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Call of Duty is a video game based on the Quake III Arena engine (id Tech 3), and was released on October 29, 2003. The game was developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision. The game simulates the infantry and combined arms warfare of World War II. Call of Duty was accompanied in September 2004 by an expansion pack, Call of Duty: United Offensive, which was also produced by Activision, but developed by Gray Matter Interactive with contributions from Pi Studios. The game follows the American paratroopers, British paratroopers and the Red army. The Mac OS X version of the game was ported by Aspyr Media. In late 2004, the N-Gage version was developed by Nokia and published by Activision. Other versions were released for PC, including Collector's Edition (with soundtrack and strategy guide), Game of the Year Edition (includes game updates), and the Deluxe Edition (which contains the United Offensive expansion and soundtrack; in Europe the soundtrack was not included). Since November 12, 2007, Call of Duty and its sequels have been available for purchase via Valve's content delivery platform, Steam.
Call of Duty GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Call of Duty GPU Analysis
Comparing Call of Duty PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Call of Duty is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 1.5.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Call of Duty, aim to have a GPU that has at least 256 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Call of Duty

We are advised that 14 year old graphics cards should be able to run Call of Duty , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Call of Duty graphics card requirements chart below.