We have already seen in these couple of years what mobile gaming can do and achieve. We have seen PC games like PUBG (Player’s Unknown Battle Grounds) and COD (Call of Duty) coming into the mobile environment and making a place in everyone’s smartphone.
Mobile gaming is becoming a new career option for all the upcoming youth. PC gaming has already become a full-time career option for a ton of players around the globe. There are many eSports Team building every month to give new and young players the opportunity to follow their passion for gaming into a successful full-time career.
COD Mobile or Call of Duty: Mobile
I guess you don’t need an introduction to Call of Duty but still, let me explain a little bit about it. COD or Call of Duty is a PC-based FPS (first-person shooter) game, where you can act like a player on the battlefield to compete against other real players in reel form or system-managed bots. It is one of the best PC games out there and there are more than 100M monthly active players. The game is developed and maintained by Activision Publishing, Inc.
Now, coming to COD Mobile, it is the mobile version of the same PC game. The game was pushed after a successful entry of PUBG into mobile gaming. The game got its success after the ban of PUBG Mobile in the Indian market due to India-China Conflict. By October 2020, the game has been downloaded more than 270M times and generated more than $480M in revenue.
COD Mobile World Championship 2021
After the boom in the mobile gaming industry via PUBG Mobile, COD Mobile and Free Fire, tournaments with large prize pools have become the new norm with gaming industry investing ton load of money.
Following the trend, Activision announced the COD Mobile World Championship 2021 with a massive prize pool of $2M. The cash price along with the other gaming equipment will be distributed to various winning teams/players in different playoffs, like regional champions and final championships.
Various Stages/Levels of Game/Championship
Basic Rules of the Championship
- In the first three rounds of the game, i.e., Solo Play, Team Play, and Regional Qualifiers, the players will be able to use any kind of device whether it is a smartphone or any tablet like an iPad.
- In the fourth and final round of the game, the players will be provided with the new Sony Xperia 1 III to play with.
- Players will not be able to use any kind of gaming controller or any other external equipment that directly or indirectly affects the performance of the player.
- The format and prize distribution criteria will be announced later.
Also, Read: eSports: the Future of Electronic Gaming