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Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies Trailer Previews New Release

Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies' first trailer was released Thursday.
Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies' first trailer was released Thursday. / Photo courtesy of Activision

Activision revealed the first trailer for the Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies mode Thursday, giving fans a preview of all the new content coming in the release.

The trailer shows characters fighting through what appear to be several multiplayer maps rather than the single dedicated location typical of the Zombies mode. The action is narrated by what some fans speculate is one of the Old Gods mentioned in the intel from Cold War Zombies. The owner of that voice appears to be manipulating a Nazi officer, using him as a pawn in a war to take over the world with an army of the dead.

The narrator warns his pawn that their enemies (that is, the player characters) also have allies from "beyond this mortal realm." As he says that, a player character holds a burning skull covered in gold patterns up, and it appears to say "Our strength is yours." Another first person shot shows a player carrying a pink, glowing dagger that says "We are joined now."

These details could suggest Old Gods also working on the side of the players, giving them access to what the trailer's description calls "a new set of Dark Aether skills."

Further details about the new mode will likely come to light as Call of Duty: Vanguard's Nov. 5 release date approaches.