Ranked Game Modes
There are 3 ranked game modes.
Moving Duels: You can move around and explore your surroundings.
No Move Duels: You can rotate and zoom, but can't move around.
NMPZ Duels (No-Move-Pan-Zoom): You can't move, zoom or look around. What you see is what you get!
Unlocking Game modes:
No Move Duels will unlock upon reaching Gold Division.
NMPZ Duels will unlock upon reaching Masters Divison.
Note that the Battle Royale modes have been removed from ranked play as of 24/01-24, they are now Unranked.
Rank: Bronze, Silver & Gold
People in the Bronze & Silver division will play DUELS on the World map.
Rank: Master & Champion
People in the Gold, Master & Champion division will play DUELS on the community made "A Community World" map.
Battle Royale Unranked:
Battle Royale Distance & Battle Royale Countries will play on the World map.
Rating for each division
Bronze - 1-449
Silver - 450-674
Gold - 675-849
Master - 850-1099
Champion - 1100 & above
GeoGuessr Competitive Seasons
Placement and Season points
Points gained by winning duels. These will decide your weekly award.
Season points are your placements points multiplied by your divison. These will decide your position on the seasonal leaderboard as well as your end of the season trophy.
Placement points are awarded during the first 15 Moving Duels and first 5 of each No Move & NMPZ Duels.
Winning a Duel gives you 10 placement points.
Placement points are collected in order to obtain awards every Weekly series. You can earn one weekly award per week, in all 3 game mode.
Bronze award - You need to win 20% of your season games
This means 3/15 wins in Moving or 1/5 win for No Move & NMPZ
Silver award - You need to win 40% of your season games.
This means 6/15 wins in Moving or 2/5 win for No Move & NMPZ
Gold award - You need to win 60% of your season games.
This means 9/15 wins in Moving or 3/5 win for No Move & NMPZ
Season points are based on your placement points and division. Whenever you gain placement points, you will gain season points equal to your placement points multiplied by your division-specific multiplier. An overview of the divisions and their respective multiplier:
Season points determine your place on the seasonal leaderboard as well as your end of the season trophy.