Activision unveiled Call of Duty: Mobile in March for future release for iOS and Android. While the full game has not yet been released, a closed beta is now available in a few countries. It is currently only on the Google Play Store in India, where players can play the first-person shooter for a limited time.
Currently, the game only comes with five game modes, and players can choose to compete in casual and ranked matches. However, game modes like Battle Royale or Zombies are not included at the moment. The modes listed support 8 to 10 players each max:
Just like in a normal Call of Duty game, there is also a lot of customization for game loadouts:
The controls in Call of Duty: Mobile are similar to most other mobile first-person shooter games. Aiming is done through a gyroscope as well as camera FOV. However, there are two options that players can select to customize their experience. They include the Simple and Advanced Modes.
Outside of these two selections, there is also a settings menu that offers customization options. Players can easily change their sensitivity to fit the way they play.
Call of Duty: Mobile also features the iconic killstreak rewards. Before each match, players can customize what scorestreak awards they would like for hitting specific kill amounts. These include the Recon Car, UAV, Hunter Killer Drone, Air Supply Drop, Counter UAV, Missile Strike, Drone, Sentry Gun, SAM Turret, Stealth Chopper, and VTOL.
While these are strictly cosmetic for now, players can also choose their character in the loadout screen. Customizing your character with clothing and accessories is also an available option. Many of these are characters from the Call of Duty campaign storyline:
Call of Duty: Mobile also only contains maps from the Modern Warfare and Black Ops series. These consist of Nuketown, Crash, and Hijacked. Five other maps have also been revealed with the Mobile release.
Crossfire: “Small desert town. Intense interior fighting and strong firefights.” Bring your sniper rifle in this compact street fight; the Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare map is revisited, with cramped and confined structures (where shotguns are a good choice) are flanked by two taller buildings at each end of this Z-shaped thoroughfare.
Standoff: “Border town between China and Kyrgyzstan. Classic engagements and desintations to fight over.”Also known to Black Ops III fans as Outlaw, this map which originally debuted in Black Ops II offers a variety of tight hiding spots, upper structures that favor the long-range weapon wrangler, and a main compound with a walled perimeter to infiltrate in a variety of gameplay styles.
Crash: “Downed Sea Knight in a desert town. Fantastic team games.” A classic Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare map, this well-loved map features blind corners, a crashed chopper, rusty barrels, narrow streets overlooked by shelled-out buildings as well as rooftop sniping positions. Expect quick and deadly action during Multiplayer matches here.
Killhouse: “Speedball style warehouse interior. Great for small teams.” If you’re wanting an almost symmetrical map with a central lookout tower, and have a penchant for rapid takedowns where shotguns can take precedence, practice on Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare’s Killhouse. This warehouse offers multiple wooden and concrete hiding spots, and almost constant action.
Firing Range: “Military practice facility. Hectic Domination games.” Journey to Cuba in this reworking of an original Black Ops map, seen most recently in Black Ops 4. Corrugated and wooden sheds, long, ruined structures, a muddy courtyard and rusting equipment, abandoned in the hot sun, make this a classic and chaotic map.
Learn more by visiting the Call of Duty: Mobile website. Players can also preregister for the game to receive updates and news about the upcoming beta.
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