Activision, in collaboration with Sony Mobile Communications Inc. (“Sony Mobile”), today announced that the Call of Duty®: Mobile World Championship 2020 Tournament presented by Sony, will kick-off online April 30. Eligible* Call of Duty: Mobile players ranked veteran or higher in Multiplayer will have the chance to compete to win exclusive Call of Duty: Mobile esports cosmetics and cash prizes. The tournament features more than $1 million in total prizes, sponsored by Sony Mobile.
“We are very excited to launch our highly-anticipated competitive tournament in Call of Duty: Mobile,” said Chris Plummer, vice president, mobile at Activision. “As the next-evolution in our fan-favorite Ranked Play, this tournament format gives eligible Call of Duty: Mobile players a chance to compete with players from around the world for cash and prizes.”
As a part of the collaboration, Sony’s Xperia 1 II (Mark two) is optimized for Call of Duty: Mobile.
This tournament will kick-off online starting April 30 in many countries around the world. For tournament rules and more information on the Call of Duty: Mobile World Championship 2020 Tournament, please visit https://www.callofduty.com/mobile/esports.
Call of Duty: Mobile is the definitive, first-person action experience that delivers fan-favorite maps, modes, weapons and characters from across Call of Duty, including the Modern Warfare® series and Black Ops universe, in one complete mobile package. Call of Duty: Mobile, developed by Tencent Game’s award-winning TiMi Studios and published by Activision (NASDAQ: ATVI), surpassed more than 150 million downloads since its release in 2019. Call of Duty: Mobile is free-to-play on Android and iOS devices.
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*To be eligible to participate in any Call of Duty: Mobile competition, a player must be at least 18 years of age, reside in an eligible country and be ranked Veteran or higher. Players must be in good standing with respect to any Call of Duty accounts registered by said player, with no undisclosed violations. Players must also be free of or served fully any penalties from previously breaking any official Call of Duty Mobile or Activision Publishing rules. The event is void wherever restricted or prohibited by law. We reserve the right to investigate player information where eligibility is in question. Additional eligibility terms and conditions apply. Official rules will be posted at a later date.