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Activision teams with Tencent to bring Call of Duty to mobile gaming in China

Activision Blizzard has partnered with Tencent Holdings to bring the video game franchise Call of Duty to mobile gaming across China.

The new free-to-play title delivers first person action in a Call of Duty mobile game, featuring the game’s characters, weapons, maps and modes to the platform.

Tencent’s leading mobile studio is spearheading development, drawing upon its mobile network and history of success in making mobile first person action titles.

“We are working closely with one of Tencent’s top mobile studios, Timi, to develop a fun and original Call of Duty experience that delivers superb gameplay and mechanics to mobile players,” said Rob Kostich, EVP and GM, Call of Duty.

“Call of Duty has been the leading first person action experience around the globe for years and seeing that come to life on the mobile platform has been really exciting. We can’t wait for fans to play.”

Steven Ma, SVP, Tencent Holdings, added: “Tencent is thrilled to bring the number one top-selling console video game franchise globally eight of the last nine years to millions of mobile game players in China.

“We are bringing together a cast array of characters, content and modes from across this great franchise into a new Call of Duty mobile game, tailored to meet the interests and play styles of mobile players in China.

“We look forward to revealing the title soon and releasing the gam in a few months.”

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