COD Vanguard Battle Pass Problem Explained

Call of Duty Vanguard has arrived, but many fans are finding a problem with the battle pass which needs to be explained. Part of this comes from the fact that it will integrate with Warzone in December. In addition, it is possible to buy early access. Add this to the fact that certain battle passes are only for pre-season. Read on as we explain the COD Vanguard Battle Pass problem.

COD Vanguard Battle Pass Problem Explained
COD Vanguard Battle Pass Problem Explained

The Vanguard Battle Pass falls into two parts. This is the pre-season and the season 1 battle pass. You must buy pre-season separate, while the season one pass comes with the Ultimate Edition of the game. As the season does not begin until December, even if you did buy Ultimate Edition, you won’t get it until release.

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Can’t Buy Cod Vanguard Battle Pass

The Vanguard Battle Pass only comes with the Ultimate Edition. It is not available to buy separately. This is the most expensive of the editions that are on offer. As well as the game, it also includes a Frontline Weapons Pack, Task Force One Pack, and 5 hours 2 x XP with 5 hours WXP.  You also get a Warzone Pacific Map that will be available on December 1st.

Don’t Have Cod Vanguard Battle Pass Even I Bought Ultimate Edition & Battle Pass Bundle

Even if you did buy the Ultimate Edition along with the Battle Pass Bundle, you may not have the Vanguard pass yet. This will start in the first week of December. It will only unlock battle passes for Vanguard, not previous game battle packs.

Cod Vanguard Battle Pass – Pre-Season

To make matters more confusing, Ultimate Edition contains the pass for season one, which arrives at the start of December. It does not include the battle pass for pre-season. Even if you did pay for Ultimate Edition, you will still need to pay for pre-season.

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    Frederick walter Tuttle

    so I bought ultimate edition and the preseason, yet showing level one and none of the skins included are available. what am I missing

  2. W

    I have this issue where I unlocked everything in the battle pass but it’s grey and I can’t equip any of it.

  3. T

    I have the preseason battle pass and nothing is being rewarded to me. It’s all greyed out.

  4. C

    I bought the battle pass and none of the unlocks are for multiplayer in vanguard?!? Someone please explain because I just wasted good cod points for nothing!!?

  5. M

    I’m having the same problem. Has anyone figured it out yet?

    1. J

      The Preseason battle pass is for COD Cold War and Warzone, there are 13 free additions for Vanguard but the Preseason battle pass is not for Vanguard.

  6. K

    Not sure what the hell is going on with the Battle Pass in Call of Duty Vanguard since it’s all showing me the I have unlocked all rewards but I have got them in my inventory and all the XP bonuses and extra COD points I did buy the Ultimate Edition bit disappointed things alway glitches out on me not sure why this always happens to me

  7. L

    So I’ve bought a battle pass in vanguard that only gives items for games that I don’t even play… great…

  8. R

    This is crazy I bought the battle pass and not getting rewards is this just a way for them to get all this free money with no repercussions think I’ll switch to other games to dump alot of money into that gives rewards

  9. J

    Have unlocked al tiers on battle pass but have not gotten the rewards… I paid for the battle pass and cannot use a single item?! I smell a class action 🤔

  10. A

    This is ridiculous. So… What did I spend this money for? COD you’re messing up and making A LOT of your customers angry!

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