A brand new leak means that Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone Pacific might get a pair of franchise’s highest-profile crossovers but: Marvel hero Captain America—sure, Steve Rogers himself—and archeologist treasure hunter Indiana Jones. According to a few of datamined textual content strings inside Vanguard’s recordsdata, each of these Operators will arrive as half of an “American Heroes” occasion.
— ‘ -Hotel Six- (@ModenasHD) November 11, 2021
While S4 seems to indicate that the event will take place in Season Four (not expected until June), the leaker/dataminer calrifies that S4 is code for Vanguard, with S being Sledgehammer, and 4 denoting their fourth game. There is also what appears to be artwork for playercards related to these two potential Operator packs, which we won’t be posting as many have had takedown notices issued for exhibiting it (which sarcastically appears to legitimize the leak’s veracity).
Tom Henderson corroborated the leaked datamine, including that Disney (who owns each Captain America and Indiana Jones) and Activision have been in talks about potential partnerships, however signifies that particulars are nonetheless imprecise on what the occasion will entail.
Strings of code despatched to me by @CoDPerseus_ appear to point some variety of occasion, but it surely’s unclear on actual particulars and when the occasion will likely be.
— Tom Henderson (@_Tom_Henderson_) November 11, 2021
Both Captain America and Indiana Jones would really feel proper at dwelling inside Vanguard and Warzone Pacific’s WWII-era settings and heroic themes, each being Nazi punchers who despise fascists. The notable names may also be an infinite surge of adrenaline for each Vanguard and getting individuals to take a look at the brand new free-to-play Warzone Pacific and its Caldera map. This datamined leak comes shortly after textual content strings had been discovered alluding to a crossover with Attack on Titan, in addition to what appears to be Krampus Operator that we’ll be getting round Christmas.
All of that is unconfirmed at this level, however comes from respected leakers and dataminers with stable monitor information for getting this type of stuff proper. Sledgehammer is at present marching in the direction of Season One, however we must always hear extra quickly as December approaches.
The previous couple years of Call of Duty have been no stranger to crossovers because the free-to-play Warzone and annually’s linked premium title dabble within the Fortnite mannequin of reside service crossovers with different properties. The likes of Die Hard, Rambo, Saw, Donnie Darko, Scream, and extra have all made their approach into the assorted video games, with Operators, weapons, skins, and different cosmetics primarily based on the properties they pull from.
Call of Duty: Vanguard is offered now. Warzone Pacific is ready to launch on December 2 with Season One of Vanguard.