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Luminosity’s CoD Team is Looking to Hire a Coach for Upcoming $1.5 Million CWL Champs

Published: 26/Jul/2018 2:42 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:08

by Albert Petrosyan

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Luminosity Gaming’s Call of Duty team is looking to hire a coach for the 2018 CoD World League Championships.

The CWL Birmingham champions are seeking all the help they can get before the upcoming $1.5 million tournament to be held in August.

Player Josiah ‘Slacked’ Berry announced the job opening to the public in a tweet on July 25.

LG needs a coach for champs! If anyone who has some experience is willing to watch us play/help out in anyway let me know!! Paid position of course.

Although hiring a new coach this late into the season may seem unorthodox, Luminosity’s performances of late have made it clear that they are not firing properly on all cylinders.

Despite coming into Stage 2 of the CWL Pro League as heavy favorite to make the Playoffs, they placed 5th with a mediocre 6-8 record, missing out on a postseason spot by a whole three games.

Against the four Playoff teams – OpTic Gaming, eUnited, UNILAD, and Rise Nation – LG went 2-6 with a combined map record of 13-22.

The players will be the first to admit that an improvement against higher level teams is essential if they are to find success at Champs.

SCUFThe acquisition of FormaL in place of Octane has not yet paid off for LG, who have struggled since making the roster change.

It is not yet clear who the front running candidates for the open coaching position are, but fans can expect LG to make a high profile move.

Some of Pro League teams that currently have coaches on their roster include OpTic (TeeP), eUnited (Saintt), and Splyce (MarkyB).

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CoD Mobile Season 1 New Order early patch notes: Weapons, new map, release date, more

Published: 22/Jan/2021 13:50 Updated: 22/Jan/2021 16:16

by Connor Bennett

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Call of Duty Mobile is gearing up for the start of Season 1: New Order, which will launch in the last week of January. So, here’s what we know so far in terms of patch notes. 

Even though CoD Mobile has plenty of content in it already, the devs have been rolling out regular updates since launch to keep things fresh. 

These updates are, largely, big new season patches that bring a new theme to the game as well as new characters, new maps, and of course, new equipment like weapons and perks. 

With the first update of 2021, the devs are resetting the counter, so it won’t be Season 14 or Season 15 moving forward. Instead, we’re getting Season 1: New Order, and there are a few flashbacks coming. So, here’s what you need to know. 

COD Mobile characters in the battle royale mode
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CoD Mobile takes some of the best parts of previous games and puts them under one umbrella.

CoD Mobile New Order season 14 release date & time

In terms of when the update will be going live, the devs haven’t yet confirmed a date or time, at the time of writing. They’re still dropping clues.

In their January 21 community update, though, they said that the new season will be starting in the last week of the month, with Tuesday, January 26 being used as a date for things potentially kicking off.

Now, that’s not confirmed as we’ve already mentioned, but that day would make sense. It’s also the conclusion of the previous season’s farewell event, so things could easily roll out. We’ll just have to wait and see.

New weapons – FAMAS & SKS

As for new weapons, again, they’re still being cryptic, but it doesn’t take a mastermind to figure out what is being teased.

Two weapons are coming – one resembling, and sounding a lot like the FAMAS from previous CoD titles. There is also another that looks like the SKS that has featured in Modern Warfare and Black Ops releases.

As familiar as they are to longtime CoD fans, these weapons may have their names changed in CoD Mobile. The devs like to have their spin on things, after all.

New map for CoD Mobile 2021 Season 1 – Reclaim

In terms of a new map, again, that’s been teased by the devs. However, if you’re new to CoD Mobile, you might not instantly know what is being teased.

The teaser does bear a resemblance to Picadilly from Modern Warfare, and some fans suggested that it might be something new altogether. However, the answer is a little simpler than that.

The new map for Season 1: New Order will actually be Reclaim, the map from the Season 13 test server. How do we know? Well, there’s a big Christmas tree in the middle of the teaser that lines up what we’ve seen from Reclaim. 

Who is the new character in CoD Mobile Season 1 New Order?

For those fans who like to get a new character at the start of the new season, that tradition should continue here, even with the change to Season 1.

Who will be, though? Well, the devs have teased it being Raul Menendez – who should be a familiar face to Black Ops fans. Though, it hasn’t been confirmed just yet. So, we’ll have to wait and see. 

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The CoD Mobile devs have teased Menendez for the new season.

As for bug fixes, weapon nerfs, and buffs, they haven’t been revealed by the devs just yet and should filter out just prior to the start of the new season.

Once they’re here, and we’ve got more confirmed information about Season 1: New Order, we’ll update this post so you won’t miss anything.