Wolfenstein Games In Order
The Wolfenstein series is one of the longest-running and most popular first-person shooter titles of all time. Blending historical aspects with over-the-top violence and fantasy, Wolfenstein has continuously used this formula to bring fans new games for over 30 years.
Launching in 1981 with Castle Wolfenstein for the Apple II home computer, the series continued over generations of technological improvement, with its most recent addition coming in 2019’s Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot.
If you’re new to the series or a long-time fan looking to relive the glory days of the franchise this article will be listing all the titles in the series broke down into the generation of the console they launched for.
These titles were first released for platforms including the Apple II, Atari 8-Bit, Commodore 64, or MS-DOS.
The title that kicked off the Wolfenstein franchise, Castle Wolfenstein is an action-adventure game that puts players in the position of a prisoner of war during World War II. Players were tasked with finding secret Nazi war plans during their escape from Castle Wolfenstein.
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In the series’ first sequel, players are tasked with taking out Hitler by planting explosives inside a newly discovered bunker. With intel that the target is holding meetings with senior staff inside the bunker, the game requires players to use stealth techniques alongside the action gameplay to get the task done.
After the original games, these titles launched for second-generation platforms including DOS, PC-98, SNES, Jaguar, and Classic Mac OS.
As the name suggests, Wolfenstein 3D was the first game in the series to adopt a new graphical design. The gameplay remained similar to the previous two titles now from a first-person perspective though, with the player being a Spy tasked with completing missions against the Nazis after escaping Castle Wolfenstein.
A prequel to the previous Wolfenstein 3D, Spear of Destiny sees players take on the role of spy B.J. Blakowicz for the first time heading into Castle Wolfenstein to retrieve the mythological occult item the Spear of Destiny which Hitler has acquired in his quest to master occult power.
The third generation of Wolfenstein games launched for platforms including Microsoft PC, Mac OS X, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Linux.