This morning, Activision Blizzard and Tencent Games officially launched Call Of Duty: Mobile for people to download free on iOS and Android. If you haven't checked out the game yet, it basically provides the CoD multiplayer experience with maps from both the Modern Warfare and Black Ops franchises. Ready to play from a mobile device. On top of that news, following today's launch, additional free content will be released through new seasonal updates, game modes, customization gear and items, and more. The first global community event called "Lighting Up The World" will be launched shortly to celebrate the release. In the meantime, here's a few quotes from today's announcement as the company celebrates the game.
"Call of Duty: Mobile represents a landmark moment for us to bring one of the most successful entertainment franchises in history to the world's largest platform," said Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard. "This is a triple-A, free to play experience that we're delivering to a whole new audience of fans."
"Today's release is a celebration for our community around the world. We're excited to share the Call of Duty experience with fans like never before," stated Rob Kostich, president of Activision. "I congratulate the development team at TiMi Studios and our teams here who worked together to bring this great game to life. The community has a lot to look forward to as Call of Duty: Mobile grows and continues. This is just the beginning. There's much more to come."
"Our aim from the beginning has been to set a new standard for mobile multiplayer action games by combining Call of Duty's signature gameplay, content and presentation quality with best-in-class development and live service expertise. Our collaboration with TiMi Studios has delivered a remarkable experience that introduces fresh new ways to engage for fans of the genre and features hallmarks for Call of Duty fans old and new' said Chris Plummer, VP, Mobile at Activision. "Throughout focused and regional tests, the fan response has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic. Many fine touches and polish items came directly from player feedback. Today we're starting with a robust suite of multiplayer modes, our original Battle Royale experience and a host of special events , but there's a ton of more content on the way. Launch is only just the start."
"Activision has been a tremendous partner, and has supported TiMi Studios to create a first-of-its-kind AAA action experience on mobile," said Leo Yao, General Manager of TiMi J3 Studio, Director of Call of Duty: Mobile. "For the first time, TiMi Studios and Activsion bring a game that combines the best of Modern Warfare and Black Ops universes to fans, and we look forward to continuing to create new and exciting content for players to enjoy."