More than 300 million people have downloaded Call Of Duty: Mobile, Activision today announced. The free-to-play shooter, developed by Tencent Games subsidiary TiMi Studios, and published by Activision across Android and iOS was released on October 1, 2019.
The general manager of Call Of Duty Mobile, Matt Lewis, said it’s felt fantastic to be able to offer fun, free entertainment to millions.”
He further described it as “an incredible first year” for Call Of Duty Mobile. Lewis promised new updates on the way, including maps and modes, characters, weapons, and events.
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A recent article from Sensor Tower reports that Call Of Duty: Mobile generated around $480 million in player spending during its first year, establishing a record-breaking start for mobile devices since launch.
Within the first week, Mobile had amassed 100 million downloads, accumulating 148 million in the first month and 172 by the end of the second.
In the US, Call Of Duty: Mobile was the third highest-grossing mobile shooter, coming behind PUBG Mobile and Epic Games’ Fortnite. For the FPS/3PS sub-genre, it ranked at No.1.
Call Of Duty: Mobile includes, among other things, multiplayer, zombies, and a 100-player battle royale.
With Halloween now only eight days away, Warzone is gearing up for the spooky festivities with two exclusive bundles.
Inspired by iconic horror franchises, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Saw, the bundles were released as part of Warzone’s The Haunting of Verdansk event, which kicked off on October 20. The event includes a new “Trick or Treat” reward system to a Zombie Royale, pumpkin-headed operators, and Saw’s Billy The Puppet. Time to go dark.
Last week, console players have begun switching off crossplay in the Black Ops Cold War beta, to steer clear of cheaters. The problem with cheating recently forced Activision to ban over 200,000 players across both Modern Warfare & Warzone’s platforms.