Call of Duty: Vanguard artwork & editions leaked via Cold War game files

Keshav Bhat

The new Black Ops Cold War game update has revealed the artwork for the 2021 Call of Duty game, now appearing to be confirmed as Call of Duty: Vanguard.

Images have started to float around all over Twitter, Imgur, and Reddit of artwork showcasing the logo and key art for Call of Duty 2021, which will be named Call of Duty: Vanguard. These images have been found within the game files of Black Ops Cold War following its update to Season 5.

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The leaks reveal that Call of Duty: Vanguard will have three editions similar to Black Ops Cold War: a Standard Edition, Cross-Gen Bundle, and Ultimate Edition. Artwork for all three editions have been found via data mining of the new update.

Please note: Activision is issuing copyright take down notices for the images, so tweets with images will be removed. We are not hosting the images on our site at this time.

Users have also found another image showcasing what’s included in the Ultimate Edition of the game, confirming an Open Beta Early Access.

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The image also shows bonus Operator Skins for three characters, bonus weapons, and more content in edition.

Here’s another embed of Reddit, in case the above tweets are removed.

The images confirm that Vanguard will have an Open Beta, with pre-orders getting early access to the said Beta along with other bonus content for the game.

This officially confirms the World War II theme that was rumored for the title for months.

Activision still has not officially announced Call of Duty: Vanguard. The company has been revealing Call of Duty games later in the year in then normal.

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The images above will most likely be removed ASAP by Activision as we wait for the official reveal.

Feature image of article is from 2017’s Call of Duty: WWII and not Call of Duty: Vanguard.

About The Author

Keshav Bhat is the Co-Founder of, the world's largest Call of Duty news site. Based in Atlanta, Keshav also serves as the Head of Social Media for Dexerto network, running a network of over 10 million social followers. Keshav can be contacted for tips at [email protected]