Call of Duty: Mobile Season 3, titled Tokyo Escape has officially been revealed, so when can we expect this next major content drop, and what does it include?
Rather than having Season 14, Call of Duty: Mobile reset to Season 1 again in January 2021. We’re now approaching the end of Season 2, so players are eagerly anticipating the next major content drop with Season 3.
CoD Mobile Season 2 had a Modern Warfare theme, bringing across a plethora of content from 2019’s entry to the franchise. Weapons such as the AS VAL and SP-R 208 arrived in the game, as well as fan-favorite maps Shoot House and Shipment.
Call of Duty Mobile’s devs revealed everything coming in Season 3, including the official release date, new weapons, maps, and modes. Here’s everything we know about the new season.
CoD Mobile Season 3 start date
CoD Mobile revealed the official release date for Season 3 in a tweet on April 13.
Tokyo Escape, CoD Mobile’s third season is set to launch on April 16 at 5PM PT. That’s the early hours of April 17 for players from Europe.
What’s coming in CoD Mobile Season 3?
CoD Mobile’s devs have revealed the content coming to the mobile shooter in Season 3.
Continuing with Season 2’s trend of adding Modern Warfare content, it has now been confirmed that the PP19 Bizon from Modern Warfare and Warzone will arrive in Season 3, and Cold War fans will recognize this as the Bullfrog.
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A new pistol is also on the way, with the CoD: Mobile devs dipping back into Modern Warfare for the Renetti, a powerful handgun that deals big damage at close range.
While CoD Mobile keeps fans happy with remakes of their favorite maps from previous Call of Duty games, Season 3 is set to get a brand new map. In a tweet on April 3, devs released a teaser video for this new map, Coastal, which is already available in the Chinese version. This map has CSGO vibes and is sure to be a fan-favorite for Search and Destroy.
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Another map from the Modern Warfare series will also be arriving with Oasis. Set in a “luxurious desert hotel,” Oasis is a medium-sized map that “challenges Operators to battle it out across the hotel courtyard, spa, and parking lot, using every opportunity to outflank and outsmart opponents.”
New multiplayer modes
CoD Mobile’s devs confirmed that two new modes are arriving in Season 3: Swords & Stones and Night Modes.
In Swords & Stones, “Operators deploy with melee weapons and grenades only.” Killing enemies will increase your movement and attack speed and the Shadow Blade Operator Skill will airdrop into the map for players to fight over.
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Night Modes arrived in Modern Warfare where players fight in the darkness using night-vision goggles to see. In CoD Mobile, your goggles can run out of battery, so you should “Land your kills when the light’s still on, then slink away when it’s time for a recharge.” This mode will arrive later in the season.
Warrior’s Path event
Later in Season 3, the Warrior’s Path event will launch. Similar to previous events, you must “fight alongside your allies in a bid to acquire new territory and earn new rewards in the process.”
The event will last for fifteen days and players can earn special rewards for ending on the winning side or for being a top contributor.
Devs confirmed that “there are eight Epic rewards in all and one Legendary Calling Card, alongside 10+ Rare weapon camos, characters, and more.”
CoD Mobile devs also confirmed that Zombies will be returning to CoD Mobile “later in 2021” so it’s unlikely that this popular mode will return in Season 3.
More content such as a Prestige system and Call of Duty: Online’s Monastery map has been added to the Chinese version of the game, but there is no way of knowing if these features will arrive in Season 3.
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Best gun in CoD Mobile: Every weapon ranked
CoD: Mobile’s guns are amazing and plentiful. We’ve taken them all, assigned them a tier, and ranked the top 10 from worst to best.
Since launching on October 1, 2019, CoD: Mobile has taken handheld gaming by storm and made Activision even more successful. The game boasts many fearsome weapons, so we’ve ranked the guns from worst to best.
Since its reboot, Call of Duty: Mobile has come a long way, with the game now absolutely rammed with content. The recent Season 8 update has added even more maps, even more guns, and the fans can’t get enough.
Every Call of Duty game establishes a consistent meta that gamers will hone in on and make the most of. Naturally, the devs will constantly check the data to see which guns are performing, which are not and introduce buffs and nerfs accordingly.
CoD: Mobile has many guns to use, and we’ve gone through them all to try and decide which are perhaps not as proficient in the art of killing, and which simply rule the game.
Best guns in CoD: Mobile Ranked List
We’re going to take a moment to assign each of CoD: Mobile’s guns an official ranked place before we place them in order. There’s a lot to get through, let’s see where we ranked them all.
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Here is every CoD: Mobile gun ranked:
- DL Q33
- MK2 Carbine
- AS Val
- PP19 Bizon
- CR-56 AMAX
- Peacekeeper MK2
- Holger 26
- SP-R 208
- AGR 556
- Type 25
- Kilo Bolt-Action
- HG 40
- M21 EBR
CoD: Mobile best guns
A blistering fire rate makes the MSMC one of the most important weapons in the whole game.
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It does mean that some accuracy and recoil are sacrificed to accompany it, but it’s still a powerful and fun gun to use.
9. MK2 Carbine
One of CoD: Mobile’s elite rifles, the MK2 Carbine continues to be an absolute monster in Season 7, and it’s a terrific long-range option if you have the skill to wield it.
