Activision have officially revealed details for Season 5 of Vanguard, unveiling all the content that players can expect for the final season of the game.
The fifth and final season of Call of Duty: Vanguard has officially been revealed ahead of Modern Warfare 2‘s release. Season 5 of Vanguard marks the “Last Stand,” bringing brand-new content for players to enjoy as the last hoorah for the game.
From new maps and weapons to another round-based Zombies map, Vanguard players have a lot to look forward to when it comes to Vanguard Season 5.
Here’s everything you need to know about the update, including all of the new content coming.
Vanguard Season 5 release date
According to the Call of Duty blog, Vanguard Season 5 is officially set to launch on August 24 at around 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM BST, with the update going live on August 23.
This will be the final season for Vanguard, so there will be a heap of content for players to enjoy, whether you like to play Multiplayer or Zombies.
Vanguard Season 5 new maps
Beheaded will be available at launch, and is set on a “war-torn Times Square.”
On this small map, players will “battle under the neon lights outside famed Big Apple establishments, or take up position in Lady Liberty’s fallen head, race through her arms, and dash through the subway to flank your enemies.”
Arriving in-season, Fortress will see players take to the Mediterranean on a medium-sized map “featuring close-quarters interiors with rooftop access that grant you power positions. Fight in a maritime graveyard, where ship remains litter the desert landscape. The eponymous fortress incorporates an old ship into its own design, creating a varied landscape to be exploited by savvy Operators.”
Vanguard Season 5 Operators
Raul Menendez (Launch)
Taken from the Black Ops series, Raul Menendez was born in Nicaragua and left in charge of the Menendez Cartel after his father was killed by the CIA. After his sister’s death, he became a “hostile political activist.”
“His charisma and ruthlessness propelled him to leadership of the social movement turned terrorist organization, Cordis Die…Now, you can harness his wrath against your enemies as part of Task Force Tyrants.”
Khaled Al-Asad (Launch)
Khaled Al-Asad is from the Modern Warfare series, and he “grew up in Urzikstan amid political strife.”
After taking control of the Al-Qatala terrorist group, he “transformed the militants into an army as he acquired an arsenal for the invasion of Verdansk. Committed to the demise of Western power, Al-Asad launched gas attacks in Verdansk, breaking a fragile armistice between nations.”
Gabriel T. Rorke (In-Season)
Gabriel Rorke is from Call of Duty: Ghosts, and he “led the Ghosts before being turned against them, paving the way for the Federation’s occupation of the United States.”
Rorke was brainwashed after being left behind and found by the Federation during an assassination mission.
He “Seraph” Zhen-Zhen (In-Season)
Lastly, we have Seraph, who grew up in the “Singapore Quarantine Zone as the daughter of a high-ranking officer in the 54 Immortals.” Seraph embodies force, ambition, dedication, and skill.
Vanguard Season 5 new weapons
With Vanguard Season 5, players will be getting five weapons, with two arriving with the Battle Pass at launch.
- EX1 Energy Rifle (Launch)
- RA 225 SMG (Launch)
- Valois Revolver (Launch Window)
- BP50 Assault Rifle (Midseason)
- Lienna 57 Assault Rifle (Midseason)
Vanguard Season 5 Ranked Play
In the final season of Vanguard, players will once again be able to participate in a new season of Ranked Play to compete for exclusive rewards such as new Camos, Charms, Emblems, and Weapon Blueprints.
Players will compete in 4v4 matches that use the same “settings, maps, and modes as the 2022 Call of Duty League.”
Further, “Treyarch will launch the new season’s Top 250 Skill Division and Leaderboard on August 31 to show the world who’s the best of the best.”
Vanguard Season 5 Zombies
Zombies fans are in for a treat as Vanguard Season 5 will bring a new round-based map called The Archon.
This new map is described as the “epic conclusion of Vanguard Zombies,” and will take place in Egypt. Players will be taking on new quests in the finale of Vanguard Zombies, facing off against Kortifex the Deathless inside the Dark Aether.
As the CoD blog states, “you’ll need every advantage you can get, so be sure to hit up the Perk Fountains, Altar of Covenants, Tome of Rituals, and the Pack-a-Punch machine and prepare for a larger-than-life final battle.”
Those are all the details we know about Vanguard Season 5. If you’re interested in the battle royale aspect of Call of Duty, be sure to check out all the details on Warzone Pacific Season 5.
Source: Call of Duty
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