Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is the latest first-person shooter game. It is the 19th installment in the series and the sixth installment in the Black Ops series. The first title was released in 2003, and every year, a new title is released in the series.
Call of Duty: WWII Vanguard is the rumored upcoming first-person shooter developed by Sledgehammer Games. The game will have a World War 2 setting.
The Call Of Duty game initially had the World War settings, which saw critical acclaim upon release and received multiple awards including, Game of the Year awards.
Due to the alacritous reception, Call of Duty cemented itself as the ground-breaking first-person shooter games series with thrilling campaigns and thrilling multiplayer gameplay.
Most people started to get into the series after the ambitious release of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. It is not an exaggeration to say that the game single-handedly shook the single-player and multiplayer FPS games.
Now there are several Call of Duty titles that is why it is hard to rank. If you are a fan of the series or not, it is not hard to deny the fact that Call of Duty campaigns are fun and thrilling and chaotically fun multiplayer with little to no upgrade to the graphics.
There are primary four studios that take turns in developing Call of Duty yearly: Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games, Treyarch, and Raven Software. Each studio has a different approach with the campaign and multiplayer.
It is hard to tell which elements bind the Call of Duty titles developed by different developers every year except for the Activision logo on the start screen.
Some titles in the series stand above the rest in terms of gameplay and story, and multiplayer. These studios sometimes collaborate when a studio face issues with a title development.
Anyways, the list is purely subjective. I expect many people not to agree to the list and, I expect that to the very least. I do hope that it should match with most people’s rankings with a few exceptions.
Best Call Of Duty Game – (Updated Rankings)
This list comprises the main titles that were released in the series, so there are no spin-off titles included in the list like Call of Duty: Roads to Victory, Finest hour, Big Red One etcetera. Although, I have included Call of Duty: Mobile and Warzone as well in the list.
The list ranks the Call of Duty titles as per the updated rankings. The hard part that I faced while compiling the list was not selecting which title to add to the list, but it was which title I should excise.
Without wasting any time, let us get to the best Call of Duty games that I had a lot of difficulty compiling.
#1- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is considered the best Call of Duty title released by Activision. It single-handedly revolutionized the modern first-person shooter genre. It is hard to argue any other place than the top 3.
The second title in the Modern Warfare series and the sixth installment in the Call of Duty series. It has a blockbuster campaign and endlessly fun multiplayer experience, which other Call of Duty titles struggled to achieve.
Modern Warfare was released in 2007, which received endless praise. The expectations for future Infinity Ward’s titles rose to the peak.
To many people’s surprise, Modern Warfare 2 exceeded expectations raising the bar way higher. The game still received criticism related to short content. The story follows Task Force 141 commanded by Soap MacTavish.
Under the command of Soap, Task Force 141’s job is to hunt Vladimir Makarov that has turned the world into chaos. The multiplayer mode saw several upgrades compared to its predecessors.
Eleven years later, after several new Call of Duty titles, no other game in the series managed to match the ratings of Modern Warfare 2. If you are interested in playing the game again, Activision has released the remastered version of the campaign in 2020.
It is available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360. The remastered version is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.
#2- Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is the second-best call of duty game on the list. Many people consider it to be the peak Call of Duty game in terms of multiplayer. Modern Warfare is often credited as the title that reformed the modern shooter series.
If not the best Call of Duty ever made, Modern Warfare easily comes in top 3 of any person’s list that has played a couple of games in the series. The game felt like a lone warrior in an arena of FPS games set during the World War 2 setting.
Surprisingly, Infinity Ward blasted the stereotype of a shooting game where all you have to do is shoot endlessly till you reach a checkpoint, and boom, the campaign is over.
The mad lads created a story that can make an adult cry. The campaign was full of an emotional rollercoaster ride.
It was the first shooter game in the series where the protagonist felt like a living, vulnerable human being instead of a lifeless sponge capable of absorbing millions of bullets and ends up killing hundreds of thousands of NPCs to complete the campaign.
