New York City is an American city briefly mentioned in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare before making a proper appearence in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. It also makes a small appearance via computer screens in the final mission of Call of Duty: Black Ops II and in a multiplayer map in Call of Duty: Ghosts.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

In All In it is revealed that New York City is one of several city on the US eastern seaboard targeted by ICBMs.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Main article: Battle of New York

Following the initial invasion of Russian forces in the United States of America, American and Russian forces fight for control of the city. According to Robert Bowling, after the events of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, U.S. forces have retaken much of the eastern United States and have pushed the remaining Russian invading forces onto New York City in which the Russians are making their last stand. The battle concluded with the full retreat of the significantly depleted Russian forces, though New York sustained heavy damage and many of it's citizens were killed or forced to flee.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

In the final mission Judgement Day, David Mason attempts to stop Raul Menendez's drone attacks. New York appears on the computer screens and he believes Raul is going to strike New York, but instead disables the drones to cripple the military defenses. New York is also seen in the multiplayer map Detour, whice takes place on a future bridge in New York City.

Call of Duty: Ghosts

New York City appears in the multiplayer map Collision, that it takes place in a large cargo ship that crashed into the Brooklyn Bridge.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

New York City appears in the multiplayer map Quarantine. The map is only available through the map pack Reckoning.



  • One notable thing in Modern Warfare 3 is the different portrayals of One World Trade Center. In the trailer it is shown in the way it will look when it is completed. In the full game, a different building is shown in its place.
  • The 2 World Trade Center can be seen too.