Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is a digital download remake of the original 2007 shooter included in the Legacy Edition of Infinity Ward’s upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, revealed earlier this morning.
Via press release, we learned today that while the remaster will be executive produced by Infinity Ward, Raven Software will handle primary development responsibilities, bringing the fan-favorite back to life and into a more modern generation of gaming.
One of the most critically acclaimed titles in the series, inspired by overwhelming community interest, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is being remastered for current generation consoles. Executive produced by Infinity Ward and developed by Raven Software, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered* puts players into a modern-day action-thriller filled with the heart-stopping moments that made it one of the most critically-acclaimed games of all-time.
Previously, Raven Software collaborated with other Call of Duty developers on the franchise, supporting development on titles like Black Ops, Modern Warfare 3, Ghosts, and Call of Duty Online.
Modern Warfare Remastered will include the entire campaign along with “with fully improved texture resolution and detail, high-dynamic range lighting, lit and shadowing VFX particles, revamped animation and audio, stunning sound, and much more.” It will also bring back 10 multiplayer maps from the original, three of which we now know for certain: Crash, Backlot, and Crossfire.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered boasts vibrant current generation visuals, with fully improved texture resolution and detail, high-dynamic range lighting, lit and shadowing VFX particles, revamped animation and audio, stunning sound, and much more. Fans will relive the full, iconic campaign as they’re transported around the globe with Capt. Price, Gaz and Soap across all the missions from the original game, including “All Ghillied Up,” “Charlie Don’t Surf,” and “Crew Expendable.” Players will also experience the online multiplayer mode that redefined Call of Duty by introducing killstreaks, XP, Prestige and more, and battle head-to-head in 10 fan-favorite maps from the original multiplayer mode, including classics such as “Crash,” “Backlot” and “Crossfire.”
Activision has released four official images of the remaster so far. You can also catch a brief glimpse of gameplay at the end of the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer that launched this morning.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered will be included in the Legacy, Digital Legacy, Digital Deluxe, and Legacy Pro editions of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, launching November 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
With three down, what remaining classic Modern Warfare maps do you hope make it into the remaster?