Free Fire VS COD Mobile, Which One is Better For You?

Garena Free Fire and Call of Duty Mobile look pretty similar at the first glance, but the truth is they can be really far apart from each other. This guide will help you be more familiar with the differences between the two games, so you can figure out which game is better for you according to your preferences and play style.

Let’s start off by talking about the characters.

Characters

Both Free Fire and Call of Duty Mobile give you options to choose from different characters, but even within these there are quite a few differences.

Call of Duty Mobile has characters only in the Battle Royale mode. Each character has its own role, like the medic, whose primary role is to heal and revive the teammates, helping them survive till the end. Then you have the scout, who is helpful in tracking enemies from far off, and the defender, who can place a shield in the battlefield, giving teammates some cover and reducing the incoming damage. These classes are available to everyone, and you can play using any class, depending on what play style you prefer.

Free Fire is a little different in this, the first major difference being that you start off with 2 free characters, and you can continue to unlock more by simply playing the game. You don’t have to spend any money at all. You can even get some characters for free, just for logging into the game. And most of the remaining characters you’ll be able to by using the in-game currency you earn by playing matches. The only issue is that there are a few characters that you can purchase only with diamonds, and for these diamonds, you have to spend real-life money, there’s no other way.

These characters all have their own skills, and you can unlock even more skills for each of them by levelling them up and buying specific skills. Each character has their own unique skills, so if you have a very specific play style, you can focus on unlocking a particular character and give more attention to upgrading it.

Let’s move on and talk about the Battle Royale mode.

Battle Royale

In Call of Duty Mobile, the Battle Royale mode has a total of 100 players in the battlefield, including the player. And you don’t just have to worry about the enemies and the blue zone, as there are also zombies on the map who can kill you if easily if you’re not careful. If you play smart, you can even trick your enemies and use them to your advantage.

As the game has 100 players, the matches can last for a longer time, and you’ll find a lot of different types of loot, ranging from pistols to SMGs to Shotguns and Sniper Rifles.

On the other hand, Free Fire only has a total of 50 players in the Battle Royale mode. This means the matches are a lot shorter. Even the weapon variety is a lot less in Free Fire compared to COD Mobile.

These are some of the major differences between the two games. Now, the question is: Which game should you choose?

If the only mode you want to play is the Battle Royale, it depends on how much time you’re willing to spend in the game. If you’re okay with longer games and want to go against more enemies on bigger maps, then COD Mobile is the game for you, with its huge arsenal of weapons and epic 100 player Battle Royale fights.

But on the other hand, if you don’t want too spend too much time in one match and like to experiment with different characters, skills and play styles, then Free Fire might be better for you. You’ll spend a lot of time unlocking the characters and having fun with them, but the individual matches will be comparatively shorter.

If you want to try modes other than just Battle Royale, then you don’t need to look further than COD Mobile. In addition to the Battle Royale, it has the classic Call of Duty multiplayer modes like Team Deathmatch, Domination and Search and Destroy, all of which have a different taste and are incredibly fun.

Let us know in the comments which game you like the best! And make sure to keep checking more guides regularly for both Free Fire and Call of Duty Mobile.

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Call of Duty Mobile Best Controls And Sensitivity Settings Guide

In the last guide, we told you about the best graphics settings for optimal performance in Call of Duty. Once you sort that out, the next thing on the list is to figure out the best settings for Controls and Sensitivity. And that’s exactly what we’re doing in this guide. You can check out our Graphics settings guide here, and if you’ve already done that, let’ cover the sensitivity, starting with the controls.

Controls

Let’s start off with the Controls Tab. Here you should set it to advanced mode since it doesn’t auto-fire. We highly recommend using Advanced because you have more control over when to shoot because sometimes, you don’t want to shoot someone and want to sneak behind them or be stealthy. Plus, auto shooting just wastes bullets which can be the difference between winning and losing.

In Advanced, the shooting met is set it to custom where all weapons are set to Hip Fire besides Sniper Rifle which is set to ADS. This will allow you to scope up guns only when you want to. So if you’re in a close-range situation, you won’t have to un-scope to hip fire. 

For Sniper, having it set to ADS helps when you need to do a quick scope shot or when you just want to get a single shot and quickly get out of the scope. This can be extremely helpful with sniping so if you’re a sniper player you should try this out.

In a similar fashion, you can use the aim button when you’ve set it to ADS to stay scoped in after you take a shot. This is useful for holding angles and when you know there’s going to be multiple enemies that you will have to take out.

The same settings can be used in BR Mode.

Sensitivity

Onwards we go to the  awaited Sensitivity tab.

