Call of Duty: Vanguard edition is available for pre-order and here is what you should know about the upcoming title. You will be able to get early access to the beta program starting September 16.
When Does COD Vanguard Launch?
COD Vanguard will launch on November 5th, 2021 with unparalleled maps and modes, new tactical gameplay, and a global cast of operators. You don’t need to wait so long to experience the action so get ready to join the action.
These events are described below. You will also find information about new features in Vanguard multiplayer.
Vanguard Open Beta Dates and Early Access to Vanguard
Tthe early access period takes place from Thursday, September 16 at 10 a.m. PT to Saturday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. PT. You can play the new Champion Hill tournament mode and the Patrol core multiplayer mode. From Saturday, September 18, to Monday September 20, Vanguard will open its beta period to all players.
An Xbox Live Gold membership is required for the early access period. However, it will not be required for the open beta period in most regions.
Maps in COD Vanguard
There are a variety of core modes available on the maps including Hotel Royale, Red Star, Gavutu, and Eagle’s Nest.
The Call of Duty: Vanguard Multiplayer Beta features a wide range of modes, maps, and environments overall. It is just a small sample of what Xbox players can expect on November 5th. However, it is a great first opportunity for Xbox gamers to team up and discover why the game’s Multiplayer offer is one of the most important in franchise history.
Participants in the Multiplayer Beta (either the Early Access or the Open Beta periods), and those who reach Level 20 will be awarded a Weapon Blueprint to use in Call of Duty: Vanguard’s launch in November 5, and Call of Duty: Warzone later in the year.
Vanguard Multiplayer – More Ways to Play
There are 16 maps available for core gameplay and four maps to experience the Champion Hill experience. The maps represent four major warfronts
- the Western Fron
- Eastern Front
- Pacific Front there is a lot of variety in Call of Duty: Vanguard Multiplayer.
Participate in the New Champion Hill or Patrol Modes
Call of Duty: Vanguard will launch two new modes and here is what they are:
- Champion Hill is a multi-arena survival tournament that allows solo, duos, and trios to use tactics and strategy in combination with close-quarter gunplay.
- Patrol – Based upon Hardpoint: Objective-based mode features a scoring area in near-constant movement, forcing Operators to stay on the move.
These modes can be used in conjunction with classic modes such as Team Deathmatch, Kill Confirmed, and Domination.
You can set your combat pace
The Combat Pacing system is a brand new feature in Call of Duty. It allows you to control how you play by breaking down the pacing into three categories: Tactical (Assault), and Blitz (Blitz). Tactical is the best option for the 6v6 experience that you love. You can also try Assault if you’re looking to take it up a notch. Do you need it fast and furious? You can count on Blitz to deliver non-stop action and mayhem.
To switch between them all during a play session, set Combat Pacing to “All”.
Join a Clan and Earn Rewards Together
The all-new Clan system gives you more control over your squad. Clans will have their own progression, emblems, and Battle Pass-related rewards that can be unlocked for all members of your group. This gives you and your squadmates a fair share of the loot. S and Xbox One players can form Clans and play together.
Gunsmith: The Next Evolution
Gunsmith is back, with more weapon customization than ever. There are up to ten attachment slots for certain weapons that allow you to customize your weapon to suit any combat situation.
The “Buck Slug” attachment is for shotguns. It loads shells with buckshot for short-range and a slug cartridge for long-range. This is only one way that ammo can be changed for weaponry. Other attachments are available to adjust the weapon’s caliber to alter bullet penetration, fire rate, and other parameters.
Riot Shields, in addition to the two melee options of a standard-issue knife and a bayonet for weapons that can be equipped with an underbarrel blade, are making a comeback. Akimbo can also be found on selected weapons as a powerful, close-range option.
Reactive Environments, Maneuvering and Blindfire
Vanguard will soon offer reactive gameplay environments. You can expect to blast through weak points, smash down doors and windows and destroy tiles to make the match more competitive. Watch as dust rises from bullets hitting different surfaces during a firefight.
New strategies can also be created by the cover system. The first strategy is mounting. This returns from previous games. Operators can still move their weapons over vertical and horizontal surfaces. Blindfire is where accuracy will be sacrificed but you can still shoot at your enemies without being in imminent danger.
— Call of Duty Vanguard Beta News (@WW2Vanguard) September 7, 2021
Perks and Proficiencies
Operator Perks, as well as Weapon Perks (now known under the name Proficiencies), are seeing a resurgence. A few examples: Pick Lightweight to increase your movement speed. Or equip the Weapon Perk GungHo to allow Operators to fire the weapon while running. You should also be prepared for Field Upgrades.
Be the Original Special Forces
Operators of Vanguard are a diverse group of people from all walks of life, including cultures, ethnicities, and countries. These fictional characters are brought alive by Sledgehammer’s multi-disciplinary writing team and an expert World War II historian.
Operator Backgrounds and Quips
Through the extended background of each Operator, you can get to know the characters’ personal stories. These characters will have more original dialogue thanks to the expansion of the Quip system. This will bring out their personalities.
Earn Operator XP and Equip Favorite Arms
Playing matches with a particular Operator will earn you Operator XP. This is separate from the regular weapons, Battle Pass and Clan XP. You can unlock new cosmetics and skins as well as calling cards and finishing moves. Each Operator now has a Favorite weapon. This weapon can be used to earn additional XP.