Activision revealed more information on the upcoming Call of Duty Mobile World Championship after the announcement made a week ago. Just like the previous year, Sony is going to be the main sponsor once again. COD Mobile World Championship 2021 has a prize pool of $2 Million USD and the registrations have started from June 3, 2021.
How to participate or sign up for COD Mobile World Championship 2021
The Call of Duty Mobile World Championship will be open to everyone across the world. However, it will be conducted regionally in multiple stages. Players who meet the minimum ranked criteria can participate in the in-game events and qualify for the regional stages. Players can also participate via tournaments, the details of which will be revealed later by Activision. And the whole tournament will be broadcasted on the newly made COD Mobile Esports youtube channel.
Stage 1: Solo Play (June 3rd, 2021 – June 27th, 2021)
The path to the COD Mobile World Championship 2021 global finals begins with the Solo Play. In this stage, you just need to open Call of Duty Mobile, look for the World Championship 2021 button in the ranked multiplayer lobby, accept the official rules, and sign up for the World Championship 2021 to start earning tournament points! The higher your current rank, the more individual points per win you get when playing ranked multiplayer matches.
Score 60 points in your 10 qualifying ranked matches during Stage 1 from June 3rd to June 27th to earn an Epic blueprint each week! Plus, earn an Epic operator designed in collaboration with Hawksnest, iFerg and Bobby Plays when you sign up and play 10 ranked matches during all four weekends.
Earn 60 points during any of the four eligible weekends to advance to Stage 2: Team Play and get closer to qualifying for a chance to win a share of more than $2 million in later stages!
Stage 2: Team Play (July 1st, 2021 – July 11th, 2021)
All eligible players who have earned 60 points during one of the eligible weekends of Stage 1 will qualify for Stage 2, and will be notified via an in-game inbox message. It is up to each eligible player to create or join a team of 5 or 6 players who have qualified for Stage 2. Please note that this will be your team for the entirety of Stage 2, so choose carefully!
Your team will then play up to 30 Ranked matches, and each win will yield points based on your team’s average player rank. As a team, place top 256 in select regions to advance to Stage 3 of the World Championship 2021, getting closer to the share of more than $2 million!
Stage 3 – Regional Qualifiers
If you qualify the Stage 2 of this tournament, then you will be eligible for Stage 3, which is the Regional Qualifiers. More information on this stage is not available as of now. Furthermore, there will be a Stage 4 named Regional Playoffs Broadcasts which will comprise of these regions.
- North America
- South Asia & Middle East
Stage 4 – Regional Playoffs
When Stage 3 of the tournament is done and dusted, all regions have their top eight teams who will be competing in the Regional playoffs to qualify for the LAN event and a shot at the title of world champion. Five major regions are competing in the mega event, namely South Asia & Middle East (SAME), Latin America (LATAM), Japan (JP), North America (NA), and Europe (EU). Here’s when and where to watch the Stage 4 Regional Playoffs.
South Asia & Middle East: 12:30am PT August 21st – August 22nd
Japan: 11pm PT August 29th
Latin America: 8am PT August 28th – August 29th
North America: 10am PT September 4th – September 5th
Europe: 7am PT September 18th – September 19th
Double Elimination Structure
For each Regional Playoff in the COD Mobile World Championship 2021, teams will compete in a double-elimination bracket. Teams who win their match will advance to the next round of the Winners Bracket. Teams who lose one match will be sent to the Elimination Bracket. Teams who lose two matches will be eliminated from the Tournament. The final team of each Regional Playoff will advance to the World Championship Finals.
More than $2,000,000 in prizes up for grabs
Activision has officially declared the rewards till Stage 2 of the championship and here they are,
Stage 1 Rewards
On their first sign-up, players will get 500 in-game Credits and an epic Frame – 2021 Competitor. The higher your rank, the more points you are awarded per win! Added to these signup rewards, you can also earn an epic character – Manta Ray MVP. Players need to register and play 10 ranked multiplayer matches in each of the four weekends of Stage 1 (from June 3rd, 2021 to June 27, 2021) to earn Manta Ray – 2021 MVP. This unique Epic operator was designed in collaboration with Hawksnest, iFerg, and Bobby Plays! We will now have a look at what each of the qualifying weekends will reward the players.
Qualifying Weekend 1 – June 3rd, 2021 – June 5th, 2021
M4LMG – Playmaker: Score 60 points in your 10 qualifying matches to earn the epic M4LMG – Playmaker.
Qualifying Weekend 2 – June 10th, 2021 – June 13th, 2021
QXR – Playmaker: Score 60 points in your 10 qualifying matches to earn the QXR – Playmaker. Win a new Playmaker camo every weekend!
Qualifying Weekend 3 – June 17th, 2021 – June 21st, 2021
M16 – Playmaker: Score 60 points in your 10 qualifying matches to earn the M16 – Playmaker.
Qualifying Weekend 4 – June 24th, 2021 – June 27st, 2021
RUS-79U – Playmaker: Score 60 points in your 10 qualifying matches to earn the RUS-79U – Playmaker. Moreover, Qualifying Weekend 4 is your last chance to earn 60 points and qualify for Stage 2 of the World Championship 2021! Moreover, don’t forget to play 10 matches all 4 weekends to earn Manta Ray – 2021 MVP!
Stage 2 Rewards
After earning 60 points in any qualifying weekend during Stage 1 to advance in the World Championship 2021, it’s time to team up to keep competing and earning rewards!
Merc 5 – 2021 Champ: Play 30 qualifying ranked multiplayer matches with your team to earn Merc 5 – 2021 Champ, an Epic operator designed in collaboration with Hawksnest, iFerg and Bobby Plays.
Locus – Playmaker: Team up with your fellow players and play 5 qualifying ranked multiplayer matches as a team to earn the Locus – Playmaker.
AS VAL – Playmaker: Get 10 wins in your 30 qualifying ranked multiplayer matches with your team to earn the AS VAL – Playmaker
1000 CP: Place among the top 256 teams in your region to earn 1000 CP and advance to Stage 3: Regional Qualifiers of the World Championship 2021!
Stage 4 Rewards
Players can earn viewership rewards by watching the Regional Playoffs in-game. Look out for the Play button icon at the top of the Call of Duty Mobile home screen lobby during each live broadcast. You just have to tap to enter, watch, and earn reward drops!
Sony’s newest phone is going to be the official mobile device
Xperia 1 III, Sony’s latest flagship smartphone is the official mobile device for the upcoming COD Mobile World Championship 2021 as the device is expected to provide a 120 FPS gaming experience.
This is all the information that can be made available. Keep checking back here as the tournament progresses for more detailed information about rules, cash prizes, and where/how to watch. And yes! Keep practicing hard and try out the best method of play suitable for you. Be it the Claw method, two-finger or thumbs only, etc. Keep in mind that being a multiplayer-based tournament, there will be plenty of fast-paced action. So gear up!
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