A remastered version of the game titled Modern Warfare Remastered was released in 2016 as a part of special edition bundles of Infinite Warfare.
The classic game is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows. The remastered version is available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows via Steam.
#3- Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is the first-person shooter video game released in 2012. It was released after Modern Warfare 3 and is the sequel to 2010’s Call of Duty: Black Ops. Black Ops 2 is Treyarch’s take on modern warfare.
One of the noticeable features that rank this specific Call of Duty game a lot higher in the list is its take on non-linear gameplay.
Unlike other linear and generic FPS games or even its predecessors, it provided the fans with options to make choices during the campaign as Alex Mason. These choices would determine up to four different endings which the fans have never experienced before.
The plot follows the events from Black Ops and is set in the late 1980s and 2025. During the campaign, the player switches control between Alex Mason and Frank Woods.
The multiplayer gameplay was praised for innovation and skills that can elevate the fun to the next level. The game was a commercial success, and it remained the largest entertainment launch of all time until GTA V took over.
Some fans often crown the game as the best Call of Duty title Activision has released. Black Ops 2 is developed by Treyarch and published by Activision for PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and Wii U.
#4- Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops is the series first title set in the Cold War. The game was developed by Treyarch and seventh title in the series overall. The game is the sequel to 2008’s World At War.
Writing is not the strong suit of Treyarch, but they proved their ground after releasing Black Ops. The game follows the story of CIA operative Alex Mason. Mason recalls memories from his past to locate a numbers station.
Alex Mason and Jason Hudson are the two playable protagonists during the campaign. Victor Reznov is playable just for a single mission.
The game featured several locations around the world, including Cuba, Vietnam, United States, and Hong Kong that got involved in the Cold War.
Though, for the most part, the story focused on the Cold War, the game also recalled events from World War II, adding more spice and immersion to the plot, which depicted brilliant writing skills.
The game received a positive reception upon release. Fans and critics praised the well-written story and multiplayer. However, the game did not revolutionize the Call of Duty series as a whole.
It certainly delivered well-balanced combat, story, and not to mention the convivial multiplayer featuring diverse maps from a nuked town to jungles of Vietnam.
The game is available on Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, and macOS X.
#5- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019 is the reboot of the series, one of the highest-rated titles ever developed.
Just like how the 2007’s Modern Warfare changed the map for the games adapting modern warfare. It failed to capture the essence of Modern Warfare, but it comes dangerously close.
After the decline of the series, any Call of Duty failed to capture attention and excitement for several years to come. Each release lacked innovation, thrilling gameplay, and modernized multiplayer started to become stale and boring.
Then suddenly, Modern Warfare 2019 was announced, which did an exceptional job capturing people’s attention. It all depended on the launch, and it did not fail the expectation of the majority. A few fans were still disappointed, but it was one hell of a launch after almost a decade.
Modern Warfare was built from the ground up, and the new graphic revamp took the hand of the series and made it stand back on its feet. The story was re-written and introduced the iconic characters from the classic Modern Warfare.
It is developed by Treyarch and did an excellent job with the visuals and shooting. It is available on Microsoft Windows via Battle.net, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
#6- Call of Duty: World At War
Call of Duty: World at War is the second title developed by Treyarch that made the world notice the studio as a capable AAA developer.
Although the developer’s first game was Call of Duty 3, many fans believe that World at War is the first title that made Treyarch stood out in the dominated FPS market.
Probably the goriest and grimmest game in the series, limbs and heads could be severed by shooting or from grenades. World at War successfully captured the true horrors of war, compared to other FPS released during that time.
One of the few reasons some people consider it to be the best Call of Duty that captured the World War essence the most than any other game.
The game features a fantastic campaign. However, multiplayer was stale did not get much attention after release.
World at War is the first game in the series which introduced zombies, giving birth to one of the most popular Call of Duty co-op modes of endless survival. Zombies received so much love that Treyarch started to release them in every game developed by the studio.
