The American publisher Activision ended this Thursday with all the rumors about his next video game. Having revealed the name this week, Call of Duty: Vanguard will return to one of his favorite historical periods, the conflict of the WWII, and with optimized graphics to take advantage of the technology of the new generation of consoles.
The new Call of Duty: Vanguard, developed by the studio Sledgehammer Games, was presented this Thursday with a event within Warzone called the Battle of Verdansk, a fictional city that serves as the setting for the free battle royale.
The players had to access this presentation through the video game menu, as also happened in the transition between Modern Warfare and Black Ops: Cod War,which served to adapt the map to an aesthetic set in the Cold War.
But this time all the participants put aside the traditional conflict between NATO and the Warsaw Pact to work as a single team to stop a mighty armored train with a gun and in the meantime earn various rewards.
What will Call of Duty: Vanguard look like
The first advance that the study revealed was on Monday with a brief teaser of the game, in which elements and weapons were appreciated that pointed to this chapterI was going to be set back in WWII, like that WWII of 2017.
Call of Duty: Vanguard will launch players on an “epic scale of global warfare” where they will experience combat through the Special Forces Operators originals in the four main theaters of World War II.
A classic in the series, the single-player campaign features a select multinational group of four soldiers of the United States, Great Britain, Russia and Australia that rise together in combat to change the course of the war.
Activision clarified that Vanguard is not related to the 2017 Call of Duty: WW II video game.
As in the latest installments -Modern Warfare and Black Ops: Cold War-, Call of Duty Vanguard will also feature multiplayer mode from day one with 20 maps, including 16 main ones, and even the traditional one. zombie mode.
The Treyarch studio, who developed the last installment Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War (2020), will be in charge of linking the chilling experience of Zombies with this Cal of Duty: Vanguard.
Also, as a novelty, this edition will present the Champion Hill mode,a series of tournament-style head-to-head matches, where players can play solo (1v1) or team up in duos (2v2) and trios (3v3) to battle in an arena consisting of four maps. The winner will be the last squad left alive.
To experience signature Call of Duty combat and new ways to play with reactive game environments and combat pacing, Vanguard used the next-gen Call of Duty graphics engine featured with in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019).
This new technical detail allowed the game to reach a impressive visual fidelity, a photorealistic world, realistic characters, and optimized performance that enhances gameplay. Also a new custom ballistics and reactive environments to the shots that give it a realism never seen in the series.
Call of Duty: Vanguard will be available on the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, and PC consoles via Battle.net on Friday, November 5, 2021.