Not only consoles will be entitled to a new Call of Duty. Activision also has a very ambitious project for Android and iPhone, a mobile version of Call of Duty: Warzone.
Let’s clarify the subject immediately, yes Call of Duty: Mobile already exists on Android and iPhone smartphones. It has been a huge success for several years and the publisher promises to continue following this episode. On the other hand, Activision is now taking it a step further with a much more ambitious project: Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile.
the free-to-play it was already a huge hit on consoles and PCs. Now it’s about mobile devices.
An experience designed for mobile devices, without console cross-play
Unlike other successful games like Fortnitewho have already created this gateway to the world of smartphones, Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile it’s a well-isolated experience from console and PC games. The goal for the publisher was to create a real experience that is truly optimized for the touch screen of smartphones, without risk of imbalance with keyboard / mouse or joystick players.
the cross game it will still be available to allow Android players to play with iPhone or iPad users. The mobile world together and the console world together, but no direct interaction between the two.
Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile they will also benefit from experience, events and dedicated content that will not be found on other versions.
But the same progression as in Warzone 2.0
The game is still based on the same technologies as Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 And Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, also unveiled this Thursday, September 15 by Activision. This is the first time such a unified game engine has been used on so many titles.
The publisher announces that this sharing of technologies should allow to guarantee many common functions between the mobile version and the main version of the game, in particular for the progression of the Battle Pass that will be common to both games.
A massive battle royal
If you are familiar with Warzone, you should be familiar with this overview of Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile. Up to 120 players can compete in a big one battle royal with the gameplay that the company promises to be “authentic” compared to the console experience.
Players will then be able to find the series’ arsenal, operators and game locations Call of Duty: Warzoneincluding the hugely popular Verdansk map.
Getting 120 people to play together on a jittery mobile game is quite ambitious for Activision, albeit others battle royal managed to be successful on mobile devices. This ambition is also reflected in the mass of efforts made by the publisher. No less than four studios are working on this game: Activision Shanghai Studio, Beenox, Digital Legends and Solid State Studios. Not to mention the other teams working on the game engine or other elements.
After the difficult months Activision has gone through, we hope that the development of this new game can be done with less hassle.
Launch planned for 2023
Google Play Store registration for Android is now available. Depending on the number of registered players, Activision will unlock some rewards to thank the players.
The worldwide release of Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile is scheduled for the year 2023 on Android and iOS, without further details.
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