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Top Android gaming news: Gen 5 in Pokemon Go, CoD Mobile, and more!
Welcome to our weekly roundup of the top Android games news, updates, and more on the Google Play Store! Below you’ll find everything worth knowing about all the major developments in the Android gaming world over the past seven days.
Let us know what Android games you’ve been playing this week and which games you’re most looking forward to in the comments!
Top Android gaming news
Call of Duty: Mobile coming to Android on October 1
Call of Duty: Mobile has been in beta for a few months now, but now it finally has a release date. The game will feature classic CoD maps like Nuketown, Crash, and Hijacked, plus a Battle Royale mode with 100 players. The game will officially release on October 1, but you can pre-register now on the Google Play Store.
New Five Nights at Freddy’s AR game coming this Fall
A new Five Nights at Freddy’s game was announced recently, this time with a new augmented reality component to make things even spookier. You can pre-register at the official website, which also gives access to a unique Five Nights at Freddy’s Snapchat filter, if that’s your thing.
Google Stadia Founder’s Edition sells out in Europe, limited units left in North America
Google Stadia, Google’s upcoming cloud gaming service, has sold out of Founder’s Edition sets in Europe, with very limited supplies remaining in other regions. You can still get in on the action in November with the new Premier Edition, which trades in the limited edition controller for a standard white one, and drops the buddy pass and first dibs on a username prior to launch.
Android game updates and events
Pokemon Go adds gen 5 ‘Unova’ Pokemon
Starting earlier this week, Pokemon from the Unova region have begun appearing in Pokemon Go. You can snag the Gen 5 (Pokemon Black and Pokemon White) Pokemon from eggs or in the wild, with certain ‘mons limited to one region of the world. Some will require the newly added Unova Stones to evolve, which can only be acquired via Research Breakthroughs.
Brawl Stars gets a new Brawler and two new game modes
Supercell’s hit game Brawl Stars had its roster expanded this week, with a new legendary Brawler named Sandy added to the mix. The update also added two new game modes, both of which break from team-based gameplay to provide new free-for-all options. Learn more at our Brawl Stars update hub!
PUBG Mobile Club Open Fall Finals to take place in Malaysia on November 29
The PUBG Mobile Club Open (PMCO) is Tencent’s big push to make the game into a mobile esport, and if previous events are any indication, the Fall Split Finals should be quite the spectacle. They will take place on November 29 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Top teams from around the world will gather to try to take home the lion’s share of the $2.5 million prize pool.
That’s all for our top Android games weekly round-up! Did we miss any big Android gaming news? Let us know in the comments below! Also be sure to stay tuned to Android Authority for this Sunday’s edition of Android Apps Weekly for more app and game news!