Call of Duty: Vanguard Season One and the Warzone Pacific replace that includes the brand new Caldera map have been delayed by every week. Both will now launch on December 8, though neither Activision, Sledgehammer Games or Raven Software have given a cause for the delay.
Vanguard Season 1 will add new maps and game modes, new weapons and gear, and updates to the Zombies mode. More particulars on these are anticipated nearer to the Season’s new launch date. In the meantime, Vanguard gamers can benefit from the return of the close-quarters Shipment map as a part of the pre-season buildup. Black Ops Cold War gamers even have free Vanguard reward tiers they’ll unlock throughout the present Season 6. On November 24, multiplayer challenges will arrive in Vanguard that may give extra intel on Caldera and its factors of curiosity. Season 1 will then start on December 8.
Update: Season 1 of #Vanguard and Warzone Pacific will now launch Dec. 8.
Vanguard house owners can have 24-hour unique first play entry to the Caldera map. Open entry begins on Dec. 9. pic.twitter.com/GnnYCp6g75
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Not solely will Warzone gamers get the brand new Caldera map, they can even nonetheless have the ability to entry the Rebirth Island map after the upcoming replace. As nicely as the usual battle royale fare, there will likely be a Vanguard Royale mode limiting issues to the Vanguard weapons and new fight autos. As with Vanguard’s Season One, extra particulars on these are anticipated nearer to the brand new launch date. For now, Warzone gamers can take pleasure in Operation: Flashback, a limited-time mode that celebrates the final 18 months of Verdansk’s historical past.
“Secrets of the Pacific” Challenges can even be added to Warzone on November 24 and they’ve the identical function as these in Vanguard. On November 30, gamers can witness the ultimate hours of Verdansk with a limited-time occasion and game modes, though this occasion has now been prolonged till December 8. Warzone will not change its title to Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific till this date both. While Caldera will likely be added to Warzone on December 8, that is an early entry launch those that personal Vanguard. Open entry to the map for everybody will start December 9.
It’s unknown if the delay is expounded to the recent Wall Street Journal report about Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and the next fallout, together with both PlayStation and Xbox leadership condemning the publisher’s responses to the allegations. It might additionally merely be that the brand new content material wasn’t fairly able to go, forcing a one-week delay.
Those of you who’re nonetheless on the fence about getting Call of Duty: Vanguard can try the multiplayer entirely free this weekend. The free trial runs till November 22 and contains entry to the entire game’s multiplayer modes. As all the time, Call of Duty: Warzone is free-to-play.