Dark Aether returns, causing a new zombie outbreak, and it's up to Task Force 141 and some brand-new Operators to stop it.
The development team relied on variable-rate shading and runtime systems for better enemy visibility while retaining the maps' feel.
Players start with a loadout and can decide their approach, finding loot to add to their Arsenal. Enemies will also adapt to your tactics.
The multiplayer beta is confirmed to go live on October 6th, with more details on the mode coming in the next Call of Duty Next showcase.
The first person shooter is set to launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on November 10.
Call of Duty narrative director Brian Bloom has said the Modern Warfare subseries will continue to get new instalments beyond the upcoming Modern Warfare 3.
Campaign development is in partnership with Infinity Ward. Sledgehammer is also "working closely" with Treyarch on Zombies.
Developed by Treyarch and Sledgehammer Games, it promises the "largest Call of Duty Zombies map ever" with the biggest enemies yet.
A new close-quarters Tac-Stance and Perks at the beginning of matches also confirmed ,with 12 new core maps coming post-launch.
The newest title in the series launches on November 10th worldwide and is coming to Xbox Series X/S, PS5, PC, Xbox One and PS4.
The Vault Edition includes the Nemesis Operator Pack with four Operator skins, the Season 1 Battle Pass, beta early access, and more.
The sequel also includes a new Tac-Stance Movement, a new Perk system, and After-Market Parts for Gunsmith customization.
The hub will support Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and 3, and Warzone, allowing players to access all their content in one place.
Activision seems to be teasing the return of the fan-favourite mode in this year's Call of Duty instalment.
Following up on previous rumours of nearly all maps from the 2009 title carrying over, a Twitter leaker also claims map voting will return.
A "deep dive" into the sequel's code alleges the upcoming beta codes are "basically last year's game codes, just reissued."
Activision reaffirms that this year's Call of Duty is a "premium release" and that it will be "priced accordingly" at $70.
Reports indicate that the beta will run from October 6th to 10th for PS4 and PS5 and October 12th to 16th for Xbox and PC.
Recent confusion has been cleared up, with Activision confirming that the upcoming first person shooter will indeed be fully cross-gen.
The first person shooter's Xbox Store listing only mentions Xbox Series X/S as its target platform, indicating that it might not be coming to Xbox One.