‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ Season 8 adds Blackout Battle Royale map and more

New events are also included in the update

Call of Duty: Mobile Season 8 launches on Wednesday, September 22 at 1AM BST and players will be able to revisit the very first Call of Duty Battle Royale map – Blackout.

To celebrate the second anniversary of Call of Duty: Mobile, Season 8 will introduce Blackout, a map first seen in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. It was the largest map in any Call of Duty game and featured parts of existing multiplayer games including Estate, Nuketown, Construction Site, and more.

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Alongside the new map, there will be three new events – an Anniversary Cake event, an Anniversary Puzzle event, and a new themed event called Counterattack.

Counterattack has players completing missions given to them by Non-Player Characters (NPCs). Basically, shooting targets that NPCs have assigned. It’s possible to recruit NPCs and Mercenaries too in a bid to bring back event points and earn rewards.

Season 8 also gives players the chance to earn 50 new tiers of Battle Pass rewards as well as enjoy a fresh supply of free and premium content. That includes new characters such as Alias – Battleworn and Velikan – Volcanic Ash, plus new weapons including the R9-0 shotgun. Later in the season, the M13 assault rifle, a new Scorestreak, Weapon Blueprints, Calling Cards, Charms, and more will be included.

Finally, there are tweaks and improvements made to Crash, originally launched with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and now the most played map in Call of Duty: Mobile. Expect updated graphics alongside some other changes.

Recently, a new character skin made by famed Japanese mecha designer, Shoji Kawamori, was added to the game, looking like an “anime-like military robot”.

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In other Call of Duty news, Call of Duty: Warzone bans are seemingly carrying over to Call of Duty: Vanguard in a bid to cut down on cheats in the game.

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