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Wolfenstein Games In Order: Release Date & Chronological

Confused about the timelines? Check out our guide on all the Wolfenstein games in release date and chronological order.

Wolfenstein is an extensive series of World War II games that involve fighting the Nazi battalions. While the series kicked off in the year 1982, it has had a plethora of subsequent video games till now. For the boomers that did play Castle Wolfenstein in 1982 would go crazy when they hear the plot of the recent game. As the series underwent several changes, game devs, and publishers, its plot can be confusing. And with the expanding storyline, it can be a bit tricky to connect the dots. Not to worry, here’s our guide on all the Wolfenstein games in chronological and release date order.

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Wolfenstein Games in Release Date Order

Mentioned below are all the games and their supported platforms in a release date order:

  • Castle Wolfenstein (1981)
    • Platforms: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, DOS.
  • Beyond Castle Wolfenstein (1984)
    • Platforms: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, DOS, MS-DOS.
  • Wolfenstein 3D (1992)
  • Spear of Destiny (1992)
    • Platforms:  Android, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, DOS, iOS, Apple II.
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein (2001)
    • Platforms: macOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Classic Mac OS, AROS Research Operating System.
  • Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory (2003)
    • Platforms: Linux, Microsoft Windows, MorphOS, Macintosh operating systems, AROS Research Operating System.
  • Wolfenstein RPG (2008)
    • Platforms:  iOS, Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless, Java Platform, Micro Edition, Java.
  • Wolfenstein (2009)
    •  Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 3, DOS, Xbox 360
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014)
    • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, IBM PC compatible, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360.
  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (2015)
    • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows.
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (2017)
    • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows.
  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood (2019)
    • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Google Stadia.
  • Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot (2019)
    • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows.

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Note that Spear of Destiny is an additional expansion that was added to the Wolfenstein 3D.

All Games in Chronological Order

As we need to cover a pretty wide range of games, let’s divide it into three parts:

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  • Classic Timeline
  • New Order
  • Spin-Offs

Let’s start where it all began, the Classic times.

Classic Timeline

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  • Castle Wolfenstein 
  • Beyond Castle Wolfenstein
  • Wolfenstein 3D
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein
  • Wolfenstein

While the first Wolfenstein game in the series started from a Maze-Runner game, it influenced several other games. With the dissolution of Muse Software after Beyond Castle Wolfenstein, the series ventured into rudimentary 3D graphics. Wolfenstein 3D revolves around a spy on his mission to assassinate Adolf Hitler. This was one of the most influential games of all time.

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Then, the franchise upgraded its graphics with the Quake engine in the Return to Castle Wolfenstein. This installment featured the protagonist, William J. Blazkowicz imprisoned on the grounds of Castle Wolfenstein. Lastly, Wolfestein (2002) served as a reboot to the entire franchise.

New Order Timeline

Ever wondered what would have happened if the Nazis won the war? These video games are set in an alternate timeline where the world is ruled by the forces of Nazi Germany. As William Blackowicz, it’s up to you to defeat them all. Here are all the games in the New Order:

  • Wolfenstein: The New Order
  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
  • Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot
  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood

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Cyberpilot is set 19 years after the events of the New Colossus and a week before the Youngblood. It’s a VR game that allows the players to experience first-person shooter gameplay.

Spin-Offs

  • Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory (2003)
  • Wolfenstein RPG (2008)

The Enemy Territory was a multiplayer game that allowed players to choose between Axis and Allied forces. And the Wolfenstein RPG was a mobile game for Java, BREW, and iOS platforms.

That’s everything covered in the Wolfenstein games in release date and chronological order. If you liked this guide, check out our other Video Gaming guides right here on Gamer Tweak.