Call of Duty: Vanguard is a first person shooter developed by Sledgehammer Games and Treyarch, and published by Activision.
It is set during the Second World War, and tells the story of the origins of the Special Forces across various global frontiers of the war.
In just two weeks, Infinity Ward's sequel has nearly outsold last year's title across Europe. It's already the third-best-selling title of 2022.
Activision has revealed that Q2 2022 saw a dip in the monthly active users, as well as general revenue for the company's games.
"Call of Duty is overly entrenched, so that no rival – no matter how relevant – can catch up," Sony tells regulatory bodies in relation to Microsoft's looming acquisition of Activision.
Since launching in 2020, Call of Duty: Warzone has had over 125 million players. Over 3,000 people are working on the franchise currently.
The new arrives with a ton of weapon changes, adjustment, bug fixes, and some preparation for the upcoming Operation Monarch crossover event.
The publisher claims this "primarily due to our own execution" and promises the "most ambitious plan in Call of Duty history" with this year's titles.
Activision attributes the steep drop-off to lower player engagement in Call of Duty: Warzone and relatively lower sales for Call of Duty: Vanguard.
A new report claims that even though Call of Duty is rumoured to skip its 2023 release, it could go back to that schedule the following year, with Sledgehammer having started pre-production on a new i...
The latest iteration of the long-running FPS franchise is getting a two-week free trial period featuring select multiplayer maps and modes.
The new season for Call of Duty: Warzone and Call of Duty: Vanguard is officially live for PC and consoles, bringing in plenty of fixes and new content.
Activision's earnings report confirms that year-on-year sales for the Call of Duty franchise are down, with Vanguard selling fewer units than previous titles.
The upcoming mid-season update for Call of Duty: Vanguard and Call of Duty: Warzone will feature a crossover with the Japanese anime Attack on Titan, celebrating its final season's release.
The Call of Duty publisher heads to court against the cheat providers EngineOwning, seeking "exemplary and punitive damages."
The issues began following a recent playlist update for all platforms. Sledgehammer Games is currently investigating the same.
Vanguard owners will receive 24 hour early access to the new Caldera map in Warzone, allowing them to start playing on December 8th.
PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan recently denounced Activision for its "deep-seated culture of discrimination and harassment."
Call of Duty: Vanguard's first free access weekend starts Thursday, and includes the entirety of the game's multiplayer offerings.
The latest but not quite greatest Call of Duty has been out for several weeks - here are a few issues that fans already have with it.
Cheaters found constantly violating the security policy can find themselves banned from playing past, present and future Call of Duty titles.
Critical reception for the World War 2 first person shooter has been muted, and it seems that's been reflected in the game's performance on the market as well.
The first person shooter has seen quite a drop in launch sales from last year's game. Meanwhile, Mario Party Superstars is still #1.
Call of Duty: Vanguard's latest update includes a bunch of fixes to the game's multiplayer and Zombies modes, but it robs players of their mid-level campaign progress.
The Call of Duty formula’s most familiar entry does it well.
Meanwhile, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales saw increased sales thanks to strong Nintendo Switch and PS5 sales.
Vanguard is available now for consoles and PC, while Warzone's big new map update will launch for all platforms on December 2.
Witness how Oberführer Wolfram Von List encountered Kortifex the Deathless and ultimately raised the dead to do his bidding in the upcoming mode.
If you're only installing multiplayer and Zombies, then 36 GB of HDD space will be required. Pre-loading begins today at 10 AM PT on Battle.net.
Things like full 4K graphics, ultrawide support, and various customization settings and options are part of the package.
Unlike other recent Call of Duty entries, the upcoming Vanguard won't give PlayStation players exclusive access to a game mode.
Sledgehammer Games has made a number of changes and improvements to its upcoming shooter based on players' feedback for the beta.
Warzone's Pacific update arrives on December 2nd, adding a new map Caldera, new vehicles and weapons, and Ricochet anti-cheat.
Returning to WW2, the new Call of Duty promises a bombastic experience. However, it has some pretty big issues to sort out before launch.
Activision has revealed details on the shooter's file sizes on PlayStation and Xbox console, and also confirmed when exactly pre-loading will go live.
Activision confirms that "new on-demand texture streaming tech" will cut down the install size by 30%-50% on PC and new-gen consoles.
Meet Polina Petrova, Daniel Take Yatsu, Padmavati Balan and Arthur Kingsley, four of the 12 Operators that will be available at launch.
Watch Alex Potter and Sebastiano Tomada Piccolomini capture shots from the game's various theaters of war, and discuss their realism.
Call of Duty's latest anti-cheat Ricochet is already in the hands of cheaters, not long after its recent reveal and announcement.
The upcoming shooter features a campaign spanning various theaters in WW2, a new Zombies mode and 20 multiplayer maps at launch.
Players will venture to a Stalingrad teeming with zombies and attempt to defeat Kortifex the Deathless with the help of four Aether entities.
