Call of Duty: War Zone Peaceful will get three new operators and five new weapons, and Call of Duty: The VanguardMultiplayer begins with two new maps, according to an Activision Season 1 content roadmap released on Monday.
The new season of battle royale free and Avant-garde multiplayer begins December 8. (For Avant-garde the owners; autonomous Pacific War Zone (players enter Dec. 9.) Updates preparing both games for the new season launch will roll out Monday at 9 p.m. EST.
Avant-gardeThe two new maps are Paradise and Radar, the latter being a remastered version of Dome from 2008. Call of Duty World at War. Caldera, teased and excited for most of the last month, is the new battle royale arena, joining the smaller close-quarters island of Rebirth, which was introduced a year ago. The three Pacific War Zone Operators start with Francis “Kai” Lanakila, available through the Season 1 Battle Pass. Players can unlock it immediately by purchasing the Battle Pass, which typically costs 1,000 COD points (around $ 10).
The premium Battle Pass has 100 levels again, and “you can earn a lot just by playing the game”. Premium buyers will also get level 0 access to a new skin for Operator Arthur Kingsley, a 10% bonus XP throughout the season, and a “Battleprepped” skin for Operator Polina. Petrova. The gas mask is not functional, but it looks badass.
Francis will be followed by new operator Lewis Howard (who will arrive before the end of 2021, Activision reported) and Isabella (full name Isabella Rosario Dulnuan Reyes, for the record). There’s also the completely free Battle Pass system, where players can unlock three working weapons (i.e. no skins), two new perks, and new gear, all for free.
The roadmap below and the official Call of Duty blog post have much more detail. The “last hours of Verdansk” fly away for War zoneThe old battle royale map started at 1 p.m. EST and ends at midnight when the servers go offline for the Season 1 maintenance and update.
Update (December 8): Activision released a Season 1 Battle Pass trailer (embedded at the top of this article) that further explains the new weapons and shows the new Operator in action. Season 1 will also introduce new player animations to the game, MVP match clips, player titles, and kill-cam vanities.