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Warzone Mobile is set to bring the hit battle royale title to a whole new market of players, with a pre-launch version already out in the wild ahead of the global release. Here’s everything we know about Warzone Mobile, including its studios, map, and how to pre-register.

Activision have dominated the first-person shooter market with their Call of Duty games. Titles like Modern Warfare 2 as well as Warzone 2 continue to break records and add to the massive fanbase.

CoD: Mobile is also massively successful, and now the developers are looking to make another hand-held title. Warzone Mobile is gearing up for its highly anticipated global launch in 2023.

Here’s everything we know about Warzone Mobile so far.

Warzone Mobile expected global release date

Warzone Mobile is reportedly due to arrive in Fall 2023, but an official date is yet to be announced. The Fall launch window was mentioned by Activision CEO Bobby Kotick in court on June 28, in a hearing discussing Microsoft’s proposed takeover of the publisher.

The game’s release date on the Apple App Store is November 1, after being moved from May 15. However, the devs haven’t announced if this is the planned launch date or just a placeholder.

Despite the lack of information concerning an exact date for the global launch of Warzone Mobile, the game has been available in certain regions thanks to a limited release. Players in certain regions like Australia have tested an early version of Warzone Mobile.

Summary of Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick's testimony:
— Warzone Mobile supposed to launch earlier; delayed to this fall
— Call of Duty has 100 million monthly active users, with #1 being mobile, then PC, consoles
— Only with the right price, Kotick would consider…

— CharlieIntel (@charlieINTEL) June 28, 2023

Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile early launch

Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile had a limited release in Australia on November 30 and is now available there on Google Play with the iOS release coming soon to the Apple App Store.

Activision confirmed that the worldwide release is still planned for 2023, so players in other regions will need to wait for a bit before they can get their hands on Warzone Mobile.

On March 16, 2023, co-studio head Chris Plummer provided an update on Warzone Mobile’s global release and limited release. Plummer explained that the next regions to receive Warzone Mobile will be certain countries in Europe and South America.

Later, on March 23, it was revealed that Chile, Sweden, and Norway were added to theregional testing of Warzone Mobile.

Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile’s regional testing has expanded to Sweden, Norway, and Chile.

— CharlieIntel (@charlieINTEL) March 24, 2023

In the video above, Plumer provides the reasoning behind the limited release of Warzone Mobile. The slow and methodical rollout of Warzone Mobile from region to region allows the devs to manage the game before it hits some of the biggest countries in the world.

Plummer claims that when Warzone Mobile is ready, a big-scale release will arrive, providing access to everyone around the world.

Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile studios

Warzone Mobile Operator jumping from plane

Warzone Mobile will take CoD’s successful battle royale to mobile devices.

Activision have gathered several notable gaming studios and teams to work on the project. Solid State Studios (Activision’s new internal mobile team), Digital Legends, Beenox, Activision Shanghai, and Demonware will all come together to develop Warzone Mobile.

Along with the very first Warzone Mobile announcement, Activision also declared that they would be hiring individuals to work on the project.

Activision aimed to hire talented individuals to help work on the game. “From production roles to engineering, design, art, marketing, and more, we’re looking for game-makers, passionate fans, and genuinely awesome people to join our diverse team, inspired to deliver the next world-class mobile gaming experience to fans,” they announced.

Will Warzone Mobile have shared progression with Warzone 2?

Familiar faces are sure to appear in Warzone Mobile.

Activision confirmed that Warzone Mobile will feature shared progression with Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0. In an attempt to deliver a unified Call of Duty experience, Activision are delivering what they call cross-progression to improve the connectivity between titles.

Many of the same weapons and Operators will feature across all three titles, which simplifies the shared progression concept. In addition, you’ll be able to advance a unified Battle Pass across Warzone Mobile, Modern Warfare 2, and Warzone 2.0.

One example that the Call of Duty team has provided is the scenario of unlocking a new weapon in Modern Warfare 2 and it appearing directly on Warzone Mobile shortly after.

The enhanced connectivity across the three games will also simplify finding games with your friends as your lists and chat channels will unify.

Warzone Mobile pre-register now open

Players can pre-register for Warzone Mobile ahead of the game’s release later this year. This will ensure that you won’t miss your chance to drop in come launch day. We’ve put together a guide on how to pre-register for Warzone Mobile for those interested in the mobile game.

The devs also offered in-game rewards for certain pre-registration milestones being met, which have all now been ticked off as 35 million players signed up. Check out the rewards below:

  • Five Million Pre-registrations: Emblem: Dark Familiar and Vinyl: Foe’s Flame
  • 10 Million Pre-registrations: Blueprint (X12): Prince of Hell.
  • 15 Million Pre-registrations: Blueprint (M4): Archfiend.
  • 25 Million Pre-registrations: “Ghost — Condemned” Operator Skin
  • 35 Million Pre-registrations: Shoot House Multiplayer Map unlocked and available for players on worldwide launch.

Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile Verdansk map

Warzone Mobile Verdansk map

After it was hinted at in a Warzone Mobile teaser trailer, Activision confirmed that Warzone Mobile players will be heading to Verdansk. Players will be able to drop into the Verdansk map on Warzone Mobile at launch.

All of Verdansk’s classic POIs including Downtown, Super Store, and Dam will be returning in the faithful transition to mobile. Players will also run into the classic Buy Stations, Gulag, and Contracts across Verdansk.

In addition, Activision have also confirmed that Warzone Mobile will feature 120 player lobbies. Given that this version of Warzone is on mobile, players may have expected a smaller player count, but it seems the devs are dedicated to delivering an authentic Warzone experience.

Warzone Mobile to feature multiplayer

Warzone Mobile also features MP

— CharlieIntel (@charlieINTEL) November 21, 2022

Activision has also confirmed that Warzone Mobile will indeed feature multiplayer as well as battle royale, allowing players to use the mode to practice. This is great for players who are looking to get used to the way Warzone feels on mobile, allowing them to play a mode in which players can respawn.

There are currently seven Warzone Mobile multiplayer maps to enjoy in the pre-launch period, with more to come down the line. Check them out below:

  • Scrapyard
  • TV Station
  • Vacant
  • Atlas Superstore
  • Storehouse
  • Shoot House
  • Storage Town

We’ll keep you updated with more details if the devs decided to release more maps for the multiplayer mode in Warzone Mobile.

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