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Call of Duty

Knowledge Identifier: $Call_of_Duty

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Call of Duty

First-person and third-person shooter computervideo game franchise add

Category: Business (26)

Launched in 2003.

Countries: (69%), United States (26%), Finland (3%)

Main connections: Activision, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Linked to: Activision, N-Space, Nokia, Upper Deck Company

 

Timeline


 

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2003

"Call of Duty" is a computer/video game based on the "Quake III Arena" engine , and was released on October 29, 2003 add something


2004

In 2004, Activision, in cooperation with the companies Plan-B Toys and Radioactive Clown, released the "Call of Duty: Series 1" line of action figures, which included three American soldiers and three German soldiers from the World War II era add something

 

In late 2004, the N-Gage version was developed by Nokia and published by Activision add something

 

While the American G.I. action figure was made in 2004, Plan-B Toys later discontinued a controversial Nazi SS Guard action figure based on the Nazi Totenkopf officer seen in the "Call of Duty" computer/video game add something

 

Plan B Toys - Controversy struck in October 2004 when a Plan B Toys action figure depicting a Totenkopf Panzer division officer, licensed from the video game "Call of Duty", came under fire


2005

It was released on October 25, 2005 for PC, November 15, 2005 for the Xbox 360, and June 13, 2006 for Mac OS X add something


2006

On September 22, 2006, "Call of Duty: War Chest" was released for PC, collecting "Call of Duty", "United Offensive", and "Call of Duty 2" add something

 

Pi Studios - This led to work on "Call of Duty 3" in October 2006, developed jointly with Treyarch

 

Released on November 7, 2006, the game was developed by Treyarch, and was the first major installment in the "Call of Duty" series not to be developed by Infinity Ward add something


2007

The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on November 7, 2007 add something

 

Since November 12, 2007, "Call of Duty" and its sequels have been available for purchase via Valve's content delivery platform, Steam add something


2008

In 2008, McFarlane Toys announced their partnership with Activision to produce action figures for the Call of Duty computer/video game series add something

 

On June 9, 2008, it was confirmed that the game would be titled "Call of Duty: World at War" and would be set in the Pacific theater and Eastern front of World War II. The game uses the same proprietary game engine as "Call of Duty 4" add something

 

Download and retail versions for Mac OS X were released by Aspyr in September 2008 add something

 

McFarlane Toys' first series of action figures were released in October 2008 and consists of four different figures: Marine with Flamethrower, Marine Infantry, British Special Ops, and Marine with Machine Gun. add something

 

"Call of Duty: World at War" was released for the PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360 consoles and the Nintendo DS handheld in North America on November 11, 2008, and November 14, 2008 in Europe add something


2009

Activision Blizzard officially announced "Modern Warfare 2" on February 11, 2009 add something

 

As of May 2009, "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" has sold over 13 million copies add something

 

As of June 2009, "Call of Duty: World at War" has sold over 11 million copies add something

 

Announced by Robert Bowling on August 17, 2009, the storyline focuses on the backstory of the character Ghost, who appears in the computer/video game add something

 

The game was released worldwide on November 10, 2009, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows add something

 

The series is published by WildStorm and the first issue was released on November 10, 2009, alongside the game add something


2010

Activision Publishing Minneapolis - & Activision Value was merged into Activision in 2010, changing its name to Activision Publishing Minneapolis, Inc. Activision Minneapolis now publishes all Activision titles, except for the "Call of Duty series" and the "Spyro series"


2011

Over 1,6 billion hours of online gameplay have been logged "Modern Warfare 3" since its 2011 release add something

 

"Call of Duty Online" , was announced by Activision when the company first stated their interest in an Massively multiplayer online game in early 2011 add something

 

OpTic Gaming - Matthew Haag was dropped from the team for the "Call of Duty: Black Ops" 2011 season which was the first season of Call of Duty on the Major League Gaming since "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare"

 

On May 12, 2011 on the official YouTube page for the "Call of Duty" franchise, four teasers were released entitled: America, England, France and Germany, indicating possible location for the game add something

 

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick stated on November 8, 2011 that "Call of Duty 9" was in development for a 2012 release add something

 

As of November 11, 2011, the "Call of Duty" series has sold over 100 million copies add something


2012

The game was confirmed by Activision during its fourth-quarter earnings call on February 9, 2012 add something

 

Beenox - After founder Dominique Brown's departure in December 2012, the studio's focus shifted from leading original game development to doing a number of B-level support tasks on Activision's superbrands Skylanders and Call of Duty


2013

The game was released on September 5, 2013 add something

 

The game is slated for a November 5, 2013 release add something


2014

A new game in the "Call of Duty" series will be released in 2014 add something

 

Denial eSports - However, neither of the teams qualified for COD Champs at the Call of Duty Championship 2014: US Regional Final

 

A video released on May 1, 2014 revealed that Kevin Spacey will portray an antagonist in the game add something

 

A new game in the "Call of Duty" series will be released in November 2014 add something


2015

Denial eSports - After Denial qualified for the Call of Duty Championship 2015: NA Regional Finals through the online qualifiers they went in once again confident, but had issues on Friday with one of their players

 

FaZe Clan - FaZe Red was placed 3rd at the Call of Duty Championship 2015 and won the 2015 Season 3 championships

 

Denial eSports - The Denial " Call of Duty" team is the reigning world champion, having won the Call of Duty Championship 2015

 

As of March 2015, the series has sold 175 million copies add something

 

As of April 2015, the "Call of Duty" series has sold over 175 million copies add something

 

On April 26, 2015, the first reveal trailer for the game was released and revealed the return of the Zombies mode and beta access for people that pre-order the game for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It will be released on November 6, 2015 add something

 

The game was released on November 6, 2015 add something

 

ESports - In December 2015, Kayla "Squizzay" Squires became the first female " Call of Duty" player to turn professional upon qualifying for the Call of Duty World League in the Australian region


2016

Counter Logic Gaming - The team's primary goal was participation in Stage 1 of the 2016 Call of Duty World League , to which end they attended the North American Pro Division Offline Qualifier

 

Call of Duty Championship - It was announced on 8th June 2016 that the championship will take place along with Call of Duty XP which will reveal the Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Trailer

 

Team EnVyUs - On July 17, 2016 EnVyUs won the Call of Duty World League Stage 2 Championship, defeated Dream Team in the finals 4-1

 

The game is to be released on November 4, 2016 add something


2017

Call of Duty World League - The 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship was the fifth annual Call of Duty Championship held by Activision

 

Wii - "Call of Duty: WWII" is the fourteenth game in the series, and is set to be revealed on April 26, 2017 add something

 

A paperback edition containing all six issues was released on November 15, 2017 add something


2018

Splyce - On 11 October, 2018, Splyce announced that their Halo roster consisting of Renegade, Shotzzy, StelluR and Eco would be competing in the Call of Duty World League as well

 

OpTic Gaming - Karma took a hiatus from competitive Call of Duty and was subsequently benched on May 6, 2018 until he rejoined the roster on September 27, 2018

 

The game was released on October 12, 2018 add something

 

On November 27, 2018, it was annouced that Joe Robert Cole will be writing the sequel add something


2019

It was announced on March 18, 2019 at the year's Game Developers Conference add something

 

The game was officially revealed on May 30, 2019, and is set to release on October 25, 2019 add something