Activision has revealed that the newest Call of Duty: Mobile Season, Season 6 which went live on May 1 in game, is the game’s most successful season yet in terms of player count and overall game engagement.
In a community update on Reddit, the company has revealed a roadmap of what’s coming to the mobile game during this month, including another MP Map, new Battle Royale classes, and more.
The company has also released a roadmap for what’s coming to the game throughout the month of May, take a look at the Season roadmap:
Greetings Call of Duty: Mobile Community, we are back with our first community update of May and coming off the launch of Once Upon a Time in Rust. We started off this season with a western themed bang and the response from our players has been outstanding. You’ve made this seasonal launch one of the biggest, most exciting, and most played so far for Call of Duty: Mobile and we don’t aim to let up.
We have started the season by firing on all cylinders with the release of Capture The Gold, Kill Confirmed, seasonal challenges, Rust, and a brand-new Battle Pass. While all of that content is stellar, we have plenty more to come throughout the month.
For instance, we have new a Battle Royale class coming, a new tactical grenade, more modes, another map, some additional seasonal challenges, and more. The first of that “more” is the brand-new release a western themed event – Gold Rush, and it is live right now!
We’ll have all of the details below on that mode alongside the newest details for current events or anything launching in the next week. As per usual, let us know if you have any questions, comments, or feedback about anything mentioned in the update. Let’s get to it!
Here is the full look at most events currently running or coming soon in COD Mobile**:**
- 4/29 – 5/14 ~ 2v2 Showdown Mode (MP)
- 5/8 – 5/21 ~ Gold Rush Events begin
- Available in Kill Confirmed and Battle Royale
- 5/8 – 5/10 ~ Winner Bonus
- Ranked Mode bonus available every weekend in May
- 5/13 – 5/19 ~ Free For All mode (MP)
- 5/14 ~ New Seasonal Challenges
- The new SMG, the Cordite, arrives with paid and free options
- Every Thursday ~ CODM World Championship Qualifier weekend begins
*All Dates UTC
Gold Rush Event
This is our first in-game event tied to a seasonal theme and it is all about collecting gold! You’ll jump in Battle Royale or Kill Confirmed, collect gold, and then turn in that gold for unique rewards in our Events section of the main menu.
The specifics are explained clearly in the original trailer posted above, but for the quick and easy of it just play Kill Confirmed like you normally would, except now you have insatiable lust for gold bars, and in Battle Royale try to find specially marked barrels that may provide you with a treasure map.
The rewards for Gold Rush are varied and valuable. Here are a few of the standouts:
- Flowing Bronze series of BR class camos
- LK24 – Flowing Bronze
- M4LMG – Moonstone (Epic reward)
Good luck out there prospectors and make sure to take advantage of this event while it is running until May 21st (UTC). Plenty of time, but there are also plenty of rewards to collect.
A few days ago we released our first legendary of the month through the Frontier Justice Draw. On top of making you look great and thematically western, the Outlaw – High Noon has the ability to turn your enemies into mere particles. That weapon variant was released alongside Seraph – Tombstone, another epic character included in the draw. Check it out in action.0:000:16
On top of just wanting to show off these epic and legendary items, we also wanted to share some details about our first-ever weapon set. That is part of the draw and activates if you snag the following items:
- Knife – Natural Hunter
- Smoke Grenade – Natural Hunter
- Outlaw – High Noon
You’ll then find yourself with a weapon set bonus that not only provides a player XP bonus (towards your profile XP) but also a Gold Rush event bonus on any activities related to the event. We may implement weapon sets in other ways in the future, not just in draws, but they are a new feature to COD: Mobile and worth keeping an eye on.
Dust to Dust
This other brand-new draw is starting today on 5/8 (UTC) and provides some other unique and epic western themed items to acquire. Similar to the Outlaw – High Noon, RUS-79U – Dustkicker has the stylish and purely cosmetic ability to turn your enemies into dust.0:000:20
This draw also includes Scarlett, an epic character from the Black Ops series. You can snag a variety of other themed weapons as well, like the AK-47 Mirage, RPD-Mirage, and DL Q33 – Frontier. You can find this all in-game now.
