When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Here’s how it works.

Call of Duty: Vanguard gets long-awaited campaign footage at gamescom 2021

Call of Duty Vanguard press image 3

Today, Activision revealed spectacular footage from Call of Duty: Vanguard. The game takes place during World War II and focuses on areas like North Africa and others — places that aren't typically featured in shooters depicting that time period. We got a glimpse of one of the main characters as she escapes a harrowing bombing.

The next-generation visuals are showcased through the particle effects at the end. Seeing so many explosions and smoke at the same time definitely enhances immersion and builds tension. There's a rather intense firefight through a burning building in there too.

A surprise was the ability to grab protruding bricks to climb onto various structures. There seems to be a lot more verticality in Call of Duty: Vanguard than previous historically-themed shooters. We'll have to see how it comes into play during multiplayer, if at all.

Call of Duty: Vanguard is expected to launch on November 5, starting at $59.99. When pre-ordering there are a number of editions to choose from that give you access to post-launch content and much more, plus access to the open beta that takes place soon.

Report a problem with article
Microsoft Officecom website displaying all the Office suite of web apps available
Next Article

Microsoft to drop support for Office Android apps on Chrome OS next month

Marvel&039s Midnight Suns promo
Previous Article

Marvel's Midnight Suns announced, a superhero tactical RPG from Firaxis

Join the conversation!

Login or Sign Up to read and post a comment.

3 Comments - Add comment