Vanguard’s Ranked Play Beta Delayed

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Call of Duty: Vanguard's Ranked Play Beta has been delayed, Treyarch announced earlier today.

Just moments before it was due to go live, Treyarch Studios announced that Vanguard's Ranked Play Beta would be delayed, due to a "stat-breaking issue that only appears in the live environment." The appearence of such an issue has led the studio to postpone the launch, though its unclear when the new launch will be. The mode was initially set to go live today, Feb. 17.

"Resolving this is a top priority, and we'll have an update on timing ASAP," Treyarch said in a Twitter post.

Vanguard's Ranked Play ahs been a highly anticipated feature, ever since the game's launch back in November. Many players had hoped that certain features from previous games would be making their way to this competitive mode, such as Skill Divisions, or the ELO system.

Another drawn for Ranked Play is the rewards that its set to offer. Those that compete often have the chance to earn rewards based on their performance, from Operator skins, Weapon skins, to calling cards and more. All of these items will be useable across Vanguard and Warzone, giving players an extra way to show off their prowess.

No doubt the delay will come as a disappointment to many fans, considering how long they've been waiting for the competitive mode. Despite this, though, it seems fixing the stat-breaking issue is the most pressing task for Treyarch, so it likely won't be too long before the Beta gets its roll-out.