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Call of Duty: Vanguard

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Total Reviews: 103
VSG Recommendation: Skip It
Critics Consensus: Call of Duty: Vanguard is a solid but unremarkable entry in the franchise – one that will hold up for the year ahead, but probably not any longer. The campaign is full of epic moments, and multiplayer is slick, but there’s nothing here that you haven’t seen before.
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Critic Reviews: 103
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Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 103

Call of Duty: Vanguard is a solid but unremarkable entry in the franchise - one that will hold up for the year ahead, but probably not any longer. The campaign is full of epic moments, and multiplayer is slick, but there's nothing here that you haven't seen before.

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Critic Reviews for Call of Duty: Vanguard

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High Score - 95/100
95%
Average Score - 72/100
72%
Low Score - 40/100
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7/10
Simon Cardy (IGN)

Call of Duty Vanguard’s highly polished campaign provides a healthy amount of fun, even if its brief length and lack of variety lead it to fall short of the classic pieces of war cinema it’s trying to emulate.

November 5, 2021 |

Vanguard won’t join the pantheon of Call of Duty games, but it’s a decent stop-gap for those waiting for Modern Warfare’s return.

November 5, 2021 |
Recommended)
Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer)
8/10
Daniel Tack (Game Informer)

Vanguard is an overall solid pick with a lackluster campaign, a nascent but incredibly promising zombies experience, and multiplayer with a few critical new aspects.

November 5, 2021 |

Simon Cardy (IGN)

7/10 - (Read Review)

Call of Duty Vanguard’s highly polished campaign provides a healthy amount of fun, even if its brief length and lack of variety lead it to fall short of the classic pieces of war cinema it’s trying to emulate.

Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer)

Recommended) - (Read Review)

Vanguard won’t join the pantheon of Call of Duty games, but it’s a decent stop-gap for those waiting for Modern Warfare’s return.

Daniel Tack (Game Informer)

8/10 - (Read Review)

Vanguard is an overall solid pick with a lackluster campaign, a nascent but incredibly promising zombies experience, and multiplayer with a few critical new aspects.

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This is WWII combat like never before. Witness the origins of Special Forces as you play a pivotal role and change the face of history, forming Task Force One in a gripping Campaign across four major theaters of war. Become an original Special Forces Operator in an online Multiplayer rich in innovation with 20 maps available at launch. Prepare for a franchise-first, universe-expanding Zombies crossover. Immerse yourself in a fully integrated Call of Duty: Warzone experience featuring a new and massive map. This is the most connected Call of Duty ever, all powered by the next generation Call of Duty engine introduced in Modern Warfare.

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