The Call of Duty series will reportedly return to WWII in 2021. The next game in the franchise, this one developed by Call of Duty: World War II studio Sledgehammer Games, reportedly titled Obligations: SECOND WORLD WAR Vanguard and will have ties with War zone, the free Call of Duty battle royale game that launched with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
The Call of Duty Modern Warzone website first reported those details, many of which were later endorsed by Eurogamer. A disputed detail is Call of Duty: World War II VanguardThe time period, which Modern Warzone indicated would take place in the 1950s, years after World War II ended. Eurogamer reported that Vanguard It has a “traditional” WWII setting.
Sledgehammer Games developed 2017’s Call of Duty: World War II, the first Call of Duty game to be developed primarily during that conflict since 2008 World at war. Sledgehammer founders Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey left the studio to form Striking Distance Studios in Krafton and 31st Union in 2K, respectively.
Publisher Activision hasn’t officially announced this year’s Call of Duty entry, other than saying it has “another strong premium release planned for Q4 2021.”