It was already a valid choice in the handheld game, but several buffs in Season 6 made it extremely viable and must-use.
A very intimidating Sniper Rifle to come up against as its damage and fire rate make it a nuisance to counteract.
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It is sadly let down by its after-shot recoil though, which gives players a chance to strike.
Overall, the MX-9 is one of those guns that doesn’t necessarily excel in any given category it’s judged on. Yet it’s an optimal performer that can be used to great effect in virtually any game mode.
A very well-balanced Assault Rifle that is pretty much great in all categories, meaning its only downside is that it doesn’t truly excel in any area.
This is not a bad thing, and it’s why the HVK-30 is still chosen by many.
5. QQ9 – Best SMG in CoD: Mobile
If you want an easy-to-handle SMG with fluid mobility and an obnoxiously high fire rate, then the QQ9 is your choice.
The ADS is pretty swift and speeds up the TTK, which makes it comfortably the best SMG in CoD: Mobile.
It doesn’t possess the best fire rate of an Assault Rifle, but it makes up for this with meaty rounds that can inflict some serious damage.
A popular gun that continues to feature in many loadouts.
Extremely efficient, the DR-H has a superb fire rate for an Assault Rifle, and packs more punch than it’s given credit for. If you can control its recoil, then the DR-H is a beast.
2. DL Q33 – Best Sniper Rifle in CoD: Mobile
Placing this high on the list may come down to ability in terms of Sniper Rifles, but at the end of the day, the DL Q33 is unstoppable.
It virtually one-shots everything and is incredibly accurate, making it an impeccable weapon.
1. Man-O-War – Best Assault Rifle in CoD: Mobile
This compact weapon of mass destruction continues to dominate CoD: Mobile with its very-high DPS, manageable recoil, and understated accuracy. There is simply no better gun to use in CoD: Mobile.
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How to unlock the M13 in CoD: Mobile Season 8
CoD: Mobile Season 8 will bring the new M13 Assault Rifle to players, and here is everything you need to know to unlock it.
CoD: Mobile Season 8 will bring new changes and weapons to the game, one of which is an Assault Rifle from Modern Warfare called the M13, so here is how you can unlock the M13 in CoD: Mobile.
For those interested in ARs, here’s how you can unlock the M13 in CoD: Mobile Season 8.
CoD: Mobile Season 8 will bring some new buffs and nerfs to the current roster of weapons, opening up the meta for some new ones to come and shake things up.
The M13 was also featured in Modern Warfare (2019) and stood as a reliable and easy to control AR. The M13 will likely possess similar attributes once players get their hands on the new season.
Due to its performance in Modern Warfare, it could be one to look out for.
How to unlock the M13 in CoD: Mobile Season 8
To unlock the M13 in CoD: Mobile, players will have to complete a seasonal challenge available later on in Season 8.
So, although players won’t be able to unlock the M13 in CoD: Mobile once Season 8 launches on September 22, they will be notified in the season when the challenge is available, and we will update this article with the information.
The Season 8 patch notes detailed what players can expect from the M13:
“This new weapon has an extremely high fire rate and strong headshot multiplier. It comes on over from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) and joins the ever-growing arsenal of assault rifles in CODM.”
That’s all for how to unlock the M13 in CoD: Mobile. Be sure to stay tuned for more information on the challenge once the weapon is available in season.
For more Call of Duty: Mobile, check out our article on how to earn the Relentless medal in CoD Mobile: Tips & tricks.
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How to unlock the R9-0 in CoD Mobile Season 8
In light of CoD: Mobile Season 8’s release, players have some new weapons to try. Here is how to unlock the R9-0 Shotgun in CoD: Mobile.
CoD: Mobile is host to various weapons, and now that Season 8 is releasing, there’s a new shotgun called the R9-0 for players to enjoy, and we have the details on how you can unlock it covered.
The update will bring buffs and nerfs to the current weapons and introduce a new Shotgun seen in Modern Warfare (2019), the R9-0.
As well as some balance changes, the CoD: Mobile Season 8 update will also bring a new Battle Pass for players to get through, providing the opportunity for players to get new weapons and cosmetics.
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One of these new weapons is the R9-0 shotgun, described in the patch notes as shotgun with “a high ammo capacity,” and here is how you can unlock the R9-0 in CoD: Mobile.
How to unlock the R9-0 in CoD: Mobile Season 8
To unlock this new shotgun, players can find a Common and Epic blueprint of the R9-0 within the new Season 8 Battle Pass, which will have 50 tiers.
The R9-0 features two barrels that fire in rapid succession before being pumped, allowing you to take enemies down efficiently with two shots.
The R9-0 is most efficient when up close, getting within range and letting off shots with “loose accuracy and high damage.”
As more information is released about the Battle Pass and the level at which players can unlock the R9-0 in CoD: Mobile, we will update this article.
That’s all for how to unlock the R9-0 in CoD: Mobile Season 8. For more Call of Duty: Mobile, check out when the fan-favorite Blackout battle royale map from Black Ops 4 will be coming to the game and everything you need to know about Bots in Call of Duty: Mobile.
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