Call of Duty: Mobile Season 7 and Modern Warfare Season 4 have been postponed due to protests taking place across the United States. Activision, the publisher of the popular mobile and PC titles has said in a statement that it feels “now is not the time” to release the update for the new seasons.
The new season of Call of Duty: Mobile was set to go live later this week but as it stands now, the company won’t be seeding the Season 7 update as previously planned. In a public statement, Activision says “Right now it’s time for those speaking up for equality, justice and change to be seen and heard.”
This comes after citizens of the United States are out on the streets protesting against the killing of George Floyd and the ensuing police brutality. Releasing an update to a first-person shooting title could have been deemed insensitive which is likely the reason as to why Activision decided to postpone the updates.
There’s currently no word on when COD: Mobile will receive an update to Season 7.
Call of Duty: Mobile Season 7: What’s new?
Call of Duty: Mobile Season 7 is themed Radioactive Agent with new outfits and weapon skins that reflect the new season. The new update also brings in Battle Royale map expansion with new areas along the north and north-eastern borders of the Isolated map.
Some of these new areas are snow-covered with more urban locations positioned towards the west. New locations include SkiTown, Harbor, Sanatarium and Heat, to name a few. The devs have also released a short teaser video for the new locations and Sanatarium seems to be a very interesting location, opening up possibilities for indoor close-quarters combat.
The new update could also bring in a new vehicle in the form of a tank, something that’s been missing from the game from the start. There are tanks placed across some maps but these are unplayable vehicles. So, as the developers roll out the new update, expect teams to carry additional anti-vehicle weapons just in case they run into a tank.
The developers have also hinted at making the Nova-6 lethal gas grenade used in Battle Royale available in Multiplayer mode.