First CoD Vanguard teaser shown in Warzone Season 5 artwork

Keshav Bhat
Call of Duty WWII

The official Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5 key art was posted by Activision on August 3, confirming in an initial leak on the key art. Now, players have spotted the key art has teasers for Call of Duty 2021, with Japanese text on the side of the image.

It looks like we now have our first teaser for Call of Duty: Vanguard, as Activision gets closer to announcing the new title from Sledgehammer Games.

The Season 5 key art shared by Activision, shown below, reveals a first look at the new Operator for Call of Duty: Warzone & Black Ops Cold War Season 5.

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Fans have now found that (via @EricMaynardII) the image appears to have teasers for Call of Duty 2021.

On the right side, there’s Japanese text written, as you can see below. Season 5 story around Warzone & Cold War is expected to include Japan-based elements.

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Putting that text through Google Translate, it translates into “Vanguard is coming.”

This now confirms that Call of Duty 2021’s title is in fact Call of Duty: Vanguard, which was rumored to be the game’s title for a while now.

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Call of Duty: Vanguard is expected to be revealed via Call of Duty: Warzone during Season 5, most likely during the month of August.

The game is expected to take place during WWII era and will feature a brand new Warzone map that is centered around the Pacific theater of WWII.

Activision has not announced any details on Call Duty 2021 officially yet, so stay tuned for the latest news on Call of Duty.