Activision’s COD Mobile was released on October 1, 2019, and since then, there have been a number of significant competitions for the game all over the world. The free-to-play shooting game attracted 270 million downloads in its first year, demonstrating its tremendous appeal. The game’s esports competitions, though, did not succeed in attracting as many spectators as those of its competitors, PUBG Mobile and Free Fire.
Here are the top five COD Mobile esports competitions in terms of peak viewing, as determined by Esports Charts statistics.
Top 5 Competitions with Highest Peak Viewership
5. North American Finals of the 2020 World Championship
Eight teams competed in the two-day World Championship 2020 North America Finals, which had a $50K prize fund overall. Tribe Gaming won the competition and qualified for Stage 5 in 2020. The most watched match in the competition was XSET vs. Nova Esports, which peaked at 24,818 viewers.
4. The 2020 Garena Finals
Six teams competed in the Garena Finals of the COD Mobile World Championship 2020 from September 28 to October 4, 2020. 38K people were watching the event at its height. The winning team, NRX Jeremiah 29:11, moved on to Stage 5 of the World Championship 2020. FunPlus Phoenix and Resurgence were eliminated earlier in the Playoffs, while Daivo.FreeSlot took second place.
3. Stage 5 of the COD Mobile World Championship 2022
With 40K concurrent viewers, the most recent COD Mobile World Championship 2022 Stage 5 comes third on the list. From December 15 to December 18, 16 teams from across the world competed in the event. Tribe Gaming prevailed, taking home $700K in prize money.
2. The 2021 Garena Finals
The 2021 Garena Finals, which took place from October 7 to October 17, and included 12 teams from South East Asian nations, is the second most well-known COD Mobile Esports competition. It attracted almost 56,000 viewers at its peak. The competition featured three spots available for the 2021 World Championship East but no prize money.
1. The 2021 COD Mobile Championship
One of the most well-liked COD Mobile tournaments ever was The Philippines Championship 2021, an official event with a $19K prize pool. It featured 16 teams from across the nation and was hosted by Garena from August 23 to September 5. The event attracted an average of 17,000 viewers and had a peak concurrent audience of 87,486.
In conclusion, the COD Mobile esports scene has grown significantly since the game’s release in 2019. Knowingly the Philippines Championship 2021 is the most popular to date. Overall, the COD Mobile esports scene shows potential for continued growth in the future.