Call of Duty players will soon be able to showcase their gaming skills in a world tournament called, Call of Duty: Mobile World Championship of the game conducted by Activision. The tournament will allow players to compete for a total prize pool of more than $2 million.
Activision while announcing the tournament confirmed that the Call of Duty: Mobile World Championship will start on June 3, 2021, presented by Sony. As its official mobile device, the tournament will have the company’s newest flagship smartphone, Xperia 1 III
According to Matt Lewis, vice president, Activision, the prize pool is up from last year’s amount, as COD Mobile players around the world continue to enjoy the game. The gaming firm has also made sure that even more teams can qualify for the winning amount this year. In-game rewards will also be offered to those who qualify the tournament.
Call of Duty: Mobile is a first-person shooter game which can be played for free on Android and iOS devices. The game allows you to choose from a range of maps, modes, weapons and characters from across the Call of Duty series, including Modern Warfare and Black Ops.
All the eligible players from across the world can compete in the Call of Duty: Mobile World Championship 2021. As the winners qualify, they will have a chance to compete for a spot at the World Championship Finals via in-game competition in select regions and also via other tournaments. Details of the same will be released shortly.
Amongst the FPS games across devices, Call of Duty has been the fan favourite for longest. Recently, the gaming title collaborated with Xiaomi’s sub-division Redmi for a gaming smartphone that the company means to launch later this month. The same was confirmed by Redmi in an announcement made earlier this week.
Making the largest mobile game developer in the world, the mobile game propelled its maker to an all-time-high last year. Tencent-owned TiMi, the maker, generated a revenue of $10 billion in 2020 alone.