It was initially released on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and Wii. The game was later ported to a mobile version and was later released for Nintendo DS, Windows Mobile, J2ME, and Xbox One via Backwards Compatibility.
#7- Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is the first game in the entry that did something almost nobody expected. Treyarch ditched the campaign entirely, creating a lot of confusion in the gaming community and fans alike. It is the fifth title in the Black Ops series and the fifteenth installment in the series.
The initial reactions of the fans were not pleasant and ready to flak Treyarch for this move. During an interview, Treyarch studio co-head Dan Bunting declared the reason why the studio decided to ditch the campaign.
It was because people spent more time on multiplayer than the campaign. Some do not even touch the campaign. This decision was bold and quite risky and could have easily ended the franchise’s future.
But you have to take risks sometimes to achieve something greater, and it turned out to be the right decision after all. The game replaced the single-player campaign with the series’ first take on the battle royale mode called Blackout.
The game’s take on the battle royale won the high stake bet. It also featured zombies. Many people might agree with me here that Black Ops 4 has the best zombies Treyarch or any other developer has released in the Call of Duty series.
It is available on Microsoft Windows via Battle.net, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
#8- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the epic finale in the Modern Warfare series featuring Soap, Price, and Yuri. The plot is centered around Task Force 141 following Modern Warfare 2. By collaborating with the Delta Force and Special Air Service, they hunt Vladimir Makarov.
Due to several employees leaving the company and some got fired. Sledgehammer and Raven Software cooperated with Infinity Ward to develop Modern Warfare 3.
The gameplay was similar to Modern Warfare 2 with a graphics revamp. The story became chaotic than ever and not to mention the final mission, which is easily the best in the series, from killing people with heavy armor and machine guns to chasing a helicopter on the top of Burj Khalifa.
The rest of the missions were not as memorable as the missions in the previous games. Before the launch, a lot of data related to the game leaked online. Some leaks proved to be true. Some remained just rumors, nothing all.
Overall, the game was a commercial success and was received well by the public and game review aggregators.
Some criticized the game for being too similar to the previous title and lacking any innovation and stale multiplayer with few new maps and the same gameplay as Modern Warfare 2.
#9- Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the weakest game in the Black Ops series. It is the twelfth entry in the series. Treyarch has gone the extra mile to make the game as futuristic as possible, adding mind-controlled drones and weapons.
The game offered the players the freedom to choose any mission of their desire. The game had a mixed reception among the fans. Some liked the game rest did not. The campaign was not the attractive feature of the game, but the multiplayer somehow made the game riveting.
The story takes place in the year 2065, 40 years after the events of Black Ops 2 in a world suffering from climate change, conflicts, technologies, and the ongoing Cold War.
The game follows a bunch of black ops soldiers, and the objective is to eliminate threats that can potentially take over the world by using robots. The game also offered co-op up to 4 players for the campaign mode.
Another feature is the “Nightmare” campaign mode that replaced human enemies with zombies and other creatures, which made the campaign a lot more fun and exciting.
The “Nightmare” campaign mode was praised for innovation and uniqueness, and zombies were pretty decent compared to the previous iterations. Other than that, the game received positive reviews for the consoles. The PC version received mixed reviews.
The game is available on Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. A special version for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 was released that did not have a single-player campaign and had long loading times with mediocre graphics.
#10- Call of Duty: Warzone
Call of Duty: Warzone is the series second battle royale game, and for the first time in the series, the title is free to play. The game can be downloaded and play without having to purchase Modern Warfare and then, it got available for free with season 2 of Modern Warfare content.
The game is related to Modern Warfare and Black Ops Cold War. It was co-developed by Infinity Ward and Raven Software. The latter later credited as the sole developer after the release of Black Ops Cold War and integration of the game’s content into Warzone.
The battle royale features up to 150 players that could be increased to 200 in a limited time mode. Warzone features three game modes: Plunder, Resurgence, and Battle Royale.
