Normally, being swayed one way or another by a trailer is a fool’s errand. In the case of Call of Duty: Vanguard, we got an absolutely magnificent trailer for the game. But that trailer doesn’t really show any gameplay. Today at Gamescom, we got that first-look at Vanguard‘s single-player campaign. Take a look at the playthrough of the “Stalingrad” level of the campaign.

That is a stunning experience in every sense of the word. That’s obviously running on a PlayStation 5, so those without the next-gen consoles might not get the same experience. But that is a breathtaking display of gaming right there. I remember back to seeing Call of Duty 3 running on Xbox 360 and thinking that it was the pinnacle of the series. This might take the cake for best looking Call of Duty game out there. It’s using the Modern Warfare engine, and despite your feelings about the gameplay of that one, the engine led to some truly revolutionary visuals.

The Demo Itself For Call Of Duty: Vanguard

We start off without a weapon in this gameplay demo and quickly get to a shotgun. In the quick nine-minutes, we see some of the newer features to the game. Destructible environments, new shadow textures, mounting is back, and you can blind-fire over cover. It looks like Call of Duty is veering off into a more cinematic style with it’s campaign, and I’m all for it. The sound design and music in this demo also has some definite weight to it. I can’t wait until we get a chance to play it.

Call of Duty: Vanguard follows every front of World War II (Africa, Western, Eastern, and Pacific). It’s developed by Sledgehammer Games with help from Beenox and Treyarch (on Zombies). For all the information you could want about Call of Duty: Vanguard check below:

The world can see for themselves when Call of Duty: Vanguard releases November 5th, 2021 on Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4/5, and PC.

Rise on every front.

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