Utilize new Dark Aether skills along with WW2 era weapons to combat the undead in this prequel to the Black Ops Cold War - Zombie story.
The new development division will assist with the development Call of Duty: Vanguard's live seasons as well as future projects.
The company puts cheaters in their aim with the new kernel-based system that will launch alongside Call of Duty: Vanguard.
Developed by Treyarch, this year's Zombies is a crossover focused on the Dark Aether storyline and seems to have a "sinister twist."
Following in the footsteps of its predecessors, PlayStation players will get some exclusive "benefits" in Call of Duty: Vanguard.
At New York Comic Con, Sam Maggs mulls over the idea of trying to create an iconic story and characters in a Vanguard saga with two more stories.
Play as four soldiers in Task Force One across multiple theaters of war as they attempt to take down the new Nazi leader, Heinrich Freisinger.
Sledgehammer Games is also "taking a thorough pass at weapon balancing, audio mixing, and visibility" with further details coming later.
Call of Duty: Vanguard's open beta has a plethora of cheaters, which has become a major point of concern for fans.
Previously scheduled to last until today, Activision has announced that the upcoming shooter's open beta will now run an additional two days.
Eagle's Nest, Search and Destroy, two more featured playlists and cross-platform support will be available during this weekend's beta.
While the upcoming first person shooter's reveal trailer made no mentions of Activision, the company's logo can be spotted once again in its recent multiplayer reveal.
Both maps will benefits will benefit from new reactive environments. Sledgehammer's Adam Iscove also confirms FOV slider for consoles.
Beenox is also handling the PC version, implementing multi-monitor support and uncapped framerates along with accessibility features.
Out later this, the new map offers various new points of interest and uses the same tech and engine as Call of Duty: Vanguard.
Tactical Sprint, blind-fire from cover, different caliber bullets and much more are new for this year's multiplayer with 20 maps at launch.
Double time sprinting from 2019's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare returns while new maps like Hotel Royal are also showcased.
Insider reveals that the multiplayer beta embargo will lift at 10:30 PM PST tomorrow, with various publications sharing footage.
Following the invasion of her city by the Germans, Polina Petrova takes up a rifle and fights. Weapon mounting and sneaking are also showcased.
It wouldn't be a proper Call of Duty reveal without a number of issues that have us concerned for launch. Check out six of them here.
The company's logo seems to have disappeared, despite usually being the first thing you would see on boot up.
PlayStation players can try out the new Champion Hill mode, a round-robin tournament, along with four Operators and 10 attachments.
Following reports earlier this year claiming the same, it's now been confirmed that Activision has now got all of its studios on Call of Duty detail.
Geoff Keighley confirms that the first playthrough of one of the levels from the shooter's campaign will debut at the show on August 25.
Interestingly enough, the recent reveal trailer for the World War 2 shooter seems to be attempting to distance the brand from Activision, with the company in the midst of a controversial lawsuit.
Though it was originally noted to be 270 GB, the current Microsoft Store listing reveals that only 75 GB is needed for installation.
A World War 2 campaign, 20 multiplayer maps at launch, a new Zombies mode developed by Treyarch, and more have been confirmed.
Insider Tom Henderson says it's "probably one of the best-looking games on current-gen consoles" and admires the overall crispness.
The Sledgehammer Games-developed 2021 Call of Duty entry has been formally announced, with a reveal coming on August 19.
A recently discovered ad on the PlayStation Store notes the reveal will take place within Call of Duty: Warzone at 10:30 AM PT/6:30 PM BST.
Notable leaker Tom Henderson states that there are going to be more 6v6 maps in the game at launch than previously thought.
Developed by Sledgehammer Games, the next Call of Duty has already had its various editions, setting, release date and more leaked.
A notable insider has claimed that a new Call of Duty anti-cheat has been in the works for an year now, and Warzone will receive an update soon.
Insider Tom Henderson also indicates that an alpha is coming soon and that dynamic weather will play a role in some fashion.
Much like last year, there will be Standard and Ultimate Editions along with a Cross-Gen Bundle. An open beta will also take place.
Despite the current PR turmoil of Activision, the company's President/COO has confirmed that Call of Duty is on track as always.
The Call of Duty developer has revealed a new look for itself ahead of the official reveal of this year's Call of Duty game, which should be sometime soon.
Sledgehammer Games' Call of Duty game for 2021 is allegedly going to be revealed soon, and if last year's reveal is any indication, it will come via Warzone.
It seems alpha builds for internal testing for this year's Call of Duty game have been spotted on multiple platforms under a codename.
A World War 2 map will be launching for Call of Duty: Warzone alongside the next game. It's rumored to be the largest yet with new vehicles.
The developer is "excited" and "can't wait to share more."
It remains to be seen whether the game will be integrated with Warzone.
May or may not feature an alternate history 1950s setting.
A known leaker might be hinting at another World War 2 setting for Call of Duty.
The WWII developer is alleged to be in the driver seat for 2021's entry.
Death, taxes and a yearly Call of Duty sequel are always a certainty.