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The Call of Duty: Vanguard Warzone event explained

Find out what happened in the awesome Call of Duty Warzone Vanguard reveal event that showcased the new CoD back in 2021.

A World War 2 female sniper with ginger hair and a green military cap holds a wooden sniper rifle over a sandbag as part of a Warzone teaser for Call of Duty: Vanguard

 The Warzone Vanguard reveal event has been and gone, and this version of the game has now been removed.

Call of Duty: Vanguard was officially revealed within Warzone with its own in-game event back in August 2021. This followed on from a similar event for Black Ops Cold War, which was hosted within Warzone in 2020.

While there were plenty of leaks ahead of the event, the teasers were tantalizing and confirmed that Vanguard would take things back to World War 2.

Now that the Call of Duty Vanguard Warzone event has long since concluded, you can find out all about what this historic moment brought to one of the best battle royale games.

Vanguard Warzone event date

The Vanguard Warzone event took place on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at the times listed below at 10:30 PT/ 13:30 ET/ 18:30 BST. To witness it firsthand, you had to log in and join in on the action live. Otherwise, you’d miss the event entirely, unfortunately.

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What happened in the Vanguard Warzone reveal?

The Vanguard reveal event in Warzone, known as the Battle of Verdansk, dropped players onto the map with a new objective. During the event, players had to chase an armored train, including taking down the heavy artillery onboard, before escaping from a carpet bombing. Once over, the first-ever Call of Duty Vanguard trailer was shown off in-game.

With this special event mission, the whole lobby came together as allies to complete the mission – rather than battling it out as you typically do in Warzone.

In this way, it was very similar to the Black Ops Cold War reveal event which saw players complete a series of tasks within the map before all descending on the Stadium to watch the trailer.

That’s everything that happened during the Call of Duty: Vanguard reveal event in Warzone if you missed it or simply wanted a trip back in time.