A leak has revealed the title and setting for the 2021 Call of Duty game and it has surprised many fans.
Getting a new Call of Duty game every year is almost a certainty at this point. However, this doesn't stop fans of the franchise from getting very excited about the new release.
It is usually around this time every year where the rumor-mill begins to get into full swing. Although, this leak could have revealed the most interesting information about the next COD game already.
COD 2021 Working Title
Players already knew that Sledgehammer Games is developing the new COD game, however, the title was still kept under wraps. And, recently, a new teaser for Call of Duty 2021 was found in Cold War Zombies' Outbreak mode.
A trustworthy source revealed to Modern Warzone a number of details about the new Call of Duty game coming out in 2021. This includes the working title for the game as well as the setting for the game.
The working title for the next COD game is apparently Call of Duty WWII: Vanguard. As it is a working title, though, this will probably not be the name of the final game.
Players may assume that the new game's setting is World War II then. But it may be more than just a simple WWII-era game.
Call of Duty WWII: Vanguard Setting
Yes, it seems kind of obvious, considering that WWII is in the title, but Modern Warzone seemingly confirms that the Call of Duty 2021 will be set during World War II.
However, Modern Warzone also believes that some of the game's cutscenes could be set in the 1950s. This leads to some interesting speculation about the being set in an alternate reality where WWII carried on for longer.
"It’s entirely possible that Call of Duty is pursuing a new fictitious timeline where World War 2 didn’t end in 1945, but rather continued on in some way shape or manner into the 1950s."Modern Warzone
Players will have to wait a while longer until Activision officially announces the 2021 Call of Duty game though. Find out when a Warzone live event will reveal Call of Duty 2021 here.
It would also be very interesting to see how this WWII-era game changes Warzone. Activision has said that Warzone will be its top priority "for a long time", so WWII: Vanguard will surely impact Warzone too.
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