Season 8 has undoubtedly been the most jam-packed season of content to date and it looks like this is going to be a trend moving forward. The battle Pass alone was enough to satisfy my appetite for new and shiny things but there are brand new crates available in the store that I simply could not ignore.
I’m a sucker for new soldier skins and the are so many new ones available that it’s rare for me to find a player on my team that looks the same as me and it’s never been cooler to strike out with your own identity on the battlefield and it’s this level of customization that keeps me coming back for more.
Let’s not joke around though, crates are very expensive and not many of us can afford to get all the crates that Call of Duty: Mobile has to offer. So today, we’re going to take a look at some of the top tier crates and see if they’re worth all those CoD Points.
The New Crates
First Horseman Crate
If you’re as big a fan of the Call of Duty franchise as I am, then you’ll be very familiar with the name Vladimir Makarov. He’s one of the biggest and baddest villains to terrorize our Protagonists and he was the man behind the cataclysmic events that take place in the Modern Warfare saga.
Ghost has even mentioned him in the Season 8 comic strip, hinting at the fact that he may once again be involved in the Mobile story, so it’s no surprise to see him available as a playable character. This soldier’s skin alone is enough to get me to take a chance on this crate.
The emote that it comes with is a must-have and perfectly compliments Makarov’s villainous persona along with the stylish and sophisticated design of the matching wingsuit, parachute, and backpack. The Blue Camo is a great set as well and serves as a decent consolation prize if you’re unlucky on the first draw.
Goblin King Crate
Ruin is, by far, one of the most common soldiers in the game and he seems to get a new skin every season. It can get pretty repetitive, since they mostly just re-skin his character model with a new color palette and subtle design change but, for once, they’ve given him a completely new look to go with the new season.
The post-apocalyptic era has begun in Call of Duty: Mobile and Ruin has evolved to take on enemies in this harsh new environment, just like Tank-Dempsey and everybody’s favorite robot, Reaper. He looks like he should be barreling down Fury Road leading an army of doomsday warriors and I think it’s pretty epic.
The cherry on top has to be the Backyard Boogie emote that is finally available for any players that missed it the last time. All of the camo skins for vehicles and items are pretty forgettable in my opinion and would generally warrant a skip on this crate but the fact that you have a chance to earn to brand new Ruin skins makes it worth the buy.
Extra Scrappy Crate
Hans “Golem” Blaustein is one of the newest faces to join the franchise and not just in Call of Duty: Mobile. He made his big debut in 2019’s Modern Warfare remake as a Warcom operator and it was only a matter of time before he joined the Mobile roster as well except this time, he came with a very unique look.
Keeping with the new theme established in Season 8, Golem has now taken to hunting enemies within a more urban setting instead of the usual wilderness, so his signature gillie suit is more improvised and made up of mostly scrap metal and all sorts of discarded trash.
The thing that I love the most about this crate though is the “Kick-Fu” emote that it comes with. I couldn’t wait to channel my inner Daniel-san and show this emote off in Battle Royale. There is also a second Nomad skin in there as well, but this emote is more than enough for me to take a chance on this crate.
Elite Path Crate
Now, if you were a fan of the new Kreuger – Reaper skin that came in the Battle Pass, then you’re going to want to get your hands on the new Battle Hardened soldier that is available in this crate. It’s as if they took Kreuger and gave him a stack of grenades and ammo to carry with him just to look more bad a**.
The best part is that this a Soldier you can only find in Call of Duty: Mobile. Unlike the others that are characters that have featured many times before in Call of Duty, Battle Hardened is appearing for the first time on the mobile version only. He truly is one of a kind and all the reason you need to pick up this crate.
The “PT training” emote may not be that exciting for me but the ultra-patriotic “Commonwealth” line of camo skins serves as a great consolation prize if you don’t get the soldier.
Mashed Together Crate
The mashed together crate is, by far, one of the most affordable crates you can get and has a ton of value in terms of the camos and item skins that are available alongside the new soldier skins that are in the crate as well. I mean, the “Taped” set may only be common but it looks a lot better than some of the Epic stuff that I’ve seen.
Prophet and Merc 2 are not new characters to Call of Duty: Mobile and these new skin are just a new color palette but I like this re-skin a lot compared to some of the other versions of Prophet especially and its a lot more pleasing to the eye than other’s like the Prophet – Archangel skin.
Still got my fingers crossed they bring back “High Voltage” though. I definitely recommend this one if you’re looking to add some new skins to your collection without digging too deep into your stash of CoD Points.
What About Next Season?
With so much amazing content coming from Call of Duty: Mobile I struggle to imagine what they are going to be bringing out in later seasons. I mean, we’re only halfway through the year and already they’ve blown the community away with what they have to offer.
Have you gotten any of the new crates from this season? What are some of your favorite new additions to Call of Duty: Mobile? Let me know in the comments section below.