Call Of Duty: Mobile – Everything You Need To Know – Updated December 22, 2021
Call Of Duty: Mobile is still very much at the height of its popularity, and is one of the top grossing action games on the Play Store. That shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, given the game’s success in the time that it’s been out.
The game has gone through a large number of different seasons at this point, and it has content refreshed on a fairly consistent basis. So there’s always something new to chase, new maps to play, and new guns to try out. Based on the hit franchise from Activision, Call Of Duty: Mobile is a first-person shooter for Android and iOS, featuring many callbacks to titles from the past and present on other platforms.
This means maps from previous games, familiar soldiers from previous games, and even weapons that you’ve seen in some of those titles. Of course, completely new content gets added from time to time too that is unique to Call Of Duty: Mobile.
Making it all the more exciting when you hop in for a few matches on the go. Whether you’re new to the game or you’ve been playing since release, here’s everything you will ever need to know about Call Of Duty: Mobile. If you want to jump right to the information about the new seasonal content, it’ll be listed at the bottom of this post.
What is Call Of Duty: Mobile?
Call Of Duty: Mobile is the mobile adaption of the popular PC and console franchise. It incorporates a lot of content from the games on those platforms, but also includes some unique stuff as well.
This is a first-person shooter game entirely focused on multiplayer content. Spanning various modes and match types. Though the game is for mobile devices, it plays very much like the games on PC and consoles.
Is Call Of Duty: Mobile free-to-play?
Yes. Call Of Duty: Mobile is a free-to-play game. So you can download and install it and play it without spending a dime. This also means that the game has to be monetized somehow. And that method is through micro transactions. These are purely optional, though. Having said that, you do usually want to spend some money on CoD Points to unlock the paid tier of the battle pass. That is if you don’t already have enough CoD Points racked up from the free gameplay.
Do you need to buy CoD Points?
You’re not required to spend any money on CoD Points if you don’t want to. It’s entirely possible to play through the game and earn unlocks from the free tier of the battle pass. And certain levels, once reached, will reward you with CoD Points.
So if you save these up throughout the season, you should end up with enough to buy the next season. CoD Points can also be earned in other various ways from time to time. The recommendation here is to save these for the seasonal battle passes each season if you can. As that will allow you to unlock better rewards from the pass as you level it up.
What all can CoD Points get you?
You can spend CoD Points on a number of different things. Beyond the battle pass, CoD Points are the required currency for the rotating list of bundles, crates, and lucky draws that cycle out each month and throughout the season.
You can also use them to buy xp boosts. Keep in mind that these are a limited resource. So if you spend them on lucky draws or bundled items, then you take away from the stockpile you’d have for the battle pass. If you need more CoD Points, you can buy them from the shop for varied amounts of real money. Going up to $99.99.
Does Call Of Duty: Mobile have events?
There are more events going on for this game then you will be able to keep track of (not all at one time of course). And this is where you can acquire a lot of cool loot, simply by playing the game. Each event will have their own related rewards, too.
Some events will require you to complete specific tasks while playing, while others may simply require you to log in each day to get the loot that’s associated with that event. The best practice here is to simply log in each day and spend less than a minute getting whatever login bonuses you can get. Since it doesn’t take much time to do. Even if you don’t have time to play any matches, you should always have time to pop in and get the login freebies. And over time that will rack up.
Events also tend to match the theme of the season. In addition, events can reward you with special soldiers to use as your character. So don’t miss out on these as some of them will only last for a couple of weeks before they end. Logging in often is key to finding out what you might want to spend time chasing.
What maps does Call Of Duty: Mobile have?
There are maps for both core and featured match types. Some maps are also only available for a short period of time. Having said that, we’ll list all of the maps that are currently in the game below. Separated out into core and featured playlists. This doesn’t include the Hovec Sawmill map shown in the video above, which has not yet been added to the game but it is coming.
Does Call Of Duty: Mobile offer cross-platform play?
Yes, the game does offer cross-platform play. Which means you can play with people on iOS or Android and when you enter a match, you may have people on both sides from both platforms. You don’t need to do anything special to activate this. As it’s always enabled.
Can you play with friends?
You can definitely play Call Of Duty: Mobile with friends. You will have to add them to your friends list first. Once that’s done, you can invite them to games when you’re both online. Even if they play on iOS and you play on Android, you can still play together.
What are the different modes in Call Of Duty: Mobile?
The game will have a rotating list of modes and match types that will come and go from season to season. There are also a lot of static modes and match types that are always around and never leave. Some of the more popular rotating ones even make it into the static list.
Can you create clans?
You can create clans, allowing you to squad up for matches across all modes. Including ranked if you’re feeling oh so bold. Clans can have up to 65 members in total, although it doesn’t start that high.
A level 1 clan can have up to 20 members. And each level increase for the clan bumps it up to another 5 members that can be added. Once you reach level 10, you can have up to 65 members in that clan.
Clans can also be set to private if you only want members to join through an invite. Your other option is to set the clan to open, and then people can join your clan freely. People can also request to join your clan without having an invite sent, and then you can approve the request or not approve the request.
What types of guns does Call Of Duty: Mobile have?
Quite honestly, there are just too many to name them all here. But we can list off all of the different types of guns that the game includes. You can equip your loadout with the following weapon types.
What are the scorestreaks?
Call Of Duty: Mobile has a growing list of scorestreaks you can add to your loadout. Though this usually stays the same, from time to time Activision will add new ones. To gain a scorestreak, you have to acquire points in a match, which you rack up through kills and assists.
