What you need to know
- Activision recently released Call of Duty: Mobile.
- The game is a free-to-play experience for Android and iOS.
- Call of Duty: Mobile features a battle royale mode with a hundred players.
- It's been downloaded over 100 million times, with India leading the charge.
Updated December 5, 2019: The latest figure stands at around 172 million downloads.
Call of Duty: Mobile is a first-person shooter on Android and iOS. While the game is affiliated with Activision, it's actually made by the Chinese company Tencent. We've been playing it for the past few days and really like it. It seems like we aren't the only ones.
Today, the statistical firm Sensor Tower — which tracks mobile downloads — said that Call of Duty: Mobile has been downloaded 20 million times so far, and users have already spent $2 million in microtransactions. Surprisingly, the game is incredibly popular in India because that accounts for 14 percent of the installs. The United States is only at 9 percent.
Call of Duty: Mobile has racked up more than $2 million spent on 20 million installs so far, according to Sensor Tower estimates. This includes Activision and Garena's versions of the game. India leads with 14% of installs, U.S. is No. 9 with 9%. #callofdutymobile #callofduty pic.twitter.com/2ici0HBa9g— Sensor Tower (@SensorTower) October 2, 2019
It's great to see that the game is doing so well at launch. Hopefully, this success will continue into the future because it's given a lot of gamers who couldn't afford to spend $60 a way to experience Call of Duty.
The President of Activision, Rob Kostich said the following.
The response from fans across both Android and iOS has been amazing. Already, Call of Duty: Mobile... becoming the No. 1 ranked iOS app in downloads overall, not only among games, but also among all apps, in 100 countries. This is an incredibly fun experience, and we're only getting started. Congratulations to the teams at Activision and at our partner Tencent's TiMi Studios for making such a great game for players. And special thanks to our fans for their continued support. There is a ton more to look forward to as we release more content and updates.
Call of Duty: Mobile is a free-to-play game that brings together maps, modes, weapons, and characters from across the Call of Duty franchise. If you've been wanting to check it out, you can do so without any risk. Just search for Call of Duty: Mobile on the Apple App or Google Play stores.
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