Call of Duty: Vanguard pre-orders, beta start date, and how to get in

THE new Call of Duty has finally been unveiled and pre-orders are already available across platforms.

The Call of Duty: Vanguard reveal took place in Warzone during the Battle of Verdansk event.




As you'd expect, there'll be a Vanguard beta ahead of the November 5 launch.

And it's tied to pre-orders, so check out the options available and be sure to place your order if you want an early taste of the action, or just want to order now before you forget.

  • Call of Duty: Vanguard Standard Edition – £59.99 / $59.99
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard Cross-Gen Bundle – £69.99 / $69.99
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard Ultimate Edition – £99.99 / $99.99

Despite the Activision blog citing the same price on PC, Battle.net is offering the Standard and Ultimate editions at a slightly lower price right now:

  • Call of Duty: Vanguard Standard Edition – £49.99
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard Ultimate Edition – £84.99

All three editions will grant the following pre-order bonuses:

  • Early access to Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta
  • Mastercraft Blueprint in Black Ops Cold War / Warzone (received for immediate use)
  • Operator Arthur Kingsley in Black Ops Cold War / Warzone (received later)
  • Frontline Weapons Pack (two weapon blueprints)
  • Opportunity to pre-load the game before launch

Read on for the bonuses specific to each edition.

Call of Duty: Vanguard Standard Edition

First up is the Call of Duty: Vanguard Standard Edition. This includes:

  • Call of Duty: Vanguard (PS4, Xbox One, or PC version)
  • Early access to Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta
  • Mastercraft Blueprint in Black Ops Cold War / Warzone (received for immediate use)
  • Operator Arthur Kingsley in Black Ops Cold War / Warzone (received later)
  • Frontline Weapons Pack containing two weapon blueprints (Digital exclusive)
  • Opportunity to pre-load the game before launch
  • 5 hours of Weapons 2XP for Vanguard and Warzone when the game launches (PC only)

Console owners take note: this is the PS4 and Xbox One version only.

The game will play on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S via backwards compatibility, but if you're after a next-gen upgrade, you should take a look at the Cross-Gen Bundle or Ultimate Edition.

Call of Duty: Vanguard Cross-Gen Bundle

The cross-gen bundle is for console owners only, and offers more rewards and flexibility over the standard option:

  • Call of Duty: Vanguard (PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S versions)
  • Early access to Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta
  • Mastercraft Blueprint in Black Ops Cold War / Warzone (received for immediate use)
  • Operator Arthur Kingsley in Black Ops Cold War / Warzone (received later)
  • Frontline Weapons Pack containing two weapon blueprints (Digital exclusive)
  • Opportunity to pre-load the game before launch
  • 5 hours of Weapons 2XP for Vanguard and Warzone when the game launches

Call of Duty: Vanguard Ultimate Edition

The Ultimate Edition packs even more content in:

  • Call of Duty: Vanguard (PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S or PC versions)
  • Early access to Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta
  • Mastercraft Blueprint in Black Ops Cold War / Warzone (received for immediate use)
  • Operator Arthur Kingsley in Black Ops Cold War / Warzone (received later)
  • Frontline Weapons Pack containing two weapon blueprints (Digital exclusive)
  • Opportunity to pre-load the game before launch
  • 5 hours of Weapons 2XP for Vanguard and Warzone when the game launches
  • Task Force One Pack (3 Operator Skins and 3 Weapon Blueprints with Tracer Rounds)
  • Battle Pass Bundle (1 Season Battle Pass + 20 Tier Skips)
  • 5 hours of 2XP for Vanguard and Warzone when the game launches

Pre-ordering through the in-game Black Ops Cold War or Warzone stores will give you an extra reward on top of all that:

  • 10 Battle Pass Tier Skips, eligible to be used immediately in Black Ops Cold War and Warzone.

Call of Duty: Vanguard Ultimate Edition Task Force One Pack details

Activision has also laid out everything that's included in the Task Force One Pack:

  • Three Themed Operator Skins
    • Shepherd skin for Second Lieutenant Lucas Riggs of the 20th Battalion, Australian Military Forces
    • Arctic Shadow skin for Lieutenant Polina Petrova of the 138th Rifle Division, Red Army
    • Bomber skin for Captain Wade Jackson of Scouting Squadron Six, United States Navy
    • Breacher Assault Rifle: includes special Tracer Rounds and eight pre-configured attachments. Kitted for close-quarters, with several attachments coming together to maximize its fire rate on a level that competes with the fastest-firing Submachine Guns.
    • Snowstorm Rifle: includes special Tracer Rounds and seven pre-configured attachments. This long-range tool can deliver devastating one-shot eliminations with ease. Get max damage with extra-large caliber bullets and armor piercing ammo
    • Thunderhead Submachine Gun: includes special Tracer Rounds and eight pre-configured attachments. This is an accuracy-focused  Submachine Gun. Increase fire rate with extended mag (9mm ammo), short barrel to increases fire rate slightly and damage range significantly, and recoil-boosting muzzle that uses that force to further improve fire rate.

    Call of Duty: Vanguard physical editions

    There are a couple of notes to bear in mind when it comes to physical pre-orders if you'd rather not go down the digital route.

    Check out Activision's info below:

    • PS4 Standard Edition
      • This version will have an option to upgrade to PlayStation 5 through the PlayStation Store.
      • Note the PlayStation 4 disc must be inserted into the PlayStation 5 to access the digitally upgraded PS5 version of the game.
      • Note that you cannot upgrade a Standard Edition disc to the discless version of the PS5.
      • This version cannot be upgraded to Xbox Series X|S
      • This works on the PlayStation 5 console with a disc drive.
      • This version of the game will not operate on a discless PlayStation 5.
      • For a compatible version with the discless PlayStation 5, choose the digital Standard or Cross-Gen Bundle.
      • PlayStation 5 Standard Edition will not operate on a PlayStation 4.
      • This includes both the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One versions of the game on disc. 
      • Xbox Series X|S Standard Edition includes an Xbox Series X|S disc that is also playable on an Xbox One
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