Modern Combat 5: Blackout

Gameloft latest entrant in the highly anticipated Modern Combat series, Modern Combat 5: Blackout, is scheduled to hit the Play Store on July 24.

Modern Combat 5: Blackout features a unified character progression system for the single player and multiplayer versions of the game, along with four soldier classes — assault, heavy, recon, and sniper — each with their dedicated skill-set. The game also features new vehicles, better visuals and new combat environments.

Gameloft has confirmed that the game would require continuous online connectivity, even when in single player mode, because of unified character progression. Multiplayer gameplay will be a huge factor in Modern Combat 5: Blackout, as it has been in earlier games in the series. The game has four multiplayer modes — Capture the Flag, Free for All, Team Battle and VIP, with support for up to 12 players at the same time. Controller support will be available, but is unlikely to make its way in time for the launch.

Modern Combat 5: Blackout will be available for $6.99 without any subsequent in-app purchases. How many of you are looking forward to the game?

Source: Twitter (Gameloft)

There are 28 comments

Sabir Malik says:

WOW! nice blog

wmtoandroid says:

I'm going to wait for reviews. If it still has the "missing gold coins" bug, which plagued the last two installments, I won't be playing. There's no incentive to play when you can't upgrade your weapons due to an ongoing bug.

I just bought the game on my note pro 12.1 p-900 octa-core based on mali. I downlouded it in 30seconds couse we have really fast wifi but when i start the game it just kicks you in the balls and says internet conection error even though im connected.

Vianey17 says:

The deal brraker for me is the required wifi for online gaming, i feel my unlimited data on verizon should be sufficient

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ErnstMach says:

It doesn't say WiFi is required, just a continuous internet connection

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dli7319 says:

To be fair, other games usually require WiFi too. While cellular data usually has more than enough bandwidth, the latency is much higher, inherent to wireless

steve short says:

Have been waiting for this since its announcement. But the constant Internet connection will stop me from purchasing. I like to play these sort of games where I generally don't get a wifi or even a solid data connection. I.e long underground tube journey's.
This need for a data connection needs to be fixed.

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eahinrichsen says:

Yeah, that's annoying. I like to play mobile games on long flights, and there's no way I'm paying for in-flight wifi just to be able to play a game like this.

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mwara244 says:

Would be awesome if android TV with a game controller came with this game. Hope it is out when this game arrives

undertrip says:

If i dontload the free APK will i be able to play multiplayer too?

Hunter Petit says:

Well, game makers are starting to check if the app was actually paid for or just downloaded. Most of the the they will tell you that you can't play because its not a "authentic" version.

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Efendulov says:


And stop pirating!

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whoamanwtf says:

Hopefully if you download the free APK you will get a virus on your phone that sends out all of your contact information and waste all your data and ghost charges your google account. Screw you, you are a scumbad!

tramsay09 says:

I can't wait and it will work with the Moga power pro controller

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Krishanu Dey says:

Taking money as price is ok, but making the game online isn't ok

DrASCII says:

I have no problem paying the fee; however, making it require 'always-on' connectivity is a problem

Suntan says:

And here the Moga I just ordered is being delivered today... (taps fingers together like a super-villain waiting for his plan to unfold.)


teomor says:

I don't get these combat games on mobile devices... with touch controls, I mean. Touch controls are useful for Fruit Ninja and strategy games such as Age of Empires, but combat games, where speed and accuracy are the main point? C'mon, you need a mouse for that..

Considering there are multiple bluetooth controllers that can be used that has never been an issue for me personally. Been using my ps3 controller for about 2 years on my nexus 7 and android phones.

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Played for years on PC, still do but I also play alot on console now too. Getting used to the screen controls is all about muscle memory just like the controller. Took a while to get used to the controller, and it did take a while to get used the screen controls, but not impossible. I've played the last two all the way through with on screen controls, as well as ShadowGun, Dead Trigger, and Nova3. Like I said, takes a lil getting used to, but not horrible once you get used to it. Can't wait!! I'm excited!!

rency0722 says:

I wish Gameloft would apply Immersive mode on MC5. It's a deal breaker for the MC4 with the onscreen buttons showing.

Posted on my Xperia Z1 Kitkat 4.4.4

hkklife says:

Agreed. I cannot fathom why so many developers are so slow to support immersive mode. It's a real distraction to have that massive black bar in landscape mode, especially on something like a N5 or N7 where screen space is at a premium.

xlDeMoNiClx says:

The CoD of mobile gaming. Same shit each time.

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thatguy97 says:

Yep I always torrent these games every time
Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 running Android L or Samsung galaxy S5

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unglued94ta says:

As long as my moga still works, im in.

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Efendulov says:

Yes, yes, yes! It's not FTP (PTW)!

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I need help iv been waiting for the game for a long time and now when i bought for my note pro 12.1 octa-core mali based model sm-p900 . I lounched the game but was greeted with a notification that internet connection is reqiered. Im having my internet switched on please help please.