Call of Duty Mobile Season 8 arrived on September 22, and the game is packed with content to celebrate the game’s second anniversary. This update includes a new Battle Pass, special anniversary weapon blueprints, and a major overhaul of the battle royale.
Battle Royale Changes
Call of Duty Mobile is celebrating this second anniversary by adding the popular Blackout Battle Royale map from Black Ops 4. Players can also expect the Season 8 Battle Royale experience to be completely updated with new visuals, improved vehicle handling and updated user interface.
Along with better visuals, the battle royale health system has also changed. Instead of looting health items like bandages, players now automatically regenerate health over time, with armor items providing additional health. Armor now comes in three tiers: Armor Repair, Advanced Armor Repair, and Kinetic Armor Overload, each providing more armor than the last.
Season 8 also refreshes the weapon looting system. Players no longer find weapons of different rarity levels on the ground. Now there are only basic weapons with no attachments, and they can be upgraded with weapon attachments of different rarity levels. This allows players to customize weapons however they want.
Call of Duty Mobile’s original isolated battle royale map is currently locked, and Blackout is the exclusive map to play right now.
New weapon and scoring set
Season 8 Battle Pass free levels include the new Lightning Strike scoring series at level 14 and Modern Warfare’s R9-0 shotgun at level 21. The premium battle pass includes 50 levels of new items, including Modern Warfare 2’s infamous General Shepherd as an operator.
Call of Duty Mobile Season 8 also adds a single player mode that allows players to take on the role of a captured soldier rescued by Modern Warfare’s Captain Price. This single player mission takes place on the Blackout map.
Birthday and themed events
Three events are organized to celebrate the second anniversary. The Counterattack event is now live and introduces non-player characters (NPCs) to Blackout. Players will be able to search and recruit these characters scattered around the map. Completing a character’s mission will recruit them and gain the ability to send them on a mission, allowing those recruited operators to bring back Event Points to level up in Counterattack’s event levels.
There will also be a Birthday Cake event on October 1st. Birthday balloons will be scattered throughout the multiplayer and battle royale. Shattering them will earn players resources, letters from the development team, and pieces of cake. Collecting all of the cake pieces brings rewards.
Finally, a new puzzle event is also coming on October 1. Players will earn tokens for in-game activities which can be exchanged for puzzle pieces. Completing the birthday-themed puzzle will allow players to download it to their phone, along with other rewards for participating.
Call of Duty Mobile season 8 arrives as Activision Blizzard faces a state of California lawsuit for discrimination and sexual harassment of women.
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