CoD Mobile Season 8 early patch notes: Release date, new map & weapon, Phantom Conquest event, more

Max Candelarezi
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CoD Mobile Season 8 Error 404 has officially been announced, bringing a brand-new original multiplayer map, a new weapon, the Phantom Conquest event, and more to spice up the game. Here’s all of the new content for Call of Duty: Mobile Season 8.

The arrival of Call of Duty: Mobile Season 8 is near and players can expect the new season to bring an abundance of fresh content and enhancements to the game. Whether you’re seeking new weapons, engaging events, or enticing rewards, Season 8 is packed with offerings for every player.

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We’ll cover everything from the launch date and the new original map to a new weapon, multiplayer updates, Phantom Conquest event, and beyond, ensuring you’re well-prepared before you delve into the game.

Let’s dive into all the details of the CoD Mobile Season 8 update with the early patch notes.

CoD Mobile Season 8 release date

The CoD Mobile Season 8 update titled ‘Error 404’ will be released on September 6 at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET and September 7 at 1 AM BST.

CoD Mobile Season 8 new weapon & lethal grenade

Argus Shotgun in CoD MobileActivision
The Argus was originally seen in Treyarch’s Black Ops 3 in 2015.

Argus Shotgun

In Season 8 of CoD Mobile, players can unlock the Argus Shotgun for free by reaching Battle Pass Tier 21. This lever-action Shotgun features a small hip-fire spread and is deadly accurate when players ADS, with high damage and accuracy.

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Cluster Grenade

The new lethal grenade, the Cluster Grenade, is also accessible in CoD Mobile’s Season 8 Battle Pass. Players can unlock it for free upon reaching Tier 8.

This grenade detonates into smaller individual explosives over a wider area, perfect for players who are looking to clean areas inside structures.

CoD Mobile Season 8 new Kurohana Metropolis map

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Kurohana Metropolis is an original CoD Mobile multiplayer map.

Call of Duty: Mobile Season 8 adds a new original map to its multiplayer roster called Kurohana Metropolis, a frenetic sci-fi-themed downtown area with lots of tight corners and interior spaces.

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This map features a grand quantity of buildings with futuristic designs and neon signs. According to the blog, “close-quarters combat reigns here,” so if you enjoy constant action and close-distance fighting, this map will be a great option for you to play.

CoD Mobile Season 8 multiplayer updates

With CoD Mobile Season 8, the popular multiplayer mode gets a ton of substantial updates including a new featured mode, new playlists, and more.


After previously only being accessible in private matches, CoD Mobile Season 8 will now introduce Headquarters as a featured game mode.

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When the Headquarters activates on the map, teams engage in battles to secure its capture. The defending team is unable to respawn while in control of the HQ. Once the opposing team eliminates all defenders, they can neutralize the HQ and relocate it to a new area.

Super Slide playlist

Super Slide is a new playlist that features several game modes and will allow players to perform longer movement slides.

Coastal map optimization

The CoD Mobile devs have announced that the multiplayer map Coastal will receive match flow optimization narrowing the middle road and basement. According to devs, this will “encourage a faster playstyle better suited to core Multiplayer.”

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CoD Mobile Season 8 new seasonal challenges & events

Phantom Conquest event

CoD Mobile Season 8 brings the Phantom Conquest event for players to complete and earn rewards. Players will have to collect and use Phantom tokens, earned by completing multiplayer and battle royale matches.

Seasonal challenges & events

CoD Mobile Season 8 will introduce new seasonal challenges and events allowing players to get rewards like Operator skins, the Sai Melee weapon, and more.

The Sai Melee was first introduced in 2020’s Black Ops Cold War. This weapon is an innately dual-wield weapon featuring a faster attack speed at the cost of reduced damage.

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All in all, that’s everything we know about Call of Duty Mobile Season 8. We’ll provide the full patch notes once they’re revealed.

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Max is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel, primarily covering Call of Duty, as well as general gaming news and guides for other games. He enjoys playing all type of genres and styles of games. You can contact Max by email at [email protected].