Here, set rotation mode to Fixed Speed. This is because it will train your muscle memory. So you will know exactly how much to move your finger to move a certain distance. After this is set, go into a game and then start moving the camera. 

Here swipe your thumb from the middle part of the screen till the edge of your screen. If your camera is rotating about 180 degrees which is directly behind you, you’re good. If it is too much or too little, you might want to adjust standard sensitivity accordingly so that you’re consistently close to 180 degrees.

After you find that move onto the next sensitivity exercise. Look at one spot and try to aim at it consistently at least 10 times. If it feels too slow, turn up your standard sensitivity. Too fast, then decrease it. Keep doing this until you find a comfortable sensitivity and then try aiming at other specific spots from a single place to see if you’re comfortable with your new setting. 

Then do the same exercise for the Aiming Down Sights setting, then again when using a tactical scope and again when using a sniper scope. For sniper scope, the sensitivity will usually be a bit lower than your normal sensitivity so keep that in mind.

You can set pretty much the same settings for the Firing Sensitivity tab which kicks in when you fire your gun.

And that’s about it. These were some of the best settings for control and sensitivity in the current version of CoD Mobile that will help you become the best player among your friends and maybe even the world. Stay tuned for our weapons and attachment guides.

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Call of Duty Mobile Best Graphics Settings For Optimal Performance

Call of Duty Mobile has been out for a while and has been taking over the world by the storm. It crossed 100 million downloads pretty quickly, and for all the good reasons. People can now enjoy their favourite FPS on almost any recent phone, from a low spec budget smartphone to a high-end flagship one. And to make sure you get an optimal experience irrespective of how low or high-spec your phone is, we’ve prepared this guide with the best graphics settings. Let’s jump right into it.

Graphics

First things first, lower the graphics settings. Even if you have a high-end phone, we really recommend this because it just reduces the strain on your phone. I mean, the game will look uglier but your aim is to stop enemies and get the smooth performance and this will help with both.

We personally play on low because it gives us the best framerate and we don’t mind the visuals because enemies are mostly easily spottable. Especially in multiplayer modes like Team Deathmatch and Frontline.

So speaking of framerate, you always want this to be on the highest setting. For regular phones we recommend high since that will be the smoothest as it will be at 60fps. If you have a phone with a 90hz screen or anything above 60hz we would recommend any setting above for that.

And the best way to achieve that is by setting your graphics to low. To unlock the “Max Setting” for framerate, you will have to set the Graphics Quality to Low, Medium or High.

Below this, set everything off. Setting graphics quality to low will automatically turn off and block out most options. Depth of Field adds a slight blur to the sides of the screen when zooming in.

  • Bloom is just a visual effect that’s a bright light.
  • Realtime shadow updates shadows in real-time. It looks good but will eat power.
  • Ragdoll means how enemies bodies will fall after dying. When set to on, they will fall somewhat realistically depending on how you shot them. 
  • Anti-Aliasing fixes the edges and makes them smoother instead of rough. Turn this on only if you have a good phone and want the game to look good.
  • In graphics Mode, set it to Dynamic because it’s just a bit more vibrant and colours pop more. This means spotting enemies is easier for me.
  • Adjust screen is set to Auto because it does a good job of setting the buttons and visual elements properly according to your phone’s screen.

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COD Mobile Best Weapons Guide (Assault Rifle, SMG, LMG, Shotgun)

From shotguns to assault rifles to SMGs to Sniper Rifles, Call of Duty Mobile has tons of weapons to choose from. No matter what your playstyle is, there’s something for everyone, but it can be a little daunting trying to figure out what’s the best choice of weapons for you. That’s why we’ve prepared this handy guide that’ll tell you about all the weapons in the game, and suggest which ones suit you the most.

Rifle:

Let’s start off with the Assault Rifle since it will most probably be the most used category of weapon.

The best in this is the AK117. It has a high rate of fire and decent damage with a very controllable recoil which makes spraying it a good choice. However you will only be able to unlock this game after multiple hours in the game at Rank 60.

So what should you until then? Well here’s how you should ideally change weapons.

You will start off the game with the M4 which is a decent weapon but once you reach Rank 23, you will unlock the AK47 and you should immediately switch to that. It has higher output damage than the M4 but it is slower than it and has a worse recoil. It’s still better though with a bit of recoil control and a foregrip.

After the Ak47 you can switch to the M16 when it unlocks at Rank 46 and then finally move onto the AK 117. However, moving on to the M16 and AK 117 is a personal choice but you should definitely try to move away from the M4.

Sniper:

Moving onto the Sniper weapons now, which will be another weapon class that many people use.

