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Rumor: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered May Be a Standalone After All

GameFly pages had the game with a release date of June 20 for PS4 and July 20 for others. They have since been pulled. 

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Activision sold plenty of special edition of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare so that fans could get Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, especially since the publisher vowed up and down that the game would not become a standalone title. That could end up being an intentional misdirection, if some GameFly product pages for the game are any indication.

The product pages, which have since been pulled, had a listing for PC and Xbox One coming on July 20 and a PS4 version coming earlier on June 20, according to CharlieIntel. The site was able to get screen captures of the pages before GameFly pulled them.

Of course, this could be just an honest mistake, but as E3 gets closer and more game announcements get prepped by retailers, mistakes like this can be a portent of things to come. There is also the "slip-of-the-tongue" moment from Raven Software's David Pellas a few months before Infinite Warfare launched in November, hinting that a standalone version would be coming at a later date. Activision continues to maintain that a package deal with IW is still the only way to get Modern Warfare Remastered.

Of course, the GameFly slip may be some sort exclusive arrangement that the company has with Activision, but its all speculation at this point. Maybe they will package the Remastered version with the new Call of Duty: WWII, as another package deal/ Either way, just more grist for the rumor mill.

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