Bringing together the Modern Warfare and Black Ops worlds, Call of Duty: Mobile is taking the king of shooters to mobile devices.
With a deluge of information pouring out of the closed Beta, more and more details on Call of Duty: Mobile are finally being unearthed. Announced in March 2019, Call of Duty: Mobile won’t be the first CoD you can play on your phone, but it’s looking like it might be the best.
Currently, the game is undergoing a closed Beta on Android devices in India, and soon to be Australia, while a worldwide release is expected in the coming months. However, if you can’t wait until the Beta is avaible in your region and want to know everything you possibly can as soon as possible, look no further! Here’s a roundup of everything we know so far about Call of Duty: Mobile. From Nukes to Zombies, this app is packing a punch.
(NOTE: This page will be continuously updated with the newest information appearing at the bottom, so be sure to check back often).
Multiplayer Maps & Modes
Since Call of Duty: Mobile is all about bringing together Call of Duty’s biggest two series’, of the seven maps announced, 4 are pulled from Black Ops games while 3 are from the Modern Warfare franchise.
- Nuketown (Black Ops)
- Hijacked (Black Ops)
- Standoff (Black Ops)
- Firing Range (Black Ops)
- Crash (Modern Warfare)
- Crossfire (Modern Warfare)
- Killhouse (Modern Warfare)
Following suit, the Multiplayer Modes available are also selected from a wide array of Call of Duty’s, even including an oft-forgotten mode from Infinite Warfare. All modes can be played in Ranked matches for XP and rewards or Private matches.
- Free-For-All (8 Players)
- Frontline (10 Players)
- Team Deathmatch (10 Players)
- Hardpoint (10 Players)
- Domination (10 Players)
A core part of Call of Duty Multiplayer, Scorestreaks see their return. Unlockable through in-game XP, the current offerings are the Recon Car, UAV, Hunter Killer Drone, Air Supply Drop, Counter UAV, Missile Strike, Drone, Sentry Gun, SAM Turret, Stealth Chopper, and VTOL.
The weapons and loadout system functions most similarly to Infinite Warfare, in which every gun has increasing Rarity levels that offer more XP and an additional perk or two. These better variants can be unlocked through Ranked Play, CoD Points, Credits, leveling up the Battle Pass, or as a Daily Login bonus.
The base variant of every gun can be unlocked by leveling up naturally, and can equip up to three attachments and a scope.
The list of weapons currently available in Call of Duty: Mobile:
- Type 25
- Arctic 50
- FHJ-18 AA
While the amount of guns at your disposal matches the standard amount in a CoD game, Call of Duty: Mobile also has a plethora of equipment including: Concussion, EMP, Flashbang, Grenade, Semtex, Smoke Grenade, and Trip Mine.
For the first time in Call of Duty history, players will be able to customize their Equipment with cosmetics as seen in the image above.
Battle Royale and Zombies
Images from the main menu have already revealed that a Battle Royale and Zombies mode is coming to Call of Duty: Mobile some time in the future. We currently do not know if the Battle Royale mode will take place on Blackout Island, Alcatraz Island, or an entirely new map.
However, looking at the image of the zombie, eagle-eyed fans would recognize this walker from press shots for Shadows of Evil. We’ve seen Zombies maps on smartphones in the past, from Nacht det Untoten to Call of the Dead, yet using a Black Ops 3 map as the base Zombies experience for Call of Duty: Mobile would definitely be an interesting move.
Players will be able to customize their characters before jumping into battle by changing their Headgear, Backpack, and Clothing. Call of Duty Veterans will be happy to see series’ legends make appearances as well. Alex Mason (BO1), David “Section” Mason (BO2), Thomas A. Merrick (Ghosts), John “Soap” MacTavish (MW), John Price (MW) are the first to be confirmed.
The nuke is back! When players go on a 30 killstreak in Call of Duty: Mobile, they will have the chance to press the Nuclear button and eliminate the entire enemy team. While this nuke doesn’t end the game, it still feels as awesome as it did in 2009.
As of now, there are three forms of play in Call of Duty: Mobile: Match, Rank Match, and Private Match. While Match is where most casual play will take place, Ranked Matches offer the ability to level up throughout Seasons and earn better Weapons, Bonus XP, and more based on your level and placement.
Daily Login Rewards
Borrowing yet another page from Infinite Warfare, Call of Duty: Mobile will offer Daily Login rewards for players who… log into the game daily.
In the Closed Beta, the rewards range from 10 Credits to new Weapon rarities to character skins. Definitely looks like something worth checking in daily to receive.
Battle Pass, Store, & Credits
While pricing and items in the Beta are subject to change, the current model is very reminiscent of Fortnite or PUBG. Players have access to a free and Premium stream of content that rewards them with items per each tier, with the Premium tiers offering better loot than the free tiers.
A welcome addition to these Premium tiers is the inclusion of CoD points as rewards, something still missing from Black Ops 4’s Contraband.
The Store allows players to spend CoD points on new guns, equipment, and skins. Currently, these items are exclusive to the Store and can not be earned in-game, however the Beta grants players with 5000 CoD points to start.
Call of Duty: Mobile has two currencies, CoD Points (the circular icon) and Credits (the hexagonal icon). CoD Points will be bought with real world money or earned through the premium battle pass, while Credits are gained by leveling up in Matches and through both Battle Passes.
Credits can be used to buy items in the Store under the Credits tab such as Legendary guns.
Battle Royale Classes
Similar to Apex Legends, Call of Duty: Mobile’s Battle Royale will allow players to choose between six different classes before jumping in.
The current line-up consists of Medic, Scout, Clown, Ninja, Defender, and Mechanic. Pictures with their unique equipment and perks and can viewed above.
Battle Royale Map
Since the running theme with Call of Duty: Mobile is combining a decades worth of CoD into one handheld experience, the Battle Royale map borrows locations from both Modern Warfare and Black Ops.
The named locations include classics like Nuketown, Firing Range, Overgrown, Crash, Killhouse and more. This of course begs the question, where we dropping?
Vehicles in Battle Royale
According to this screenshot of the Settings menu in Call of Duty: Mobile’s Battle Royale mode, a Vehicle tab might confirm that ATV’s, Cargo Trucks, and more will be usable.
Third Person Mode
While Call of Duty has only ever ventured into Third Person mode a handful of times, most recently with Black Ops 4 Specialist Spectre, Call of Duty: Mobile will allow players to jump into the battle in either perspective.
Pre-Registration is Live
Call of Duty: Mobile will release worldwide on Android and iOS devices in the coming months, however a regional Beta is live right now. To get first access when the Beta goes live in your region, be sure to sign up at https://www.callofduty.com/mobile.
We’ll keep this page updated with more information as we learn additional details on Call of Duty: Mobile, so be sure to bookmark this page!
What modes, maps, are guns are you hoping to see in Call of Duty: Mobile? Let us know in the comment below!
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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