COD Mobile: Best Operator Skills

In Call of Duty Mobile, players have an option to choose one operator skill to use in a multiplayer match. You unlock these skills by playing the game and leveling up. Activision themselves have described these skills just so that players can better understand what it is they are grinding for. The following are some of the best skills the game has to offer.


PURIFIER

Unlocked at Level 3

A flamethrower that blasts a stream of scorching fire within close range. The first Operator Skill unlocked brings the heat… Literally. Upon activation, your soldier will whip out this flamethrower; hold down the fire button, and unleash a heatwave that will burn enemies to a crisp.

As detailed in the Purifier’s in-game description, the flamethrower’s main drawback is its short range. Expect to do plenty of damage up close against enemy forces, but don’t get your hopes up in attempting to burn someone sitting across the map. 


DEATH MACHINE

Unlocked at Level 15.

Formerly known as the “Scythe”. A hand-held minigun that slowly increases accuracy over time. This minigun fires fast and wildly at first, then continues its torrent of bullets with greater precision over time. 

Like other Operator Skills, the Scythe is best used when put up against multiple enemies. A normal weapon usually pails in comparison to this mini-gun, so going up against two, three, or a whole squad of enemies may not be an issue.


WAR MACHINE

Unlocked at Level 26

A fully automatic grenade launcher with a devastating payload. Bring in the boomstick; the War Machine is a demolition expert’s dream, as it offers multiple grenade rounds in a circular drum and a fast-firing launcher to send them towards the enemy.

The War Machine’s payload travels in an arc towards targets, with direct hits being an instant kill and explosions within a few feet also typically resulting in a knockout. Firing a War Machine towards a group of enemies is a solid idea, as these explosives are deadly enough to take out a handful of enemies at once. 


TEMPEST

Unlocked at Level 35

Hold the fire button to build up power and send a bolt of lightning at the target. Amp up your loadout with this electrifying weapon, which can shock enemies at any range with its lightning bolts.

The Tempest’s major strength is its ability to potentially turn an entire enemy team into a massive electric current. When a lightning bolt hits an enemy, any enemy within a few feet will also be downed as the current travels to other foes within close range.


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Free Fire: Best Guns To Use Part 2

Free Fire just like other battle royale games offers players over 40 weapons to choose from but not all weapons were made equal. Some guns give you a tactical advantage over your enemies. They also provide you with better options as to how to engage with your opponents. Read part one of this guide here.

If you like using Shotguns, then the M1014 is the best shotgun you’ll find in Free Fire. With its high damage, it is absolutely lethal at close range. It also has a decent rate of fire which can make quick work of your enemies without running a sweat. Additionally, it’s pretty easy to find on the battlefield, so even if you don’t normally use shotguns it will make for a viable weapon until you find other weapons on this list.

The AK47 is an assault rifle that needs no introduction at all. This is the favorite weapon of a lot of people because of its high damage. But one issue with this gun is its high recoil, so the best way to use it is with Level 3 attachments. Thanks to the recoil, you have a higher chance of taking headshots if you are used to the weapon, which is another reason why people love this gun.

The SCAR is also a great assault rifle with a high rate of fire. It can deal a lot of damage to your enemies but even this is best used with Level 3 attachments. However, using this is a little easier than the AK47, so you might be able to net kills more easily with the SCAR.

This is hands down the best SMG in Free Fire which is perfect for close-range combat. Thanks to its high rate of fire, it can easily shred through any number of enemies should they dare to come close to you. Its damage output is pretty good too. It’s very useful for all kinds of players and keeping it in your primary slot will make sure you don’t have to worry about close-range combat.


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Free Fire: Best Guns To Use

Free Fire just like other battle royale games offers players over 40 weapons to choose from but not all weapons were made equal. Some guns give you a tactical advantage over your enemies. They also provide you with better options as to how to engage with your opponents. Read part two of this guide here.

The Groza is hands down the best assault rifle you’ll find in Free Fire. The sad part is, that you can only find it in airdrops, but if you do find it, go with it because it’s better than all the other assault rifles.

It has a high rate of fire, high damage, and very low recoil. So if you can get to the airdrop and loot it, by all means, do it because it will definitely be worth it.

FAMAS is another solid assault rifle whose damage is a little higher than the SCAR. Its rate of fire is pretty good too so if you can find this, we recommend it over the SCAR any day. It is also the only burst fire weapon in the game.

Due to its ability to one tap, the FAMAS has great accuracy and damage. However, In the right hands, the FAMAS is the best assault rifle in the game and possibly the best weapon in the game. 

You won’t be able to find the M79 easily in the field, but in case you do, be prepared to literally blow your enemies away. Its damage is unsurprisingly very high, and using it is a piece of cake.

If you’re the only person left in your squad and you’re up against teams of 2 or more people, the M79 can be an absolute godsend. If you can use it well you’ll be able to take multiple people down with a single shot.

The AWM is the best Sniper Rifle in the game. So much so, that simply its name is enough to instill fear in your enemies. Finding it is not an easy task at all, but if you can manage to get your hands on it you should definitely use it because it has incredibly high damage output.

