Call of Duty fans are already disappointed with how Activision is enforcing the sale of Modern Warfare Remastered. The overhauled version of one of the best Call of Duty installments in history can only be obtained by purchasing a bundle that nets you Infinity Warfare as well.
It has come to light that those wishing to play Modern Warfare Remastered on physical medium require the Infinite Warfare disc. The remaster of Call of Duty 4 won’t run if you’re missing the disc of this year’s new Call of Duty installment.
We’re assuming that Activision is making sure the market isn’t flooded with second-hand copies of Infinite Warfare. With excitement and anticipation surrounding Modern Warfare Remastered, it wouldn’t have been surprising to see people sell back their Infinite Warfare copy. However, now users will have to keep both games so as to play the remastered one.
Do note though that those who choose to play the game digitally will not be required to have Infinite Warfare in their library.
“Modern Warfare Remastered is a full game download (game disc must be inserted to play Modern Warfare Remastered),” reads a description on the game’s official website.
The Legacy, Legacy Pro, and Digital Deluxe editions of Infinite Warfare feature Modern Warfare Remastered. Despite an overwhelming request from fans, Activision is not deterring from its decision to not sell the overhauled version as a standalone game.
That being said, some speculation points towards a future release. Once the publisher is done raking in pre-order sales, the remastered title is likely to arrive in the market as an independent item. Let’s be real; Activision is extremely afraid that the release of Modern Warfare Remastered is simply going to put Infinite Warfare in its shadow.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is scheduled to release on November 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.