Sledgehammer Games’ 2nd attempt at the zombies mode focusing mainly on a dark, horror themed experience filled with blood, gore, and jumpscares. The game is still within its life cycle and there are still more maps to come.
The 2nd year of a competition set up by some of the most prominent zombies youtubers with cash prizes for the winners.
Call of Duty World At War: The beginning of COD zombies and the birth of a storyline connecting 4 games over a 10 year period.
The second installment of the treyarch zombies storyline. This is where the mode became popular and the zombies community began to grow on youtube.
Regarded as mainly the fan favorite, Black Ops 2 zombies have stood the test of time and was the first to have many content creators continuing to produce content on the game after the 1 year cycle of developer support on the game.
The first Call of Duty made by Sledgehammer Games, the new development team and the beginning of the 3 year cycle between Sledgehammer, Treyarch, and Infinity Ward, it was also the first take of the classic zombies mode made by a studio other than Treyarch with the addition of Exo Zombies.
The most recent of the zombies saga from Treyarch, pushed the boundaries when it comes to content and longevity by being the first to be continuously updated even after the one year cycle and also included a 5th DLC pack with Zombies Chronicles instead of the normal 4.
The first attempt at the zombies mode from Infinity Ward which was mainly disliked due to being attached to the poorly received futuristic setting of the multiplayer and campaign yet those who play it would say it could compete with Treyarch’s zombies.