When you start the game, you’ll have access to the DL Q33 which is quite frankly an extremely good sniper rifle to use throughout your time playing the game as it has the highest damage output of any Sniper in the game. It’s a bolt action Sniper rifle which means that you will have to wait just a short bit before firing your next shot.

If you’re precise with your shots, it won’t matter much. However, if you would like a Sniper Rifle that allows you to shoot quickly after the last shot, you can use the M21 EBR which unlocks at Rank 29. It does less damage than the DL Q33 but it allows you to quickly fire another shot which means that you can be a bit more reckless with your aim.

SMG:

Next up is the Submachine Class. Here, the best weapon to use is the AKS-74U. With a great firing rate and decent mid-range performance, this SMG is the best one to have when running around. It also unlocks early on at Rank 8 so you won’t have to settle for an alternative.

If you do want a weapon with an even higher fire-rate for close quarters, the MSMC which unlocks at Rank 33 is a good choice but it’s not very controllable. In a similar fashion,

The PDW-57 that you get as part of the daily login reward is also a great choice for an SMG with high damage.

Shotguns:

Onwards to shotguns. Here, the Striker is arguably the best one to use due to its balance but it unlocks at Rank 52. It is a one-hit kill at close range but until you get your hands on it, you can use the BY15 which unlocks at Rank 15. The BY15 is a pump-action shotgun that deals more damage than the Striker and is fast enough to get off a second shot in case you miss the first time.

LMG:

Finally, we have the LMGs. Here the UL 736 is the best thanks to its high damage and good long-range combat abilities. Sadly this unlocks at Rank 115. Until then you can use the RPD which unlocks at Rank 19 and does a decent job at mid to long-range combat. 

And with that, we wrap up our guide for the best weapons you can use in Call of Duty Mobile throughout the different categories. Stay tuned for more, as we will be putting up individual weapon guides as well, with the best attachments.

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How to Play Call of Duty Mobile on PC (Tencent Gaming Buddy/Gameloop Emulator Guide)

Call of Duty Mobile is quickly gaining popularity and after being downloaded over 100+ million times after the first week, there’s a lot of players out there. But there are people who want to play it but aren’t comfortable playing on phone. This guide is for them and will tell you how to play Call of Duty Mobile on PC.

This game will run on low-end systems as well so you should be able to run it on any modern system.

So first, go onto google and search for Tencent Gaming Buddy. This will give you the proper link on top. We will also have the link in the description below. Tencent Gaming buddy is now known  as Game Loop and is the same emulator that runs PUBG Mobile and is the official emulator made by Tencent.

You will see a big download button, press that and it will start downloading. After it downloads, click on it to open it. Here, click on “Add icon” and press Start. Gameloop will now open.

From here, it is simple. On the top, you will find a search bar. Click on it and you should see the top recommended search to be Call of Duty Mobile. If it doesn’t show up then type in Call of Duty. Click on the game here and press Install on the right. Select international and press install.

Once the game is installed, it will launch giving you the option to play it. Once it loads, press Accept. Login with facebook and then choose your nickname and photo. After this, you will be directly put into the Tutorial for the game.

This will teach you the basics of the game. Once you complete this, you will get a basic tutorial of the menu system, the store, setting your loadout and finding matches.

Now if you have a somewhat powerful or good system, you can make the game look better. Doing that is also very simple. On the top bar of the emulator, you’ll find a button with three lines. Click on that, and then click on Setting. Once this opens, let’s go into the Game Tab.

As you can see, the settings for all the games you have installed on this shows up here. Scroll down to Call of Duty and pick either HD or 2K depending on your PC. The higher the resolution, the better the system you’ll need. Next, change Display Quality to HD and press save.

This will make the game almost like a PC game because it will clean up all the jagged edges and such. The game will be much more pleasing to the eyes and if you do decide to record it or stream, it will be a good experience for the viewers as well. Plus, you don’t really have to worry too much about about draining a battery on a laptop or PC.

Next, if you want to livestream the game then download and install OBS Studio on your system. From here you can record gameplay as well.

Keep in mind that when playing on an emulator you will usually get matched with other emulator players but since Call of Duty Mobile is still somewhat new, you might also get matched with mobile players.

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Guide – How To Stream PUBG Mobile/COD Mobile From Your Phone (No PC or Laptop Required)

Let’s say you bought a new gaming phone to play PUBG mobile, and now you want to get into streaming. But sadly, you don’t have a capture card or a PC to be able to do that. Worry not, because we’re right here to tell you that you can stream by using just your smartphone. And we’ll tell you exactly how you can do that.

