Nigerian gamers woke up experiencing accelerated ping speeds on Friday, thanks to a recently deployed dedicated server for the game – which looks to service West African players.
Some gamers have experienced ping speeds as fast as 20-milliseconds – with mobile games publisher Carry1st confirming the news on X and to the My Broadband team.
The news comes on the back of a successful server launch and local campaign in South Africa in 2022.
Carry1st’s involvement, which featured events at Comic Con Africa and rapper Nasty C’s Ivyson Gaming Tournament, led to rapid growth in player base and engagement, with Call of Duty: Mobile almost doubling its active users in the region.
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