SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capt. Price is back! Starting today, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system fans who pre-purchase the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy or Digital Deluxe editions can begin playing the Modern Warfare Remastered campaign 30-days early and relive one of the most classic and hallowed campaigns in video game history. Originally hailed as one of the greatest games ever made, in the remaster gamers can fight alongside the SAS and USMC leaders in such classic missions as “All Ghillied Up,” “Shock and Awe,” “Charlie Don’t Surf” and more.
The heart-pounding action and epic gameplay has been remastered in breathtaking 1080p, featuring enhanced textures, physically based rendering, high-dynamic range lighting and much more. Published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is included in the Legacy and Digital Deluxe editions of Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare slated for release for Nov. 4.
“Modern Warfare Remastered is a special game not only to us, but also to our passionate Call of Duty community,” said Rob Kostich, EVP and GM, Call of Duty, Activision. “The original featured a super high-octane, blockbuster thrill ride of a campaign that pioneered action games to where they are today. With Modern Warfare Remastered, fans who played it before will relive their favorite moments in beautiful HD glory, and for those new to Modern Warfare Remastered, get ready to experience a true classic. Together with Infinite Warfare, we’re delivering an incredible content and value offering to Call of Duty fans worldwide.”
Originally developed by Infinity Ward, the award-winning Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare set a new standard upon its release for intense, cinematic action, while receiving universal praise as one of the most influential video games of all-time. Winner of numerous Game of the Year honors, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare became an instant classic and global phenomenon that set the bar for first-person shooters, and now returns for a new generation of fans. Game Informer has stated that Modern Warfare Remastered is “faithful in all the right ways,” while Hardcore Gamer has added that the title “never looked so good.”
Developed by Raven Software, and executive produced by Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered transports fans around the globe, as they battle a rogue enemy group across hotspots from Eastern Europe and rural Russia, all the way to the Middle East. Through an engaging narrative full of twists and turns, players will call on sophisticated technology and superior firepower as they coordinate land and air strikes where speed and accuracy are essential to victory.
November 4th marks the most highly anticipated launch of the year, with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, along with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered*, releasing worldwide on the PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One and PC. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is rated M for Mature (Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes). Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is available in the Digital Deluxe and Legacy Editions of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The title is rated M for Mature (Blood, Intense Violence, Strong Language). Check local retailers for availability of all Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Editions.
*At launch, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered campaign and multiplayer will be available on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. It will contain only 10 MP maps from the original Call of Duty: Modern Warfare game. Additional MP maps will be made available by 12/31/2016 at no additional cost. Modern Warfare Remastered is a full game download. Internet connection required. For disc-based Legacy editions of Infinite Warfare on PS4 and Xbox One, Infinite Warfare game disc must be inserted to play Modern Warfare Remastered. For more information, please visit www.callofduty.com/MWR_FAQ.
For more information on the Modern Warfare Remastered campaign early access, please visit Modern Warfare Remastered Campaign Early Access FAQ. Fans can also visit www.callofduty.com and follow @CallofDuty and @InfinityWard on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
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