PUBG Mobile has been occupying the top spot of being the most popular game on mobile for a long period of time, however, no king rules forever. Based on a report by, one of the largest “databases of opinions” in the world, Call of Duty Mobile has finally surpassed it.

Call Of Duty: Mobile, while being a rather new game, was backed by one of the most well-known shooter franchise in the world, which already has a large fanbase who are willing to buy almost everything. In the first month of its release, Call of Duty: Mobile has broken the 100 million downloads threshold, quadruple that of both PUBG Mobile and Fortnite Mobile. In India, PUBG Mobile currently still has a larger fanbase due to the fact that the game has been here for longer. However, that might change soon.

The top games on mobile at the moment

In the new listing for globally popular mobile games, Call of Duty has taken the top position, with PUBG Mobile followed closely behind. Minecraft, Clash of Clans and Clash Royale took the third, fourth and fifth positions respectively.

Overall, Call of Duty Mobile is just better crafted, as the game looks better, runs faster, has more maps for players to try, has more gameplay elements that reward progression… The game also works better at lower graphics settings for weaker phones.

PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty Mobile, similar yet different

The reason behind the vast difference in quality between the two apps is that the developers behind Call of Duty Mobile are very experienced in making shooters. With the first Call of Duty game came out in 2003, Activision has been spending the last 15 years perfecting the formula. Below is a video for Call of Duty Mobile's graphics at Ultra quality.

Another thing that can be attributed as part of Call of Duty: Mobile’s success in India is the current hype about the Battle Royale shooter genre, which was created by PUBG Mobile. Currently, India is the second-largest market for Call of Duty Mobile in the world, after the United States.

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