These game modes add more versatility to the free-to-play title, despite the battle royale being the main attraction of the game,
Players can gather cash by completing contracts and purchase items like “killstreaks”. Players can collect cash by looting and killing players. Warzone is one of the first Call of Duty games supporting cross-play between consoles and PC.
At launch, the game only had trios squad mode (a squad of three players). After several updates, players can now queue as Solo, Duos (two-person squad), and Quads (four-person squad) have been added to the game.
The game offers battle royale and plunder mode for free, It makes sense how it was able to gather over 100 million players in less than a year.
#11- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the first title developed solely by Sledgehammer games after co-developing Modern Warfare 3. It took modern warfare to a much advanced level (no pun intended). It was released in 2014 and offered better and content-rich multiplayer.
Out of all futuristic approaches, Advanced Warfare is the one that did it the right way. It featured a technical plus a political campaign featuring Kevin Spacey and Troy Baker as the lead roles.
The story is centered around Jack Mitchell. Jack is a part of the United States Marine Corps and their involvement with Atlus.
Atlus is a private military corporation that sells its services to the person who bids the highest. The gameplay introduces exo-suits, adding a lot more depth to the gameplay.
The game received a positive reception upon release. Critics and fans called the title an overall improvement than its predecessors. Special praise was given to the voice acting, visuals, and fast, thrilling single-player campaign that felt nothing but a story for a blockbuster movie.
Advanced Warfare also featured a zombie mode, the first title in the series featuring zombies other than Treyarch. Zombies were introduced with the Havoc DLC.
Zombies, just like in other installments, comes in countless waves that the players need to survive with a slight twist, the zombies have exo-suits that can jump onto your face in no time.
#12- Call of Duty: Ghosts
One of the least liked, but it is a decent installment in Call of Duty: Ghosts which comes at the twelfth spot in our list of best Call of Duty games. Sever fans of the series regarding the games as one of the worst titles released in the series, but it is not that bad.
The game featured a less action-packed and much slower campaign. One thing that made Ghosts better than some titles in the series is its multiplayer.
Ghosts featured multiplayer maps have destructible and alterable environments and a new exciting game mode called “Extinction”.
Extinction is a four-man, co-op mode that puts the players against different types of aliens. The objective is to defend the base and destroy the aliens’ hives located around the map. Players can unlock the mode after clearing the campaign.
The game mode had five different levels titled “Point of Contact” (first map available for all players), “NightFall” (second map of the mode, available after purchasing the Onslaught DLC pack).
“Mayday” (third map of the mode, available after purchasing the Devastation DLC pack), “Awakening” (fourth map of the mode, unlocked after purchasing the Invasion DLC pack), and “Exodus” (final map of the mode, unlocked after purchasing the Nemesis DLC pack).
The campaign focused mostly on a single character named “Logan Walker”. The player can also take control of several other characters, including an astronaut named “Baker”.
Ghost is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
#13- Call of Duty: Mobile
Call of Duty: Mobile is the second free-to-play title in the Call of Duty series, released for iOS and Android by multiple publishers, Activision, Tencent, Garena, and VNG Games. It is developed by TiMi Studios and released in 2019.
Activision launched the series for mobiles later than its competitor PUBG Mobile. The game still managed to saw one of the biggest mobile game launches in history that managed to grab almost 500 million USD after a year of release.
The game featured the popular multiplayer game modes in Call of Duty titles released for consoles with great graphics and satisfying shooting. Several Call of Duty maps like Nuketown made their way into the game, and that is not all.
The game also featured a different battle royale mode just for mobile users. It received generally favorable reviews from the community and fans.
It was praised for its content and leveling system without spending money. You get multiplayer with multiple modes and battle royale for the price of none.
#14- Call of Duty: WWII
Call of Duty: WWII is the second independent first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games. Activision published the game across multiple platforms. The game is set in the events of World War 2.
After getting criticized for similar Call of Duty games released every year with diving deeper into the futuristic stuff, which started to get repetitive and stale, Sledgehammer decided to change the trend and released WWII that set in the events of World War 2.
