Multiplayer (20 Maps on Start)
COD Vanguard features one of the most extensive multiplayer content updates in the franchise’s history. Discover seven core (and extremely difficult) game modes, including Free to All Team Deathmatch, Kill Confirmed, Domination, Hardpoint Search & Destroy, and the all-new Patrol.
The pincer attack of Axis forces prompts the Allies to prepare for a fight on the beachfront, based on The Battle of Pica Forks. The map is small, with the contest’s main location being a large machine gun nest.
At the Lovat River’s small village and church, Allied Forces are advancing to attack an Axis before they can effectively retreat using supplies and equipment. The map is small, and combat takes place between the west Church and the east Lumberyard, separated by a river.
Shipping Highlights Vanguard Season Prelude Content
The free Shipment game, a classic multi-player game that has been redesigned to Vanguard and is set to arrive on November 17th, is one of the game’s main focuses. Veterans and newcomers alike should prepare for a new version of the map that has enthralled Call of Duty players for over a decade.
Caldera is launched alongside Warzone Pacific
Caldera will be available to Vanguard owners with 24-hour first-play access on December 2 at 9:00 a.m. (PT). Then, starting at 9:15 a.m. PST on Dec. 3, it will be available to all players.
The lush forests and rocky mountains are a sight to behold. Beaches with white sand and eerie ruination. A dormant volcano that towers over 200 historical sites. Caldera is only the beginning of Vanguard’s full integration into Warzone. Similar to Verdansk, the Caldera design was influenced by two decades of research and community feedback.
The Vanguard Royale mode — and later VanguardPlunder mode — and later Vanguard Plunder mode — will showcase all of the new content that was added beginning with Season One for all players who are playing Season One. From the Season One update onwards, the mode features all-new content, including weapons and vehicles like biplanes and AA trucks.
Secrets of the Pacific
Beginning November 24th, Warzone will be open for business. Beginning November 24, Warzone in Secrets of the Pacific will be able to learn more about Caldera through Warzone. This event lasts only a few days and provides crucial information on Caldera and its many points of interest throughout Vanguard and Warzone. The challenges and rewards will be the same in each game.
Season One Season One: Updated Battle Pass, Multiplayer Maps, and More
Vanguard players will receive three brand new multi-player multiplayer maps, three distinct Operators, new Zombies content, brand new weapons, new challenges, and much more starting December 2nd.
Season One marks the start of Vanguard and Warzone Pacific’s first Battle Pass system, with up to 100 Tiers worth of items, including a variety of no-cost Weapon Blueprints and cosmetic content, as well as two weapons that can be used to unlock yours.