As we approach the release of Call of Duty: Vanguard from Sledgehammer Games on November 5, we’re excited to share with PlayStation players an in-depth dive into two of the game’s core modes. It’s time to take a closer look. fter the characters and epic stories you’ll encounter in Single Player Campaign Mode and Zombies, the latter being developed by Treyarch, the studio responsible for bringing Zombies to Call of Duty more than a decade ago.
From the international heroes forming the original special forces group, Task Force One, to the undead menace of Kortifex the Immortal, Vanguard is set to take PlayStation gamers on a wild ride on November 5, on top of the massive amount of content. which players will discover with 20 maps arriving in multiplayer mode at launch.
“Der Anfang”: The next chapter in the Zombies saga
The next iteration of Zombies, developed by Treyarch Studios, arrives on Call of Duty: Vanguard on November 5.
Prepare to face a new kind of evil, bond with new allies, and encounter terrifying new enemies in a gameplay experience that lets you have fun faster, all wrapped up in a whole new dimension of zombies that you have never known before.
In Call of Duty: Vanguard, Treyarch introduces a Zombies experience that builds on the Dark Aether universe introduced in Black Ops Cold War, in a franchise debut crossover that provides continuity from a lore perspective while also innovating on the core gameplay loop.
It all started with the opening of the Dark Aether Gateway at Projekt Endstation. As the Nazi experiment went awry, piercing a hole through the dimensional veil, the effects spread far and wide.
You are now stranded in the snowy graveyard of Stalingrad, held back by the dark magic of Kortifex the Immortal, one of the five Dark Aether entities linked to mortals via their otherworldly artifacts. The other four – Saraxis the Shadow, Norticus the Conqueror, Inviktor the Destroyer, and Bellekar the Warlock – are in revolt against Kortifex and are now here to help you defeat him and Von List.
“Der Anfang” – the beginning – introduces players to these Dark Aether entities via their artifacts, which were looted by the antagonist Oberführer Wolfram Von List, an officer commanding the Die Wahrheit battalion in search of mystical antiques to help to turn the tide of the war in favor of the Nazis.
Von List, now linked to Kortifex, has gained the power to resurrect the dead. What better ground to create an army of the living dead than the mass graves of Stalingrad, a year after the Nazis’ worst defeat in one of the war’s most decisive battles?
In this new chapter, Treyarch Studios takes players right into the action, whether you’re looking for a quick match or a deep run. In addition to the classic features like Perks, Crafting Table, Weapon Upgrades, and the Pack-a-Punch, you’ll come across the new Alliance Altar, offering random upgrades for unique building options in each match. .
The mode is developed on the same engine as the rest of Vanguard, for a seamless experience between the three basic modes of the game. Additionally, you will be able to progress through Vanguard’s Battle Pass system via unified progression between multiplayer, Call of Duty: Warzone and the Zombies. Your player level is split between modes as well, so you’ll always gain progress in tandem for a fully unified experience.
Campaign: Rise of the Special Forces
In Vanguard’s single-player campaign, Sledgehammer Games takes you into epic, heart-breaking battles on multiple fronts, seen through the eyes of five ordinary soldiers who become heroes forged in the fires of WWII. Vanguard’s story is ultimately about the origins of the original Special Forces unit that these five soldiers made up – Task Force One – and stopping a plot that could spearhead a resurgence. Nazi as World War II seems to be drawing to a close.
The game’s story arc begins at its peak: As a newly recruited soldier in budding Task Force One, you are en route to a heavily fortified Nazi facility to gain vital military intelligence – sourced from anywhere. thing codenamed Project Phoenix – before it was smuggled out of Germany.
Your teammates are five soldiers whose individual actions helped turn the tide of World War II on four major fronts. Each comes from a very different background, and none would have imagined the situation they are in now. But each had a moment in the war that set them apart from the rest: Australian soldier Lucas Riggs in the North Africa Campaign, American Lt. Wade Jackson in the Pacific, Russian Lt. Polina Petrova who defended his country from Originally in Stalingrad, British Sergeant Richard Webb in France, and your leader: Sergeant Arthur Kingsley of the 9th Parachute Battalion of the British Army, also in France.
Through the Vanguard campaign, you’ll experience the moments that made them heroes in the battles that changed the world, and learn how they came together to lead Task Force One. You will also get to know the concept of international “special forces” and, ultimately, what brings them face to face with the man who runs Project Phoenix: the ruthless Nazi officer Hermann Wenzel Freisinger.
It’s a deeply immersive, moving, character-driven story that is sure to keep players engaged throughout.
With an incredibly immersive single-player campaign, an action-packed new Zombies experience, and a massive multiplayer offering on Call of Duty: Vanguard launch day, there will be a mode for every type of player from day one. Now get ready and get ready for the fight.
Deploy from November 5. Go up on all fronts.