Some fans and critics liked the new direction Call of Duty headed into, and their excitement was justified. WWII is the ninth title in the series set in World War 2 settings after World at War released in 2008.
The campaign follows the squad of the 1st Infantry Division and their battles across the European theatre. The missions are set in the historic events of the Battle of Normandy. It was the first title released after 2003’s Call of Duty which did not have health regeneration.
The game received a positive reception upon release. The critics praised its story, gameplay, lack of slow health regeneration, and breathtaking visuals.
However, criticism was directed towards any lack of innovation, and the gameplay felt the same as previous games in the series.
The game has undoubtedly one of the best campaigns that the franchise had to offer, but due to the lack of any multiplayer innovation, the game is not higher on this list.
WWII is the fourteenth installment in the series and is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
#15- Call Of Duty 3
Call of Duty 3 is the third installment in the series and the first title developed by Treyarch that marked their journey as independent developers for Call of Duty. The game was released as a console exclusive without seeing a PC release.
The story takes place on the Western Front of World War 2, in the year 1944. The player can play from a perspective of an American, British, Polish, or Canadian soldier.
The objective of the player is to reach the checkpoints marked on their HUDs, eliminate enemies, destroying tanks, and to mark the targets for airstrikes to complete the missions.
Fans liked the story mode and enjoyed the tank sections during specific missions, but it was anything extraordinary.
The missions were easily forgettable but set the stage for the future titles developed by Treyarch to cement itself as a capable Call of Duty title developer.
The game was released on PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 3. Some fans consider Call of Duty as the weakest shooter in the series.
#16- Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is the most recent game in the series developed by Treyarch, making it the nineteenth installment overall in the Call of Duty series.
The game is the fifth title in the Black Ops series and takes place between the events of 2010’s Black Ops and 2012’s Black Ops 2.
Sledgehammer Games and Raven Software were put in charge of the development of the game, but due to some conflicts, Activision put the development on Treyarch’s shoulders.
The story follows “Bell,” recruited by the CIA to hunt down the Soviet spy Perseus. His objective was to topple the United States and make the power balance scale tilt towards the Soviet Union.
The game also sees the return of iconic characters from the Black Ops series including, Alex Mason, Frank Woods, and Jason Hudson. The game received mixed to positive reception on release. Despite breaking the sales record in the series, it is the least favorite title in the series.
It failed to capture the true essence of the Black Ops series that most people were hoping for. The game is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, and Microsoft Windows.
#17- Call of Duty
Ranking this game this low will spark a lot of anger towards the list, and I understand why so. Hear me out on this one. Call of Duty is probably the best Call of Duty game in the series when it comes to the campaign. Then why it is ranked so low on the list?
Considering the graphics (yes, I know it was released in the early 20s, and the technology was not so advanced to give us eye candies like we have these days).
I had to think about a lot of factors in mind to rate this title this low in the list, after all, it is the first title that gave birth to one of my favorite shooting series of all time.
The campaign was excellent, but with outdated graphics, A.I., guns, and multiplayer modes, it made sense to rank it to the bottom of the list. I do not compile this list based on campaigns. If I had, this game is top 3 hands down.
The campaign is set in the events of World War 2 and is divided into three segments, American, British and Soviet campaigns. Each mission has an objective that the player needed to complete to progress into the story.
Revisiting the title made me relive the bittersweet memories that I made after finishing the game. It has a special place in the hearts of many people that became fans after experiencing the game for the first time.
An extension for the game was released by the title Call of Duty: United Offensive for Microsoft Windows, macOS X in 2004. The expansion pack was received well by the critics and got nominated for multiple awards.
Call of Duty was released in 2003 for Microsoft Windows, macOS X, N-Gage, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.
#18- Call of Duty 2
The second installment in the series, Call of Duty 2, is the second title developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision. The game took two years to develop and was released in 2005, two years after the first title.