Now, most phones can handle gaming these days, but streaming is an additional, intensive task so you will need a phone with a good processor and memory. We recommend a phone with at least 4GB RAM or more, as any phone with lower memory may not be able to handle streaming while playing at the same time. For our purpose, we’ll be using the Nubia Red Magic 3, which has a Snapdragon 855 processor and 8 GB RAM, making it perfect for gaming and streaming. 

  • The first thing that you’ll need to do is download an app that lets you stream to Facebook or YouTube. There are a few options, but we’ll be using Omlet Arcade for our use case. So, step 1, head over to the Google Play Store and download the app. 
  • Once you have the app, the next step is to sign into it, or create a new account on Omlet Arcade if you don’t have one already. Then you get to the main screen. It will ask you for a bunch of permissions, for overlay, access to microphone and camera, so click on ok to proceed. 
  • On the bottom panel, you’ll see a bunch of icons, that let you stay updated with different things. To start the livestream, tap on the plus icon in the middle. You’ll see 4 icons pop up. Tap on the Go live icon. 
  • The app will then ask you to choose the game you want to stream. Choose, the game, which in our case will be PUBG Mobile, because why not?

The app will then ask you the platform to which you’d like to stream. You can stream to Omlet arcade itself, or if you want to stream to Facebook, YouTube or Twitch, you’ll have to connect the account, and authorize access from there. Tap on next, and you’ll be taken to the settings screen, where you can setup your live output, including the stream quality and overlay notifications. The settings icon on the top right gives you access to more options. Here you can enable or disable the camera and microphone, put in some preset background music, set up a delay or enable low latency. After that, just hit start and you should be live. 

You’ll see a bubble with the omlet arcade icon, which you can tap to access the settings once the stream is actually live. Once you’re done, just tap on the stop icon on the left and you can then check out your stream on YouTube. And that’s how you get started with streaming on a mobile phone, without any need for external hardware.

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COD Mobile Vs PUBG Mobile – Which Is Better?

A lot of people have been playing COD Mobile recently while it was in closed beta, and the game is actually pretty good. Not only does it have the same Battle Royale as PUBG, but it also has a ton of other game modes if you want some variety. With COD Mobile soon coming back in open beta, many have been asking what the differences between the two big games are, and which game will be more fun with friends.

Graphics

Firstly, let’s talk about the graphics – Both games look good on phones, but for my preference, COD Mobile looks a bit sharper. It only has one map in the Battle royale mode, but it has a lot more maps in the different games modes and all of it adds a lot of variety to how the game looks.

Gameplay

Next is the gameplay, and this is probably what will mean the most to players. PUBG Mobile leans more towards a more realistic military feel, while COD Mobile is a lot more arcadish. You move a lot faster in COD mobile and the gameplay is lot more frantic. If you prefer a more tactical and slow approach, PUBG Mobile is more suited for you. However, if you prefer a faster gameplay style, COD Mobile is easily the best in the genre. Weapons feel tight and accurate, and the movement is really fluid.

Stability

Anyone who has played PUBG Mobile for a good amount of time will know that the game has terrible optimization. Fun as the game is, it has a lot of performance issues, and the game constantly drops frames below 60. COD Mobile, however is super smooth, and runs at 60 FPS without any lag at all. This alone made me want to play a lot more of COD Mobile over PUBG Mobile. Picking up items and opening doors always felt janky in PUBG Mobile, while it’s really responsive in COD Mobile, and it feels great.

Game Modes

The biggest difference between COD Mobile and PUBG Mobile are the game modes. Both games have the popular Battle Royale game mode that is all the craze right now. However, in COD Mobile Battle Royale, you can drive even more vehicles and even fly a helicopter. This is a lot more fun, and gives you more options to chase down enemies. You can also jump off the helicopter and redeploy the glider to land safely. Apart from the Battle Royale mode, COD has lot of other popular multiplayer modes like Free For All and Deathmatch, with a lot of different maps. This is a big difference from PUBG Mobile, which does have a few ther modes, but feels really lacking in comparison. This variety is also refreshing, and is a good reason for you to keep playing the game and get some good practise with the shooting, even if you get bored of the Battle Royale mode.

Conclusion

Overall, it really feels like COD Mobile is a more refined version of PUBG Mobile, and players will have a lot of fun playing it. It’s not that COD Mobile will be a PUBG killer, but it sure will give it some tough competition. Almost everyone I know who plays PUBG Mobile has great things to say about COD Mobile, and said that they would rather play COD Mobile over PUBG.

Have you been playing COD Mobile? Which game are you enjoying more COD or PUBG?