Call of Duty Devs Think Vanguard’s Failure Is Due to the WWII Setting

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World War II is Call of Duty’s most visited time period dating back to the first game’s release in 2003, but according to Activision Blizzard, Call of Duty: Vanguard’s poor sales are largely due to …