You’re allowed to equip three total scorestreaks for your loadout. But you can also have multiple loadouts, so you can equip different ones to those loadouts if you wish. You can equip the following scorestreaks for your loadout.
You won’t find every single perk in this game that has been available or is available in current and past Call Of Duty games on other platforms. But many of the familiar favorites are here. Just like with scorestreaks, you’re allowed to equip three different perks to each loadout. One of each color. The perks that are in the game currently include the following.
Does Call Of Duty: Mobile have any other loadout options?
There are a few more loadout options you can set for the game. This includes your soldier selection, which is the character you choose to play in matches, your operator skill, your lethal equipment, and your tactical equipment. You can find all currently available options for each category listed below. We won’t be listing the different soldiers, because there are too many to name, and some are no longer available as you had to acquire them through past events, lucky draws, battle passes, or other means.
You can however find most of the operator skills, lethal, and tactical equipment listed below that are currently in the game.
Can you customize your guns?
In the beginning and for a long time after the launch, Call Of Duty: Mobile did not really have a good customization setup for weapons. But the game now features the Gunsmith. Where you can customize your guns more freely and change a whole lot of stuff.
This gives you a better chance to set up your loadouts with guns that work with your playstyle. You can access the Gunsmith from the loadout screen. By tapping on any weapon in the primary and secondary weapon slots for that particular loadout.
In the Gunsmith you can alter the muzzle, the barrel, the optics, the stock, the gun perks, the laser, the underbarrel, the ammunition, and the rear grip. This is also where you can select weapon blueprints, weapon camos, charms, stickers, and reticles.
Camos, charms, stickers, and reticles can all be unlocked in a number of different ways. Including battle pass level ups, crate and bundle purchases, lucky draws, and more.
Can I link my Call of Duty account?
Yes, you can link your Call Of Duty account to this game. You can also link your Facebook account. It’s recommended to link whatever account you want to stick with. Because your progress cannot be transferred between account types. Furthermore, it’s also not possible to move your character and progression on one Facebook account to another Facebook account. So what you pick from the beginning is what you need to stick with.
If you decide later that you want to switch Facebook accounts, or link a Call Of Duty account instead and use that over the Facebook account, you will lose your progress and have to start over.
Does Call Of Duty: Mobile support controllers?
The game does support controllers. You can find out how to connect them here. However, you can’t connect just any Bluetooth controller. Initially supported controllers are the Xbox Wireless controller, and the DualShock 4. Though support is not fully there for the original DualShock 4 that came with the gen 1 version of the PS4 console. You can also use the new version of the Xbox Wireless controller that comes with the Xbox Series X | S, and the DualSense controller that comes with the PS5 as official support was added for both of these.
No other controllers are currently supported at this time, unfortunately. Which probably means you can’t use your third party versions of any of the above mentioned controllers, such as the recently released SCUF Instinct Pro for example.
Does Call Of Duty: Mobile have a leaderboard system?
There is a leaderboard system in the game. The leaderboard is also set up for multiplayer, Battle Royale, and Zombies modes. Ranked Matches have their own associated leaderboard.
Current Seasonal content
Right now Call Of Duty: Mobile has just entered into Season 11, and as part of that the game is now holding its Winter event called Ho-Ho-Hot Drops. Players will get to dive into a brand-new battle pass for the season (which started on December 16), alongside new seasonal events, new lucky draws, new featured missions, and a whole lot more.
This includes new Winter-themed weapons and items, and new daily login rewards as well as other season content. There’s also a new LMG called the PKM, a new launcher called the D13 Sector, and a whole lot more. So be sure to login and play to get some of these new rewards and experience the more festive Holiday Call Of Duty: Mobile.
New Seasonal events
Complete the associated tasks for each seasonal event to earn progress in that event. Tasks are listed with each event in the events menu.
Ho-Ho-Hot Drops – A Winter holiday-themed event where players can earn rewards. In this event, players will be able to earn points by either playing multiplayer matches, or buy finding and securing wrapped gifts in battle royale. Earning enough points will let players obtain a pass code that relays the location of a special drop in battle royale.
New Year Celebration – Login daily to earn New Years Tokens and earn rewards. Tokens can be exchanged for gliders, soldiers, and weapons.
Snowball Scuffle – A new mode where players can toss snowballs at each other and ear special rewards including XP tickets, New Year Tokens, weapons and more.
Holiday Raid – Play Holiday Raid matches to earn various rewards including a backpack, glider New Year Tokens and more.
Comics! – The long-running Comics! mode continues to stick around and thrive. Read comics, gain points, and ear rewards.
New Seasonal Battle Pass
The new season, called The Final Snow, comes with a brand-new battle pass with loads of wintery unlocks. Right off the bat you can earn the Vage Modir – Whisper of Winter Soldier, the Winter Hunt calling card, and the PKM – Boru once you hit level 50. There is of course a lot more to unlock in between all that. And as of the time this article was updated you have 29 days left to reach that level.
There’s also new Winter-themed maps, with some returning favorites.
Can you change the graphics settings?
Yes. Call Of Duty: Mobile allows you to change the graphics settings. So if you have a more powerful smartphone you can increase the graphics levels to account for that.
Is there a chat system?
There is a chat system. With options to swap between world chat, clan chat, and friends chat. A word of caution though, that the world chat system can end up being extremely toxic. So if you need to chat, you’re better off using a voice chat option with a friend or clan member who is currently in your party.