Activision has announced that Raven Software is the studio that is developing the Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Remastered. Raven Software studio has worked on Call of Duty since Call of Duty: Black Ops; they collaborated with Infinity Ward on Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty: Ghosts. Most recently, they are working on Call of Duty Online for China.
“The original Modern Warfare raised the bar on video games and forever will be remembered as one of the best. It’s an honor to be developing the remaster and we are committed to faithfully remastering this classic for Call of Duty fans,” stated Brian Raffel, studio head of Raven Software.
Activision has also revealed three out of the 10 multiplayer maps that will be available in the MW Remastered’s MP mode: fan favorites Crash, Backlot, and Crossfire are confirmed to be returning.
More details on what Raven has updated has also been revealed in the press release:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered boasts vibrant current generation visuals, with fully improved texture resolution and detail, high-dynamic range lighting, lit and shadowing VFX particles, revamped animation and audio, stunning sound, and much more. Fans will relive the full, iconic campaign as they’re transported around the globe with Capt. Price, Gaz and Soap across all the missions from the original game, including “All Ghillied Up,” “Charlie Don’t Surf,” and “Crew Expendable.” Players will also experience the online multiplayer mode that redefined Call of Duty by introducing killstreaks, XP, Prestige and more, and battle head-to-head in 10 fan-favorite maps from the original multiplayer mode, including classics such as “Crash,” “Backlot” and “Crossfire.”
Original game for comparison (not remaster):
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is included with select editions of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. More information is here.
Modern Warfare Remastered