Call of Duty Mobile Season 8 Full Patch Notes

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Call of Duty Mobile Season 8 Full Patch Notes

John Dave Rossel
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The full patch notes for the upcoming COD Mobile Season 8 have been revealed.
The COD Mobile Season 8 patch update will be released on 22nd Sept 2021.
This patch update will include exciting new content which includes events that are themed around the second-anniversary celebration.

The Call of Duty (COD): Mobile Season 8 patch update will be released on 22nd Sept 2021. This patch update will include exciting new content which includes the second-anniversary celebration event. The highly anticipated Blackout Map from the COD Black Ops 4 franchise will also be added in the upcoming COD Mobile Season 8 patch update as a new battle royale (BR) map. New base weapons will also be released and can be acquired for free by simply completing specific tasks. Ranked modes will also be more challenging as a new tier called Grandmaster will be added in between the Master and Legendary tiers.

A lot of new content is coming for COD Mobile Season 8

Fans can expect a ton of exciting new content as the upcoming season will be themed around the second anniversary of COD Mobile. The 8th season of COD Mobile will also feature a new battle royale map, the Blackout BR map, which might potentially be the biggest map in the game yet.

Here is a complete rundown of what players can expect in the upcoming update for the game;

COD Mobile Season 8: Multiplayer Updates

Map

  • A visual overhaul and improvements to graphics and performance will be implemented on the Crash map.

New Scorestreak

  • Lightning Strike: Drops airstrikes to three target locations on the map.

New Perk

  • Iron lungs: Extends the time a player can steady a sniper rifle’s scope when aiming down sights.

COD Mobile Season 8: Battle Royale Update

New Map – Blackout

  • The large Blackout map from COD Black Ops 4 is making its way to COD Mobile. The new map will feature a ton of new locations to explore along with loot to grab a hold of. It opens up more possibilities for various tactics.

Blackout BR Map Construction Site Area

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COD Mobile Season 8: New Base Weapons

M13: Assault Rifle

  • Very high fire rate and strong headshot multiplier.

R9-0: Shotgun

  • High capacity and can fire two barrels before being pumped.

Two new weapons are coming in Season 8

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COD Mobile Season 8: Class Updates

Poltergeist

  • On-screen visuals when a Poltergeist is nearby have been toned down.

  • Active Camo warning distance increased from 35 to 40 meters after upgrading the perk.

  • Active Camo activation time has been reduced from two to one second.

Trickster

  • Holographic effects from Trickster and Trickster decoys (from the enemy point of view) have been removed.

Trap Master

  • Minor electrical effect to active Electrical Trip Wires has been added.

Spotter

  • The distance of winged enemies shown by the Fly Swatter has been significantly increased.

  • Cluster Strike area radius has been increased from 14 to 18 meters.

Medic

  • Medic is now able to boost armor up to 200 for players with 150 armor or higher.

  • Master Healer: The healing bonus and reduced time required to bring back knocked down allies has been increased from 15/35 to 25/40 percent.

COD Mobile Season 8: Gameplay Updates

  • Enemies now receive a direction warning when a player is close to them while in a wingsuit state.

  • Wingsuit minimum descent speed adjusted.

  • Smoke Grenade smokescreen duration increased from 12 to 16.5 seconds.

Health System

  • The health system gets a re-work and now features armor to provide additional HP.

  • HP regenerates over time.

  • Equipped armor provides additional HP. The armor does not regenerate.

With this, the following armor items have been added:

  • Armor Repair: Increases armor by 50.

  • Advanced Armor Repair: Increases armor by 150.

  • Kinetic Armor Overcharger: Increases armor by 150, then provides an additional 50 armor.

Weapon Changes

  • Color-coded quality removed from weapons.

  • Weapons now have three mod slots.

  • Existing weapon mods have been updated and new mods have been added.

  • The weapon drop rate has been increased.

Airdrop Adjustments

  • Arsenal airdrops added in addition to ordinary airdrops.

  • Two Arsenal airdrops are guaranteed to provide customized weapons.

  • Improved the output of ordinary airdrops.

Backpack Changes

  • Base backpack capacity changed to four slots and can be upgraded up to six or eight slots.

  • The stack limit of the three new armor repair items is 6/2/1.

  • Max ammo carrying capacity has been reduced. This doesn’t affect Backpack slots.

Vehicle Adjustments

  • The overall terrain of Blackout is relatively smooth. To improve the overall balance of vehicles on this map, the maximum speed of motorcycles, off-road vehicles and coupes has been reduced.

  • The durability of some vehicles has also been reduced.

Vehicle Mobility Updates

Helicopter

  • Mini-map displays the locations of the helicopters in real-time, allowing players to more quickly determine helicopter positions.

Wingsuit

  • The horizontal speed and buoyancy of the Wingsuit have been reduced. This has been done to achieve a more realistic feeling while gliding.

Slide Changes

  • The camera while sliding has been optimized.

  • The slide distance will now change according to the slope and moving speed.

Other Improvements

  • The new quick-swap menu can now be accessed by long-pressing the consumable/throwable buttons on the HUD.

  • Improved experience of picking up and discarding items.

  • The HUD has been optimized when driving vehicles.

  • Removed button to switch between auto and single firing mode.

  • To improve the drop-in experience, parachutes will no longer need to be opened manually.

COD Mobile Season 8: Ranked System Updates

Multiplayer and Battle Royale

  • The Grandmaster tier has been added to the tier list. Grandmaster is above Master and below Legendary.

