From its first installment to Black Ops Cold War, the Call of Duty franchise is an FPS titan in the gaming world.

With almost two decades of thrilling gunplay, one may ask the question, “How many Call of Duty games are there?”

How many Call of Duty games are there in the main series?

The CoD franchise has a total of 18 released main titles. The upcoming installment titled “Vanguard” will be its 19th main game.

The games are typically categorized by the setting of the game and its lead developer.

While the main series does not take into account remasters and ports, Modern Warfare (2019) counts as a reboot of the MW series.

Here is a table cataloguing just how many Call of Duty games are there:

TITLEYEARLEAD DEVELOPERSERIES
Call of Duty2003Infinity WardWWII
Call of Duty 22005Infinity WardWWII
Call of Duty 32006TreyarchWWII
CoD 4: Modern Warfare2007Infinity WardMW
World at War2008TreyarchBlack Ops
Modern Warfare 22009Infinity WardMW
Black Ops2010TreyarchBlack Ops
Modern Warfare 32011Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer GamesMW
Black Ops II2012TreyarchBlack Ops
Ghosts 2013Infinity WardStandalone
Advanced Warfare2014Sledgehammer GamesStandalone
Black Ops III2015TreyarchBlack Ops
Infinite Warfare2016Infinity WardStandalone
WWII2017Sledgehammer GamesWWII
Black Ops 42018TreyarchBlack Ops
Modern Warfare2019Infinity WardMW
Warzone2020Infinity Ward, Raven SoftwareBattle royale
Black Ops Cold War2020Treyarch, Raven SoftwareBlack Ops
VanguardComes out on November 5, 2021Sledgehammer GamesWWII


What’s next for the CoD franchise?

Protagonists of Call of Duty Vanguard
Credit: Activision

After playing so many Call of Duty games in the main series, diehard fans can look forward to the release of Vanguard on November 5, which brings the franchise back to the older setting of World War II.

The game will succeed Black Ops Cold War as the partnered title of the series’ battle royale game, Warzone.

Warzone will also receive a massive update in the form of a new map just in time for the release of Vanguard.

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