The story is set during World War 2 similarly to its predecessor, the player experiences the game from the eyes of four military soldiers (one from the US Army, two from the British Army, and one from the Red Army).
Like its predecessor, Call of Duty 2’s campaign is divided into three parts and a total of 27 missions.
The game improved a lot from the original game and introduced regenerating health and grenade indicator. The game was a success and received critical praise for its graphics, improved AI, and sound system.
Some criticism was drawn upon the regenerating health system, performance issues on PC, and multiplayer supporting only eight people at a time.
The game was released on Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Xbox 360, and macOS X.
#19- Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the most controversial title in the series. This title had the fans and critics split into two groups, one group liked the game, and one called it the worst. If you have played the game, you can fall into either one of these groups.
Infinite Warfare is the thirteenth installment in the Call of Duty series and the seventh title developed by Infinity Ward. The story goes further in the future, and this time goes to space, no more messing around.
It is the first title in the Call of Duty series that took the Campaign and multiplayer into space. The story is centered around Lieutenant Nick Reyes of the Special Combat Air Recon (SCAR). Their job is to fight the Settlement Defense Front (SDF) who is in a struggle to take over the Solar System.
The game received the most criticism before releasing, and the trailer was one of the most disliked videos on YouTube. Nonetheless, after release, the game turned the negative criticism into positive reception.
The critics praised the game for its visuals but bashed it for lacking any innovation. Criticism was also drawn upon the multiplayer due to poor map design and lacked the Call of Duty essence that the series was known for.
Infinity Ward’s take on a futuristic Call of Duty left several fans disappointed. Which contributed a lot to make the game the least likable title that Infinity Ward has ever developed. The game is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Call of Duty stepped into the gaming world noticeably in the first-person shooter genre in 2003 after releasing Call of Duty, developed by Infinity Ward. The game planted the seed for future titles and found immediate success upon launch, receiving multiple awards and nominations.
After the release of the second title in the series, it cemented itself as one of the best producers of first-person shooters. The series saw a yearly release with a new game released every year developed by four main studios under Activision.
There are over nineteen games in the series released across multiple platforms. Nineteen titles have been released on consoles and PC.
Some titles managed to get critical acclaim and stood above the most titles, but there is not a single game that received mixed or negative reviews upon release.
The series started to decline in quality and lack of innovation. After severe criticism, it quickly stood on its feet, and with the release of Modern Warfare in 2019, Call of Duty made its way back to people’s consoles and PCs.
Out of the nineteen titles, compiling a list of best games in the series is one of the hardest things to do. I do not believe that everyone will agree with the list, as this is a purely subjective list.
I have put a lot of research in the list and hope it is similar to everyone’s list, if not everyone.
I made this list by keeping several factors in mind like user ratings, meta critic ratings, amount of content, gameplay, technical issues, etcetera. I do hope you will like the list.
Frequently Asked Questions
#1 – Which is the best COD game?
There are several games released in the CoD series that can be titled as the best Call of Duty game ever. If we talk about ratings only, Modern Warfare 2 takes the crown.
If we are going to talk about the game that won the hearts of most fans, it is Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. It featured a blockbuster campaign and multiplayer that dominated the gaming community for almost a decade.
#2 – Which CoD should I buy In 2021?
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is the most recent game in the CoD series with decent graphics, multiplayer, and gameplay. If you have played 2019’s Modern Warfare, you will like the game.
You can also purchase Modern Warfare which is out for almost two years now, but the game is still as strong as it was on release. If you decide to buy either of these games, you can hop into Warzone anytime.
#3 – Is Call of Duty appropriate for 12 year olds?
It can vary from person to person, but considering how disturbing the titles in the series can get, I do not recommend the series for 12-year-olds.
The multiplayer is fine as the games do not feature any gore or severing of body parts. Make sure to check the ratings of the game before purchasing.
#4 – Is Cold War or Modern Warfare better?
Judging from the rating, Modern Warfare is better than Cold War in every way. Modern Warfare is almost two years old now, and Infinity Ward has released a lot of content in terms of seasons into Modern Warfare.
