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Call of Duty: Vanguard begins a massive year of content. Learn more about launch and the road to Season One
A blockbuster campaign, 12 Operators, and 20 Multiplayer maps by Sledgehammer Games, plus a Treyarch-developed Zombies mode arrive with Vanguard’s launch. Shipment leads preseason content, before Season One drops on December 2 when Caldera arrives in Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific. And so, so much more. Ready up for a truly incredible year.
Wield Dark Aether skills to survive an undead outbreak in the all-new Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies mode
Go behind the scenes with Treyarch Studios as they reveal Vanguard Zombies and the awakening of new horrors in Der Anfang.
Welcome to Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies — Q&A With the Treyarch Team
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Call of Duty: Vanguard PC Trailer, Specs, and Preloading
Monday, 01 November 2021
In four days, on November 5, Call of Duty: Vanguard will finally be available to players all over the world. In partnership with Sledgehammer Games, Call of Duty PC lead developer Beenox shared their joint commitment to making this game an incredible experience no matter what system you play on.
Here is what Beenox broke down within the official Vanguard PC trailer:
All players who pre-purchased the game digitally on Battle.net can preload the title so they’re ready to play the moment the game goes live.
Preloading for PC begins on November 2 at 10 AM PT. If you purchased a digital version of the game but it does not download during the preload period, find Vanguard under “Partner Games” in the Battle.net Launcher and follow the prompts to begin the download.
For more information, visit http://callofduty.com/vanguard/pc.
Official PC System Requirements*
Minimum: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update)
Recommended/Competitive/Ultra 4K: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-bit (latest update)
Minimum: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
Recommended: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
Competitive: Intel Core i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Ultra 4K: Intel Core i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
Minimum: 8 GB
Recommended: 12 GB
Competitive/Ultra 4K: 16 GB
Minimum: 36 GB at launch (Multiplayer and Zombies only)
Recommended/Competitive/Ultra 4K: 61 GB at launch
Hi-Rez Assets Cache
Minimum/Recommended/Competitive: Up to 32 GB
Ultra 4K: Up to 64 GB
Hi-Rez Assets Cache is optional disk space that can be used to stream high-resolution assets. That option can be turned off in the game's settings.
Minimum: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470
Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580
Competitive: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070/RTX 3060 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700XT
Ultra 4K: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
Minimum: 2 GB
Recommended: 4 GB
Competitive: 8 GB
Ultra 4K: 10 GB
Recommended Drivers of NVIDIA/AMD
Haven’t pre-purchased yet? All Vanguard digital version pre-purchases include Task Force One leader Arthur Kingsley and the “Night Raid” Mastercraft SMG for immediate use in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty: Warzone. You’ll also get the Frontline Weapons Pack, including one seven-attachment and one eight-attachment SMG Weapon Blueprint for Vanguard.
Stay Connected with Additional Intel
Follow @CallofDuty and @SHGames on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for additional information.
Rise on every front.
*All specifications require a broadband connection and DirectX 12 compatibility. Only Intel/AMD processors (with AVX Instruction Set) are supported at this time.
**Additional storage space may be required for mandatory game updates.
For more information on Call of Duty: Vanguard, check out www.callofduty.com and www.youtube.com/callofduty and follow @SHGames, @Treyarch, @RavenSoftware, and @CallofDuty on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
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