Critical Ops Circuit has begun THIS SUMMER in August 2021 with a total combined prize pool of $20,000 USD

HELSINKI, FINLAND, MONDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER, 2021 – Critical Force has teamed up with Compact Esports and Gizer, to bring the third season of the Critical Ops Circuit – the biggest esports event for Critical Ops. The third season has officially kicked off in August 2021. Circuit is planned to happen twice a year, with a duration of three months per season, to provide their players regular competition and the growth of Critical Ops Mobile Esports Scene.

Circuit is an “Open Format” style tournament with open qualifiers each month up to 128 teams in a single elimination format. Players will compete within each of their own regions: North America, Europe, Asia and South America. For the first 2 months, the top 16 qualified teams will be competing in a main tournament, against each other in each region in a best of three format to compete for a $750 Prize Pool and Circuit points each month. After the second month, the top four teams per region that have acquired the most points during the first two months will qualify to play in a Season Finals double elimination bracket for a $3500 total prize pool per region.

EU Region: September 5th, 2021 at 6:00 PM CET

NA Region: September 5th, 2021 at 6:00 PM EST

About Critical Ops

Critical Ops is a competitive tactical shooter for mobile devices. Two teams battle it out in a 5v5 defuse game mode using teamwork, tactics and skills to outplay the opposition. With a growing competitive scene, Critical Ops is one of the early pioneers in mobile esports.

Available for free on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore, the game has been downloaded more than 96 million times.

About Critical Force

Critical Force is a Finnish game company that develops the best online shooter games for mobile devices. The company’s first major title, Critical Ops, is available to download on iOS and Android. Founded in 2012 with a small team of game development students, Critical Force started building the technology and proof of concept for an online first-person shooter game for mobile devices. It quickly amassed millions of organic downloads on various mobile platforms and solidified the company’s vision of pioneering mobile esports. Learn more at

About Compact Esports

Founded in 2019, Compact Esports (Previously known as Critical Ops League) is an organisation hosting competitions for the mobile esports game, Critical Ops. We aim to build up a fair and large competition, for everyone to participate and for the best to win. Hence, we are constantly striving for improvement to bring our players and audience a better experience.

About Gizer

GIZER is a leading mobile gaming network designed for today’s growing global gaming community! We empower passionate gaming communities to compete for cash rewards, host daily tournaments, create and join teams, play in fully automated head-to-head challenges, watch livestreams – and ultimately have fun! Download GIZER from Google Play or Apple App Store. For more visit