Cold War, on the other hand, has yet to get content and still is in the gray area. After a year or so, it is safer to assume that Cold War will surpass Modern Warfare if done right.
#5 – What is the most realistic Call of Duty game?
Modern Warfare is the clear winner without having any competition. The game has the most photorealistic graphics that any Call of Duty fan has ever seen.
Cold War is also a gorgeous game but not as great looking as Modern Warfare. The game looks even better after turning on raytracing.
#6 – What is the most hated Call of Duty game?
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is considered to be the worst game in the series. The game before release received so much criticism for another futuristic game. Some people say it is either Black Ops III or Ghosts.
There are a couple of titles that were generally disliked by the community. It is hard to point out a specific most hated title in the series.
#7 – How do I get better at Call of Duty?
If you are looking to improve in the game, you can practice your aiming skills in a free-to-download software on Steam called Aim Lab. Also, make sure to practice as much as you can. Practice will hone your skills and make you a better player overall.
Call of Duty is way more forgiving than any FPS game. If the series could be summarized in two words, it would be “casual friendly”. You can get better in the game in no time.
#8 – How long does it take to complete Call of Duty?
It takes an average of around six to seven hours to complete the full campaign of the Call of Duty series if played on the easy difficulty. The game can become drastically hard if played on the highest difficulty.
Black Ops Cold War has the shortest campaign in the series.
#9 – Which Call of Duty game has the longest campaign?
Black Ops II offered a lot of replay value due to multiple endings. Taking replayability into consideration, BO II is the longest game, but if we are talking about the single longest playthrough, Black Ops III had the longest campaign.
It took an average time of nine hours to complete. If you decide to complete the game completely by doing extra stuff, it can even exceed thirteen to fourteen hours.
#10 – Is the Black Ops 2 campaign Good?
Due to excellent replayability and multiple endings, it is a title that you can play in the series. The campaign shifts from the 1980s to 2025, offering the player to experience the old school and futuristic combat in a single campaign.
#11 – What is the hardest CoD campaign?
Any Call of Duty campaign is hard if played on the hardest difficulty. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and World at War offered the most difficult campaign in the series.
The games started to become a lot easier as time progressed. World at War’s Heart of Reich made the campaign a nightmare to complete. Not to mention the Veteran difficulty.
#12 – Which Call of Duty has the best graphics?
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) offers the most realistic graphics in the whole series. The game was built from the ground up, and Infinity Ward left no stone unturned to make the game one of the best the fans have ever seen in a decade.
Turning on the raytracing feature also makes the game a treat to play. If your system is capable of running the game without any issues with raytracing, that is.
#13 – Is Black Ops 1 or 2 better?
The original Black Ops is easily the better game than its successor. However, considering replayability and multiple ending in mind, Black Ops 2 is better overall, offering impressive visuals, graphics, gameplay, and better zombies.
The campaign of Black Ops 1 was way better and superior to Black Ops 2.
#14 – Is Black Ops 2 the best CoD?
Black Ops 2 is a pretty decent and great installment in the series but not the best. Some may disagree, but the majority of the people believe it is not the best the series has to offer.
The best CoD is easily Modern Warfare 2 with its blockbuster campaign and multiplayer.
#15 – What made BO2 so good?
Black Ops 2 offered a non-linear campaign with multiple endings. This was the first CoD title in the series that offered such a campaign adding a lot more replay value.
The zombies are one of the best that the fans have ever seen. It was a decent full package with little to no cons.
#16 – Why is CoD so popular?
Call of Duty is one of the bestselling shooting franchises besides its competitor, Battlefield. The series is popular due to the casual, friendly, and fast-paced multiplayer, fast and thrilling campaigns, and graphics.
Compared to other shooting games, Call of Duty is way easier to get into. With enough practice, it is not hard to improve in the game. The reward of getting better into the game is way rewarding and satisfying than most shooting games.