Rumors and reports abound that Call of Duty: Warzone’s Verdansk is getting set for some big adjustments quickly. Now footage alleged to be the brand new Cold War-era map has leaked because of an in-production live-action commercial for Warzone’s subsequent huge iteration, that includes Young Thug, Gunna, Druski, and Jack Harlow. The unique footage, which was rapidly eliminated, confirmed a pre-viz idea for the commercial, and featured pictures of Verdansk’s main landmarks “rewinding” to a 1980s Cold War-era applicable theme. Multiple mirrors and pictures from the trailer exist, however we is not going to be posting any movies or stills from the leaked footage ourselves.
It’s unclear if the general format of Verdansk will keep the identical—simply again in time to the ’80s—or if this will probably be a complete new map altogether, although it appears to lean in direction of the previous. One a part of the footage reveals the stadium revert to being below building as it’s constructed. The dam additionally adjustments to an aquaduct. And footage is seen of what appears to be the Duga-2 Radar Array seen in Black Ops Cold War’s Ashes to Ashes marketing campaign mission. The current Verdansk pulled from Modern Warfare places and maps, and it seems just like the reported new map will do the identical for Black Ops Cold War.
However, earlier reviews additionally indicated that the assorted large-scale Fireteam maps from Black Ops Cold War could be puzzle-pieced collectively to make the brand new map within the Ural Mountains, although this new leak appears to point that gained’t be the case, if the brand new map is simply an 1980s model of Verdansk. We’ll have to attend for official reveal from Activision to know extra, and that doubtless gained’t occur till a lot nearer to the reported April 22nd occasion.
VGC says that it could possibly verify the leaked video as official footage of the brand new map, and additional says it understands the transition will happen on the finish of Season Two with an in-game occasion that can present narrative justification for the map change round April 22. The map change is alleged to take inspiration from how Fortnite has used big events to alter up its map and Seasons, whereas additionally pulling from what Warzone itself did with the Black Ops Cold War reveal.
VGC stated the map revamp was speculated to occur nearer to Black Ops Cold War’s launch in November, however was pushed again nearer to Warzone’s one-year anniversary for a wide range of causes.
Other current Call of Duty reviews and leaks say that Call of Duty 2021 is the Sledgehammer developed Call of Duty WWII Vanguard, with a number of sources backing up claims that this 12 months’s recreation is headed again to World War II and is being constructed on the Modern Warfare engine.