Activision Announces Call of Duty: Vanguard Thursday in Call of Duty: Warzone

Activision will use its free-to-play game Call of Duty: Warzone for the official announcement of Call of Duty: Vanguard. That will take place on Thursday evening, The series returns to World War II with Vanguard.

Including in the American PlayStation Store a message appeared of the upcoming announcement. A promotional image states that Call of Duty: Vanguard will be revealed in Call of Duty: Warzone. Publisher Activision seems to want to lure more players to its free-to-play game. Organizing such events within games has become more and more common in recent years. Fortnite is the best-known example of this. That free game also hosts major concerts and other events.

Exactly how the announcement of Vanguard will take place in Warzone is not yet known. It is not yet clear whether something will actually happen in the game or whether it concerns, for example, a video that is played in the menu.

Promotional materials of Call of Duty: Vanguard already appeared online last week, which works discovered by data miners in files from Call of Duty: Warzone. The material confirmed previous rumors that the series will return to World War II.

Update, Tuesday: Activision has also put a teaser video online.