How to play Call of Duty: Mobile on PC

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While Call of Duty: Mobile is usually played on iOS or Android phones, you can actually play the game on your PC, too. Here’s how to download and play the game on your computer.

Call of Duty: Mobile, which just hit its seventh season of 2021, is one of the most popular mobile games in the world. CoD: Mobile acts as a hub for the previous titles, including tons of fan-favorite weapons, maps, and Operators.

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While all of this CoD content is available at the fingertips of iOS and Android users, some would rather play the game on their computer. Fortunately, playing Call of Duty: Mobile on PC is an option, and we’ll explain how to do it.

How to download CoD: Mobile on PC

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To play Call of Duty: Mobile on your PC, you’ll need to download an emulator. Emulators allow you to download and play a variety of mobile games on your PC, but some are better than others.

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For playing CoD: Mobile, we only recommend using Gameloop. Originally developed by Tencent, it’s the official Android emulator for CoD: Mobile, so there’s no better choice.

Here’s how to download CoD: Mobile on PC:

  1. Head to and install the emulator
  2. Once Gameloop is installed, search for Call of Duty: Mobile
  3. Click on CoD: Mobile and press ‘Install’
  4. Once installed, the game will automatically launch
  5. You can also find it again by using the Gameloop launcher and selecting ‘Library’
Key mapping in CoD Mobile for PC

The control scheme will default to the standard mouse and keyboard controls, but feel free to tinker with the controls until it feels right for you.

You can also use a controller:

  1. Click the Key Mapping box on the top right
  2. Select ‘Gamepad’
  3. Click on areas of the screen, and then press your desired controller key to map it

Does CoD: Mobile for PC have crossplay?

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Some feel that playing Call of Duty: Mobile on a large monitor with a mouse and keyboard to aim gives an unfair advantage. The developers are aware of this and place emulator users in their own separate matchmaking.

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So, if you’re using an emulator, you’ll only play against others using emulators. And if you want to party up with a mobile player, you’ll be in mixed lobbies with both emulator and mobile players.

For more CoD: Mobile, check out Season 7’s collab with award-winning music artist Ozuna.

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