Ten fun facts about Call of Duty
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The series began on the PC, and later expanded to consoles and handhelds.
The earlier games in the series are set primarily in World War II, including Call of Duty, Call of Duty 2, and Call of Duty 3.
Beginning with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, which is set in modern times, the series has shifted focus away from World War II. Modern Warfare (released November 2007) was followed by Call of Duty: World at War and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Black Ops (released November 2010) takes place in the Cold War, while Modern Warfare 3 (released November 2011) takes place in a near-future setting. Black Ops 2 (released November 2012) takes place in the year 2025. Call of Duty: Ghosts was released in November 2013.Fact 5
In 2008, McFarlane Toys announced their partnership with Activision to produce action figures for the Call of Duty computer/video game series.Fact 6
Find Makarov, is a non-canon, fan-made film. The video was well received by both fans and Call of Duty publishers, Activision, who contacted We Can Pretend and subsequently produced a second short film, Operation Kingfish.Fact 7
The Call of Duty Endowment (CODE) is a non-profit foundation created by Activision Blizzard to help find employment for U.S. military veterans. The foundation will contribute $1 million to several veteran support organizations. The first donation, consisting of $125,000, was presented to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.Fact 8
As of November 11, 2011, the Call of Duty series has sold over 100 million copies.Fact 9
As of March 31, 2012 there are 40 million monthly active players across all of the Call of Duty titles, with 10 million users of the online service Call of Duty: Elite and 2 million paying annual members.Fact 10
Over 1.6 billion hours of online gameplay have been logged on Modern Warfare 3 since its 2011 release. Go to more game facts ❯
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