Call of Duty (CoD) is a war-based team first-person shooter series that consists of several different games.
The latest full game in the series is Call of Duty: Vanguard which launched in November 2021. The franchise is incredibly popular, with titles like Modern Warfare and Black Ops really putting it on the map, and new games launching annually.
There’s also Warzone, a free-to-play battle royale shooter that has several regular tournaments, with popular streamers taking part.
The games have an 18+ age rating.
Platforms: Xbox Series X/S. PS5, PS4, Xbox One, PC
Typical game length: 10-20mins
Genre: First-person shooter
Latest game in series: Call of Duty: Vanguard
Notable tournaments: Call of Duty League, Call of Duty Challengers
Popularity: 400m copies of games in the CoD series have been sold to date (VG247)
Launched: November 5th 2021 (CoD Vanguard)
Pegi age rating: 18
More info for parents: Esports parents guide and Taming Gaming’s CoD Cold War info page