Infinity Ward is an American video game developer. They created the video game Call of Duty and four other installments in the Call of Duty franchise.
Vince Zampella and Grant Collier established Infinity Ward along with Jason West in 2002 after working in 2015, Inc. previously. All of the 22 original team members in Infinity Ward came from the team that had worked in Medal of Honor: Allied Assault while in 2015, Inc. Activision helped fund Infinity Ward in its early days, buying up 30 percent of the company. The studio's first game, World War II shooter Call of Duty, was released on the PC in 2003. The day after the game was released, Activision snapped up the rest of Infinity Ward, signing employees to long term contracts. Infinity Ward went on to make Call of Duty 2, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Co-founder Collier has since left the company in early 2009 to join the parent company Activision.
Infinity Ward's first title, Call of Duty won 90 Game of the Year awards and 50 Editor's Choice Awards. It also continues to be among the highest-rated