Weekly Esports Wrap Up | Mar 1
by Community Gaming in Community · 2024-03-01

Mobile gamers are eating well this spring, and Capcom Cup has crowned the first Street Fighter 6 world champion. Read the latest esports and gaming news in our weekly roundup for March 1st, 2024!

Gods Unchained Launches Early Access for Mobile

After four years of development, Immutable Games has finally launched Gods Unchained in early access on both Google Play and Apple's App Store. The mobile version of the tactical card game has been highly anticipated by the community, and reflects the company’s goal to reach a wider global audience. Despite current challenges with platform policies for Web3 games, including concerns over in-app purchases and fraud prevention, Immutable Games is committed to providing players with true ownership of in-game items while ensuring a seamless transition between desktop and mobile gaming.

The company plans to continue mobile development and integrate additional features, leveraging feedback from the community to enhance the gaming experience further. For more, read the official Immutable Games press release here.

Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile Drops Next Month

In more exciting mobile gaming news, Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile is officially set to launch worldwide on March 21, 2024, offering a free-to-play mobile shooter that comes closer to the console experience than previous iterations. The game features full cross-progression with Call of Duty: Warzone and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, allowing players to access unlocked content on the go. Matches in Warzone Mobile contribute to player and weapon levels, as well as battle pass progression. The game will include fan-favorite maps like Verdansk and Rebirth Island, along with various multiplayer modes such as Deathmatch and Domination.

Players who pre-register can receive exclusive rewards including operator skins, weapon blueprints, vinyls, and emblems. Pre-registration is available on the official Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile site.

Uma Wins First Street Fight 6 World Championship

Taiwanese player Wang “UMA” Yuan-hao emerged victorious in the Capcom Cup X finals, becoming the first world champion of Street Fighter 6 and earning an impressive $1 million prize. For a competitor with little notoriety and a mostly online tournament match history, UMA showcased dominance throughout the event, notably defeating top players like gachikun and Chris Wong. Commentators hailed him as the "first FGC millionaire," and fans took to his masterful Juri playstyle. To keep the hype going, Capcom announced a $1 million grand prize for Capcom Cup IX, although the prize distribution will likely differ from this year's event.

For full Capcom Cup X results, read the report on EventHubs.