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CoD leaker claims to reveal more details on MW2 multiplayer remaster

by Jacob Hale
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A Call of Duty leaker claims to have revealed even more details about the hotly-anticipated Modern Warfare 2 remaster that is allegedly in production.

Modern Warfare 2 is one of the most highly regarded games in the Call of Duty franchise, and fans have been clamoring for a remaster for years, despite the fact that the game only released originally in 2009.

With Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare being remastered in 2016 alongside the release of Infinite Warfare, rumors heated up over when MW2 would get its own next-gen version, and now a reliable leaker has revealed more on the possibility of MW2R.

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The CoD 4 remaster was met with much praise from the community.

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After previously revealing details on Warzone and Gunfight ahead of their official announcements, Okami13 revealed on Twitter that while a remaster is in the works, it “won’t be a direct remaster of the multiplayer.”

This will be incredibly disappointing to players who have been waiting for more news, though Okami did soften the blow slightly. He added: “Instead, they're taking the maps and adding them to MW 2019 so as to not split the community again.”

Although Okami does have a reliable track record with his Call of Duty leaks on Warzone and Gunfight, it must be reitarated that this information is not confirmed.

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The premise is certainly an interesting one, especially if they plan on bringing all Modern Warfare 2 maps to the current title, but it would be odd to see some of those classic maps in a completely different game.

The biggest thing that players will take away from this, though, is that the latest developments suggest Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer won't be getting a full remaster.

A few days prior to Okami’s tweet, a South Korean rating agency leaked a classification for Modern Warfare 2, but it was only for the campaign, with no mention of multiplayer or Special Ops included.

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Modern Warfare 2 was the home of some of the most iconic maps in Call of Duty.

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Of course, there won’t be any way to verify this until an official announcement is made – if one is made at all.

If there is no Modern Warfare 2 Remastered, there will never be any confirmation of the rumors, but it's very possible that the regular flow of information is coming from a place of authority; we’ll just have to keep our fingers crossed.