You may ask, why are we talking about lucky draws in a community update? Our creative team made these great videos that show off the cool, themed seasonal items, and we felt that our community would love to see some more details and to see them in action.Feedback
Much of the feedback we are seeing coming since season launch is either about a few main topics or a massive variety of many other topics. We are picking a few of the most widely discussed ones here to focus on, but by no means does that mean that others are being ignored. We are regularly gathering feedback, sending it up the team, and sharing as much as we can.
Battle Royale Updates
This season has a few events and changes, which we’ve seen quite a bit of positive feedback already. Thank you for taking the time to do that, but we also have more substantial changes on the way and in particular in the next major update coming in June.
Speaking of which, we already have released a short teaser of that BR content this week included inside a video. We know some of you have already found this, but for everyone else best of luck finding that somewhere in this community update 😉. However, here is another taste of what is to come in June.
One thing we commonly see brought up after each release, especially for the dedicated folks who generally take the time to reach out with feedback, is that many people are at max player level. We’ve seen a lot of ideas suggested about how to solve this, like simply increasing the level cap, adding a prestige system, or using some other changes to provide more progression overall.
While we cannot say anything specific about this just yet, we do have systems being designed that will help with overall progression and at the same time we have discussed a variety of options for adding additional progression options for those of you eagerly waiting more grind. Hang tight and keep an eye on future updates for that.
On May 2nd, one day after these challenges had launched, we were already seeing a handful of players talking about how they loved these challenges so much that they’ve already completed all of them. First off, that’s impressive and clearly we may need to adjust to add more challenge to future ones.
However, we also just wanted to quickly mention that this isn’t it for the entire season and we do have more of these coming up mid-May with the Cordite. For everyone else, there is still plenty of time to complete them and to grab the Locus or Pharo, or any of the many other free rewards found through these new seasonal challenges.
That is all for this community update! We’ve had a truly excellent season launch and there is still plenty to come throughout May and of course in June with our next update & season. Don’t forget about the qualifier weekends for our esports tournament, the second weekend of qualifiers is going on now, and keep an eye out for news about the next stage of the tournament.
SOURCE: Call of Duty: Mobile
Video shows off drastic evolution of Call of Duty Zombies from World at War to Cold War
This one is for the dedicated Zombies fans who have been around since Nacht der Untoten, as this video celebrates the evolution of Call of Duty Zombies.
For those Zombies fans who have been there from the start, here’s a great way to reminisce and relive the Call of Duty Zombies experience we all hold so dearly.
Call of Duty Zombies is still around in today’s Call of Duty, surviving ever since the 2008 classic World at War that started that fan-favorite game mode.
Although a lot has changed since then, players still love the mode, and what better way to bring back good old memories than this video showing the evolution of Zombies.
The video is by Evolution List on YouTube, a channel dedicated to showing the evolution of various games that have stood the test of time.
In the video, fans are given a walkthrough of Zombies from 2008 all the way to 2021, with Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War being the latest entry in the high-profile Call of Duty franchise to feature a Zombies game mode that recently saw its newest map, Mauer der Toten, added in the Season 4 Reloaded update.
Although the video is fairly short, spanning only 5 minutes, viewers are given one classic Zombies map from each Call of Duty game that possessed Zombies.
Evolution of Zombies video
Although the mode was mostly in Treyarch-developed Call of Duty games, there have been many variations of the mode, with the video also including WWII’s Zombies, Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies, CoD Mobile’s Zombies, and Infinite Warfare’s Zombies.
Some of the classic maps showcased include:
- World at War’s Nacht der Untoten
- Black Ops’ Five
- Black Ops 3’s Shadows of Evil
- Black Ops 4’s IX
Of course, there are many other maps shown in the video, but we don’t want to spoil it all!
If you’re a fan of Zombies, this is a great watch so make sure to check out the video below.
Image Credits: Treyarch / Activision / Evolution List
Call of Duty players want a Battlefield Portal inspired mode in the future
After FPS fans were blown away by Battlefield Portal’s reveal, Call of Duty fans want to see a similar mode in the future.
Battlefield 2042’s REDACTED mode was finally announced at EA Play: Battlefield Portal. This is a hub for content from previous Battlefield games, and Call of Duty players want to see a similar mode in the future.
