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CoD Mobile Hunt for Makarov event: Rewards, Explore Points, more

Published: 18/Sep/2020 16:15

by Daniel Cleary

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Call of Duty: Mobile has released a new in-game event for Season 10, “The Hunt for Makarov,” where players can earn Exploration Points to unlock new in-game rewards.

Call of Duty Mobile Season 10 is finally underway and Activision has revealed that players will be able to participate in the new in-game event for more exclusive rewards.

Season 10’s event has been revealed as “The Hunt for Makarov” and requires players to track down Vladimir Makarov, a villain who first appeared in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, by playing throughout the season.

Makarov in Modern Warfare 2's No Russian mission
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Makarov first appeared in Modern Warfare 2’s “No Russian” mission.

How to get exploration points in CoD Mobile

To find Makarov, players will need to explore each of the areas in CoD Mobile’s featured event tab, which can only be unlocked by gathering Exploration Points.

Exploration points can be earned simply through playing any multiplayer or battle royale matches on the title.

The Hunt event is scheduled to end on October 1, so make sure to earn as many points as you can, to grab all the rewards before they’re gone.

The Hunt of Makarov event rewards

In the event tab, there are twelve different stages that players will have to unlock using their Exploration Points. For every stage players reach in the Hunt for Makarov event, you will also unlock a custom in-game reward.

There are plenty of rewards added in the Season 10 event including various weapons and equipment skins, calling cards, and more.

After completing all of the stages in the event tab, you can also collect Makarov’s Photo in the Battle Royale mode and trade it for the First Horseman Frame.

You can find the full list of Season 10’s event rewards below.

  • Smoke Grenade Forest Felt skin
  • SMRS Forest Felt skin
  • S36 Iridescent skin
  • Backpack one Iridescent skin
  • Striker Forest Felt Skin
  • Frag Grenade Forest Felt skin
  • Knife Iridescent skin
  • Ninja Forest Felt skin
  • Beastly Pursuit calling card
  • Man-O-War Iridescent skin
  • BK57 Forest Felt skin
  • M4 Feral Stalker skin
  • Makarov’s First Horseman Frame

The event is live right now, so be sure to jump in and try to track the villain down – and be sure to let us know what rewards you end up with by tweeting us @CoDMobileClips.

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Call of Duty 2021 leaks hint at new Modern Warfare follow up

Published: 30/Oct/2020 6:04

by Brad Norton

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Before Black Ops Cold War arrives, we may already have our first hint of next year’s Call of Duty setting as a prominent leaker has teased a new Modern Warfare sequel.

While the Call of Duty franchise has 17 mainline entries covering a wide array of timelines, two names stand out as the most iconic. Both the Black Ops series and the Modern Warfare series have seen the most iterations over the years. 

Treyarch has already released four titles in the Black Ops series with Cold War just weeks away. Meanwhile, Infinity Ward has four entries in the Modern Warfare series, the original trilogy along with 2019’s reboot. Now, it seems as though a fifth could also be on the way with Infinity Ward at the helm.

Sledgehammer Games and Raven Software will reportedly be taking a back seat. Instead of the typical three-year development cycle, Infinity Ward has just two-years to work with. We’re still 12 months off from 2021’s mystery release, but we may already have our first details on next year’s title. 

Modern Warfare 2019
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Could Price’s story continue in 2021’s Call of Duty?

“It’s looking like CoD for 2021 is another Modern Warfare title of some kind,” prominent leaker Tom Henderson revealed. Not a whole lot is known beyond that key detail, though the setting for the next release appears to be locked in. 

“Understandably not a lot of information as of yet, but it’s a modern-day setting,” he confirmed. Given Modern Warfare’s hard reboot with 2019’s release, could a new sequel be the next step? This would essentially bypass the original Modern Warfare 2 from 2009 if Activision opts for another identical title.

To avoid even more confusion, there’s a good chance the name is a little different, similar to how Black Ops added Cold War to the title for 2020’s drop, despite it being a direct follow up to Black Ops 1. So expect to see Modern Warfare: ‘something something’ as the likely 2021 title.

This could see a direct continuation from where 2019’s game left off. John Price is looking to assemble a team of classic characters to put a stop to Russian terrorist Victor Zakhaev. If Warzone’s ongoing storyline doesn’t beat the single-player campaign to the punch, this could be our objective in 2021’s release.

While this aspect is purely speculation, the leaker also considered the original Modern Warfare 2 being bundled in. No different from how Infinity Warfare launched with Modern Warfare remastered in 2016.

We’re still months away from any official information on the 2021 title, so take this with a grain of salt for now. Black Ops Cold War is the focus for Activision. Anything regarding next year’s game will be kept under wraps for quite some time yet.