It can feel slow but a single shot of this gun can be enough to take your enemy down. So work on your aim and you’ll be killing left and right with the AWM in no time.


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Free Fire: How To Play On PC

Yes, you heard it right with the help of emulators you can play Free Fire on PC. While the game is made to play on mobile many people don’t like the controls offered by the game. This is true even if you are using a mobile controller as many players find it more comfortable to use keyboard and mouse.

The emulator we would recommend is called ‘Bluestacks’ and it is quite popular in gaming community. You can also download other emulators such as LDPlayer, MeMu, KoPlayer, and Nox.

Step 1: First thing you have to do is download and install the emulator from this link

Step 2: Now that the emulator is installed, open it and follow the instructions to log in to the Google Play Store.

Step 3: Search for Free Fire and download it

Step 4: Run the game and log in as a guest or via your Google, Apple, or Facebook account.

Step 5: Adjust quality settings according to your PC hardware and now you are all good to go.

Note: The emulator may take a while to download even with fast internet connections.


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Free Fire: Play As Hrithik Roshan

Free Fire has teamed up with the famous Bollywood actor for their “Be The Hero” event in which players can get a chance to unlock Hrithik Roshan as a playable character. Through this event, the developers are looking forward to bring together two extremely popular industries in the country (Gaming and Film).

Players can get the in-game character named ‘Jai’ right now by completing missions in the game. They can even get additional rewards just for logging in.


HOW TO UNLOCK ‘JAI’

To unlock the Hrithik Roshan’s in-game character ‘Jai’ players would need to obtain all 16 pieces of the jigsaw puzzle. This is all part of the “Be The Hero” event and pieces of the puzzle can be earned by the following methods.

  • Players will get one puzzle piece just for checking in to the event from 10th to 13th September.
  • Players will also get four additional puzzle pieces for checking in to the event on the 13th of September.
  • Players can also help other Free Fire users by clicking on their unique event link. This can be done up to 3 times a day. Players have to be above level 10 to be able to help others.
  • Players will be able to purchase pieces from 13th September to complete the entire puzzle.

Players can also claim Jai’s exclusive costume bundle by collecting 30 golden magazine tokens through daily missions between 5th to 15th September. Players can also log in on 13th September to win five additional golden magazine tokens and a permanent gun skin — the AK47: Justice Fighter.


CHARACTER ABILITY

The new character named ‘Jai’ is a SWAT agent who is trained to operate in high-risk situations that belong to New Delhi, India.

His special ability is called Raging Reload; once an opponent is taken down, the gun’s magazine automatically gets reloaded by up to 25% of its capacity for ARs, SMGs, and pistols. This will prove to be quite a useful ability in firefights which can turn the tide of a battle very easily.


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COD Mobile Season 10: What’s Coming

Call of Duty season 10 ‘The Hunt’ is just around the corner and here is what you can expect from the upcoming seasonal update. The update will feature a new class, skill, maps, game mode, new characters, and much more.


New Characters

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This season have some iconic characters from the franchise which will be unlockable through the battle pass. These characters are likely to be included in the next season:

  • Makarov
  • Outrider
  • Mara
  • Ghost Mace
  • Frank Woods


New Class- Hacker

A new class named ‘Hacker’ is also coming with the update. The class offers 2 abilities:-

The Active skill of this class is ‘Ice Pick,’ which will black out the minimap of nearby enemies.

The Passive ability of the ‘Hacker’ class is ‘Hard Wired‘ this ability will prevent you from getting revealed whenever an enemy is using the ‘Scout’ class and any interference will not block the radar in your minimap.

This class can give you a considerable advantage as enemy players will not be able to use their abilities when hacked.


New Operator Skill

Equalizer‘ description states, “Dual integrated machine guns with built-in suppressors for close-quarters combat.” The skill takes inspiration from Synaptic’s Payload featured in COD Infinite Warfare.


New Map

Terminal is one of the most famous maps in the whole Call of Duty franchise is being featured in this update. This map comes from COD Modern Warfare 2’s ‘No Russian’ mission, which was quite controversial during the game’s initial launch.

Pine is also another familiar Gunfight map from Modern Warfare 2019.


Hardcore Mode

This mode will come halfway through the season so you can expect this drop by mid to late September. Players will deal higher damage across the board but will have lower health, no HP regeneration, and friendly fire. So place your shots carefully.


New Multiplayer Mode- Headquarters

With each season COD Mobile continues to add more and more game modes to the title. This season a new game mode called ‘Headquarters’ makes its way to the game. In this mode, you have to capture and hold the Headquarters to earn points. No respawns when defending.


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COD Mobile: How To Play On PC

Yes, you heard it right with the help of emulators you can play Call of Duty Mobile on PC. While the game is made to play on mobile many people don’t like the controls offered by the game. This is true even if we use a controller as many players find it more comfortable to use keyboard and mouse.

While there is an official emulator by the name of ‘Gameloop’ we wouldn’t recommend using it as it is made by Tencent. The emulator we would recommend is called ‘Bluestacks’ and it is quite popular in gaming community. You can also download other emulators such as LDPlayer, MeMu, KoPlayer, and Nox.