Like Battlefield, Call of Duty has depicted various theatres of war over the years, both real and fictional. Although Battlefield 2042 is set in the near future, as a throwback for long-time fans of the franchise, they’ve included Battlefield Portal.
This brings weapons, maps, vehicles, and more from Battlefield 1942, Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3 into one, ultimate sandbox experience. Impressed with the new mode, Call of Duty fans have been asking for a similar experience.
Call of Duty fans have been desperate for remasters of their favorite games from the franchise, with Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer being the most prominent. Black Ops Cold War is chock-full of maps from Black Ops 2, but players still want to see more content from the games they grew up with.
Battlefield 2042 found the solution to this with their new Portal mode. With access to a ton of content from previous Battlefield games, players can create almost any custom game mode they can dream up.
“And that’s how you incorporate remastered content into your game,” said renowned industry insider Tom Henderson after seeing the reveal. He followed this by theorizing that Call of Duty will create something similar in the “next 5 years.”
His theory was met with resounding excitement, with many Call of Duty players wanting to see their favorite multiplayer and Zombies experiences return in the same way.
Battlefield Portal “truly could be the next BIG THING for creators,” said popular YouTuber Chaosxsilencer. “Imagine a Call of Duty Portal with BO2, BO3, WaW, MW2, MW3 assets all usable and customizable.”
“The custom game options available with #BATTLEFIELD2042 and the Battlefield Portal are amazing. So many options and ways to be creative and have fun,” said Call of Duty news account ModernWarzone. “@RavenSoftware we need things like this in Warzone, especially with Battlefield announcing this today.”
With how extensive of a backlog Call of Duty has, it’s very likely that Activision will take inspiration from Battlefield’s exciting new mode – and the demand for it is certainly there.
If you can’t wait to play Battlefield 2042, you can check out how to get access to the Open Beta in September.
Image Credit: Activision / EA
Zombies World Record beaten after nearly 300 hours of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
It took one Twitch streamer nearly 300 hours of gameplay to beat the World Record for Black Ops 3’s Nacht Der Untoten Zombies.
One player has done the unthinkable and beaten the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Nacht Der Untoten Zombies World Record by reaching round 255.
Zombies has a storied history dating all the way back to 2008 when Call of Duty: World at War came bundled with a bonus mini-game called ‘Nacht der Untoten.’ The legendary Nazi Zombies mode would go on to reach ridiculous levels of popularity to the point that Treyarch had to make extra Zombies maps.
Since then, virtually every single CoD title has included new versions and variations of the Zombies formula. Black Ops Cold War is currently enjoying the launch of Mauer Der Toten, the freshest Zombies experience.
However, one Twitch streamer has overlooked modern Zombies in favor of a previous game – Black Ops 3. After 20 days of playing the same game of Nacht Der Untoten on and off, a new World Record was set.
The feat was accomplished by CoD Zombies Twitch streamer TomPhantasy as he smashed the previous record by a staggering 40 rounds to reach Round 255.
Beginning his run on July 2, he spent the next 20 days clocking up nearly 300 hours of game time to obliterate the previous Nacht Der Untoten record.
Remarkably, he was only downed twice, and they both came once he’d surpassed the record figure anyway.
The final seconds of the footage are of the streamer clearing up the last few dregs of Zombies until the round icon in the bottom-left changes to 255.
This absolutely smashes the previous record of 216 rounds set by user Chihiro-516, and may never be beaten.
Dexerto was even able to secure an exclusive word with the streamer to get more reaction to his feat: “The Zombies community has been supporting me for months when I have been attempting this record through the highs and lows,” he said.
He continued: “I knew I had to keep going, because after 24.8 days the game freezes, This meant I had to play 13+ hours per day for those 25 days.”
Massive congratulations need to go to the player who was able to gut his way through an arduous three weeks of Zombies. With Mauer Der Toten very much the new Zombies craze, we wonder if he will one day attempt to set the record for it.
Also, for some more incredible accomplishments, check out the Cold War player who reached 10th Prestige without killing a single player.
Image Credit: Activision / TomPhantasy
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