  • The rate of rank points gained before reaching Grandmaster has been increased.

  • Legendary rank will include the top 5000.

  • The visuals for players ranked in the top 5000 have been improved.

  • More limited-time modes will also be available.

COD Mobile Season 8: Multiplayer Weapon Adjustments

Assault Rifles

  • The range and damage to arms have been decreased.

AS VAL (with 15 Round FMJ)

  • The range has been adjusted from 15/50/75 to 25/38/75 meters.

  • The damage has been adjusted from 46/45/39/34 to 48/44/35/30.

  • The fire rate has been decreased from 300 to 200 percent.

  • The vertical recoil has been slightly increased.

  • The hit flinch has been slightly increased.

  • The firing animation has been slightly increased.

Sniper and Marksman Rifles

  • The one-shot-kill range has been adjusted.

  • The hit flinch has been decreased.

  • Activision has said that these two classes of weapons have been given longer range to compensate for ADS sway when compared to assault rifles.

SKS

  • The damage to arms has been increased from 48 to 54.

  • Vertical recoil decreased slightly.

  • Bullet spread decreased slightly.

  • Hit flinch has been decreased.

  • The range of motion during animation has been decreased.

M21 EBR

  • Range increased from 62 to 65 meters.

  • Damage increased from 60/55 to 91/71.

  • The vertical recoil has been decreased.

  • The hit flinch has been decreased.

  • It now has the ability to two-shot kill through walls.

XPR-50

  • Damage range adjusted from 62 to 50 meters.

  • Vertical recoil decreased.

  • Hit flinch decreased.

  • It will now be able to kill in two shots hitting any part of the body. It will be able to kill with one shot to the head or chest with OWC Stopping Power Reload equipped.

COD Mobile Season 8: Battle Royale Weapon Adjustments

Rytec AMR

  • The headshot multiplier increased from 2 to 3.75.

  • Headshot multiplier increased from 5.25 to 6.5 (25 × 59 mm Thermite Mag).

  • Base mag capacity increased from 15 to 25.

  • Mag capacity increased from 10 to 20 (Explosive/Thermite Mag).

  • ADS Time decreased from 25 to 15 percent (Explosive/Thermite Mag).

  • Slightly increased movement speed.

  • Slightly decreased weapon swap time from one to 0.8 seconds.

DLQ33

  • Headshot multiplier increased from 1.8 to 2.3.

Locus

  • Headshot multiplier increased from 1.5 to 2.2.

MK2

  • Headshot multiplier increased from 2 to 2.6

SP – R 208

  • Headshot multiplier decreased from 5 to 4.3 (.338 5 Round Reload).

HG40

  • Increased damage to arms from 26 to 28.

  • Increased damage to legs from 23 to 24.

  • Damage to arms and legs has been increased to improve overall consistency.

PDW57

  • Increased damage to the head from 29 to 32.

  • Increased damage to the chest from 27 to 29.

  • The damage to the head and chest has been increased to bring the PDW57 up to speed with the current meta.

Other Adjustments

  • Increased movement speed when using Thermite or Molotov Cocktail (Lethal).

  • Decreased the sprinting speed bonus of Lightweight (Perk).

  • Increased Cluster Strike kill score from 15 to 25.

  • Increased EMP Systems kill score from 15 to 25.

  • Increased Napalm kill score from 10 to 40.

  • Increased Hawk X3 kill score from 20 to 25.

Other Optimizations

  • Premium weapon Camos will no longer upgrade over time.

  • Weapons with model changes can now be equipped with Gold, Platinum, Damascus, and Diamond Camos.

  • Cluster Strike has been re-worked. Missiles will now drop one by one instead of three at a time. The total number and duration of missiles remain unchanged.

  • Two new settings have been added:

  • Shotgun hit reminder. When it’s switched on, it shows which parts of the body were hit.

  • Damage display setting. When it’s switched on, it displays the damage values in Multiplayer and Battle Royale.

Slide Distance

  • The slide distance of a weapon is now tied to the movement speed of the weapon. The faster the movement speed, the longer the slide distance. For example, the slide distance when using the AMR (slowest) has been reduced from 4.37 to 4.17 meters, while the slide distance when using the Knife (fastest) has increased from 4.37 to 5.9 meters. All other weapons fall within this range.

  • Some adjustments to improve sliding for slow-moving firearms have been implemented. Compared with the previous version, the average distance of the second slide will be farther now.

  • Players can now interrupt climbing by pulling the joystick down while climbing.

Ranked Match

  • Improved skill-based matchmaking when teamed up with four to five players.

  • The rank icons have been updated and the visuals when promoted to new rank have been improved.

  • The starting penalty for leaving Ranked matches has been increased to 80 points and doubled the compensation received by other players.

Bug Fixes

  • An issue where players could not enter Ranked Match due to system errors and are treated as if they left a match has been fixed.

  • An issue where the Hawk X3 would slow down when aiming downwards has been fixed.

It seems that COD Mobile is receiving a ton of new content and gameplay changes in the upcoming season. The addition of the Blackout map for the battle royale mode looks to be promising. Activision will reveal more exciting new details further into COD Mobile Season 8.

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John is a mobile esports writer for AFK Gaming that specializes in Wild Rift and Mobile Legends, whilst also maintaining an overview of the Free Fire, COD Mobile and PUBG Mobile esports scenes.