‘Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’ Standalone Release Has One Big Problem

Credit: Activision


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is finally removing a standalone release.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is finally removing a standalone release. The diversion drops on PS4 subsequent Tuesday for $39.99.

That’s not a outrageous surprise. The standalone recover was leaked as recently as final week. The diversion lands on Jun 27th, roughly 9 months after a recover of Infinite Warfare.

Remastered Controversy

Modern Warfare Remastered is simply one of a many argumentative video games in complicated gaming. The remaster of one of a genre’s biggest classics is a debate appurtenance that usually won’t quit.

At first, a debate was mostly centered around Activision’s preference to gold a diversion in with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s Deluxe release. Basically we could get a diversion for $20, if we were peaceful to dump $60 on Infinite Warfare. There was no other approach to buy it.

It was still a flattering good deal, and we consider people were overreacting a bit during a time. It’s not that out of a typical to have some kind of gold deal, and we figured (rightly) that a diversion would eventually get a standalone release. That approach gamers who didn’t want Infinite Warfare could eventually buy it, yet substantially not during a $20 bundled price.

Then came a DLC. Yes, Activision motionless that it would be a good thought to sell both additional maps and micro-transactions in a remastered chronicle of a nearly-decade-old game. This is where we started to crack. we mean, we consider that all Call of Duty DLC maps should be free, opposite a board, but that’s generally loyal for a remaster. This started to feel reduction like a cold remaster and some-more like a money grab, and we could see many in a village feeling a same way.

And so now we come to a standalone release, that is good news for many gamers who didn’t wish Infinite Warfare, though we was roughly certain that Activision would sell it as a “Definitive” recover that enclosed a Variety Map Pack and sell for $40.

Well we got a cost right, though we was wrong about a DLC. You’ll still have to buy that for $15, creation a sum cost of this remaster $55—very scarcely full-price for a decade aged game. we know that Activision can’t sell a standalone too inexpensive or they’d have a host of angry Infinite Warfare buyers clamoring for blood, though we don’t consider they’ve struck a right balance either.

Credit: Activision

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered

Activision isn’t a usually diversion publisher to lift this kind of stunt, of course. Bethesda has been offered remasters and re-releases of Skyrim for a while now during full price. So has Rockstar with Grand Theft Auto V. Still, generally for comparison games, publishers will mostly sell remasters with all a DLC enclosed in some form of decisive recover (similar to a Game of a Year Edition.)

So we find it flattering unsatisfactory to see a standalone sell for $40 with $15 of DLC and micro-transactions. This is a ideally excellent remaster, but it would have been a gesticulate of good will to a village to sell this with a DLC included, or during a reduce MSRP. That’s generally critical given World War 2 is entrance out in November.

As always, we consider this would have been a intelligent pierce for a association as good as a satisfactory pierce for a consumer.

It’s too late now, of course. C’est la vie.

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