Call of Duty PC lead developer Beenox presents the PC trailer for Vanguard, plus details on PC preloading, file size requirements, and specs for minimum, recommended, competitive, and Ultra 4K play.
In four days, on November 5, Call of Duty: Vanguard will finally be available to players all over the world. In partnership with Sledgehammer Games, Call of Duty PC lead developer Beenox shared their joint commitment to making this game an incredible experience no matter what system you play on.
Here is what Beenox broke down within the official Vanguard PC trailer:
All players who pre-purchased the game digitally on Battle.net can preload the title so they’re ready to play the moment the game goes live.
Preloading for PC begins on November 2 at 10 AM PT. If you purchased a digital version of the game but it does not download during the preload period, find Vanguard under “Partner Games” in the Battle.net Launcher and follow the prompts to begin the download.
For more information, visit http://callofduty.com/vanguard/pc.
Official PC System Requirements*
Minimum: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update)
Recommended/Competitive/Ultra 4K: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-bit (latest update)
Minimum: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
Recommended: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
Competitive: Intel Core i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Ultra 4K: Intel Core i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
Minimum: 8 GB
Recommended: 12 GB
Competitive/Ultra 4K: 16 GB
Minimum: 36 GB at launch (Multiplayer and Zombies only)
Recommended/Competitive/Ultra 4K: 61 GB at launch
Hi-Rez Assets Cache
Minimum/Recommended/Competitive: Up to 32 GB
Ultra 4K: Up to 64 GB
Hi-Rez Assets Cache is optional disk space that can be used to stream high resolution assets. That option can be turned off in the game’s settings.
Minimum: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470
Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580
Competitive: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070/RTX 3060 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700XT
Ultra 4K: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
Minimum: 2 GB
Recommended: 4 GB
Competitive: 8 GB
Ultra 4K: 10 GB
Recommended Drivers of NVIDIA/AMD
Haven’t pre-purchased yet? All Vanguard digital version pre-purchases include Task Force One leader Arthur Kingsley and the “Night Raid” Mastercraft SMG for immediate use in Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty®: Warzone™. You’ll also get the Frontline Weapons Pack, including one seven-attachment and one eight-attachment SMG Weapon Blueprint for Vanguard.
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