Activision launched a brand new teaser trailer for Name of Obligation: Vanguard, formally asserting the following recreation within the collection after a collection of leaks. Gamers will get a primary have a look at this 12 months’s Name of Obligation recreation on Aug. 19, throughout a particular occasion inside Name of Obligation: Warzone referred to as the Battle of Verdansk.
The primary trailer for Name of Obligation: Vanguard opens with a montage of battlefields that facilities on World Conflict II. There’s a sniper’s nest that seems to be in or close to Russia, a desert battlefield, a German forest, and a seaside affected by destroyed plane. Every one in every of these areas incorporates a face someplace within the panorama, and generally a reputation (Petrova in Cyrillic, Sgt. Kingsley), hinting at characters that will likely be within the recreation. It’s additionally potential that these characters are the identical 4 from the sport’s official artwork on the finish of the trailer.
The trailer that includes every of those battlefields additionally appears to indicate that the sport will seemingly happen in all 4 theaters of the WWII: the Jap Entrance, the Western Entrance, North Africa, and the Pacific — one thing Activision and the Name of Obligation staff have been teasing for the final a number of days.
Plainly Activision and developer Sledgehammer Video games will announce extra details about the sport on Aug. 19 at 1:30 p.m. ET within Warzone. If that is something like earlier occasions set contained in the free-to-play Name of Obligation battle royale recreation, you’ll seemingly need to log in nicely forward of the scheduled begin time to be sure you get in. Whereas it’s not clear precisely what the occasion will likely be simply but, Activision will seemingly reveal extra about it earlier than it begins on Thursday.
Prematurely of Vanguard’s reveal, Name of Obligation writer Activision Blizzard faces wide-ranging allegations that it maintains a poisonous office setting that’s significantly hostile to girls, pays them much less, and topics them to sexual harassment, and that perpetrators will not be meaningfully punished, in response to a lawsuit filed by California’s Division of Truthful Employment and Housing in July. You’ll be able to learn extra concerning the allegations towards Activision Blizzard in Polygon’s explainer.