Step 1: First thing you have to do is download and install the emulator from this link

Step 2: Now that the emulator is installed open it and run Google Play Store and log in

Step 3: Search for COD Mobile and download it

Step 4: Run the game and adjust quality settings according to your PC hardware.

Note: The emulator may take a while to download even with fast internet connections.

COD Mobile: How To Use Private Lobby

With PUBG Mobile banned, players are now looking towards alternative games such as COD Mobile to fill up that void left by the game. Due to this many beginners may not know about all the features the game has to offer. One such feature is the private lobby feature where you and your friends can play together without restrictions.

The private room feature allows players to create their own lobby where they can add their friends and even host some tournaments. These private rooms allow players to set some rules for their lobby such as map selection, game modes, weapons, squad mode, and many other interesting things.

Unfortunately only 10 people can be added in a single instance. Others can also be added as spectators to watch the match.


How To Create Private Room

Step 1: Click on the multiplayer mode icon on the main menu screen

Step 2: Open the drop down menu ‘≡’ in the top right corner and select private

Step 3: A private room will be created so invite your friends to join by pressing ‘+’ icon on the friends list

Step 4: Select your preferred game mode from the bottom right menu just above start

Step 5: From here you can also select your preferred map

Step 6: After finalizing all setting press start to jump into the match


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PUBG Mobile Ban: Everything You Need To Know

By now most of you must have heard about this unfortunate development, that PUBG Mobile has been banned in India. After a month of rumors surrounding its ban due to privacy concerns the Indian government has finally announced a ban on 118 Chinese apps including PUBG Mobile.

According to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, “PUBG Mobile has been banned under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, on grounds that they are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.”


REASON FOR THE BAN

PUBG Mobile is developed by PUBG corporation(formerly Bluehole) which is based in South Korea but unlike its PC counterpart it is published by Tencent Games.

Tencent is a Chinese tech conglomerate which has a 10% stake in PUBG Corporation and is also suspected of sharing user data with the Chinese government. The reason for this ban is seemingly due to the risk of Indian user data being used by the Chinese government through companies such as Tencent.

It is ironic that the game itself was about to be banned in China back in 2017 due to its violent and graphic nature. However, an alternative version was released under the name “Fight for peace” which was state approved.


POLICY UPDATE AND INDIAN SERVERS

Although it was just a month ago that PUBG Mobile had updated its privacy policy for India and clarified how they utilize the user data to provide services. They even mentioned that the data provided by Indian users is now being stored in servers located in India.

Compared to users in other countries whose data is still being stored in Chinese servers, Indian users still had the extra layer of protection in terms of third parties accessing user info. All of this was done to protect the game from getting banned in India but that was all for nothing.


ALTERNATIVES TO PUBG MOBILE

Players are now looking towards alternative games such as COD Mobile, Free Fire, and Fortnite to fill up that void left by PUBG. The clear outlier here is definitely COD Mobile. However, it seems that too is published by Tencent.


EFFECT ON GAMING IN INDIA

The game has had a huge impact in India in a sense that it became a cultural phenomenon. PUBG had more than 175 million game installation in India with around 25% of all of the game’s global player-base coming from here. It not only popularized gaming in India but also provided benefit to many industries, especially entertainment and mobile industry.


POSSIBILITY OF AN UN-BAN

Previously, Pakistan too placed a similar ban on PUBG Mobile which was later lifted on July 26. After a public outcry on the internet, the country’s government officials had a meeting with game representatives in which they decided to reverse that order. According to Pakistan government officials, the reason for the ban was due to long term psychological effects.

A similar situation is possible in the case of India but the quickest solution would be for Tencent to cut ties with the game completely. However, that too seems unlikely considering how the game is a cash cow for the company.


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PUBG Mobile: Erangel 2.0 Map Launching on September 8

PUBG Mobile is set to release their next big update version 1.0 which will bring with it lots of new changes and improvements for the game’s graphics, gameplay, UI, and more . Part of this revamp is the new Erangel 2.0 map which will finally make its way to the mobile version of the game on September 8, 2020.

Erangel is the one and only original map which started this Battle Royale and even today is the most popular one in the game. So let’s take a look at what new changes are coming with Erangel 2.0.


Loot Changes

This update will also make the loot system more balanced as players can expect richer loot in rural areas. After this change players won’t be forced to drop into popular loot locations to grab good gear, making this a more balanced experience with different strategies.


Graphical Revamp

A complete graphical revamp is also coming with this update which will include better lighting system, improved model and texture quality, better shading and water textures. However, the most notable changes are the Ultra HD and 90 FPS options if your device can handle it.


New Additions

The update will add new elements such as forgotten trenches, tree-trunk barriers, abandoned tanks and bunkers for players to explore, loot and fight.

Multiple buildings and shelters around New Erangel have been altered and improved. Some of the buildings will even have basements for layers to grab some additional loot.

There’s also a complete visual overhaul in line for some of the hottest locations in the map such as Sosnovka Military Base, Mylta Power, Mansion, Quarry Prison, Mine Zone and more. In addition to this, Georgopol is also getting seven new warehouses.


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