- Call of Duty: Mobile World Championship is coming soon and Activision Blizzard have released the dates for the esport tournament.
Mobile gaming became a major force over the last decade. Nowadays everyone has a smartphone and it is more accessible than computers or even consoles. Most of the games are also free, the market has all kinds of games, from Battle Royale games to strategy games. Call of Duty developers Activision knows about this and they have released a mobile Battle Royale game before Call of Duty Warzone dropped. When we are taking a quick peek the game has more than 200 million downloads already and this is an amazing number. Call of Duty Mobile came against PUBG mobile and currently, they have the upper hand.
When we are taking a look at the mobile games we can see that some of them are entering the esports arena. Mobile gaming is an interesting genre for esports, in the past, we have seen PC being the flag bearer for esports however mobile gaming is closing the gap. Call of Duty Mobile World Championship is coming according to developers. The format will have two stages as one of them being the qualifiers, the first stage will take place from April 30 to May 24. The prize pool is $1 million dollars. Players who are ranked Veteran or higher are eligible to enter the tournament. The competition will take place over the weekends.
- Weekend 1 May 2-3
- Weekend 2 May 9-10
- Weekend 3 May 16-17
- Weekend 4 May 23-24
Players who qualify will form teams for stage 2. Most probably we will be able to watch the finals. Players who are using external devices will be banned from future tournaments. Currently, the setting and rules for the stage are unknown. Mobile gaming is becoming bigger and bigger however the community is not formed yet against game developers.
We’re excited to announce the Call of Duty Mobile World Championship 2020 Tournament is kicking off online on April 30. The tournament will feature over $1 million in prizes. Eligible @PlayCODMobile players ranked veteran or higher can compete. Learn more: https://t.co/xpvg9C8Cir pic.twitter.com/QkJVSYNpah
— Activision Blizzard (@ATVI_AB) April 22, 2020