Last month, Microsoft President Brad Smith mentioned that the tech giant wanted to bring the Call of Duty series to the Nintendo Switch for $68.7 billion shortly after announcing its plans to acquire Activision Blizzard.
Against this background, rumors are now circulating that Activision “allegedly” wants to bring plans with them Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered to Nintendo’s hybrid system. This would reportedly be the same remaster that released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2016 (based on the original 2007 release). Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare).
This information comes from the Call of Duty leaker ‘RalphsValve‘. Here’s exactly what they had to say:
“Activision is reportedly considering releasing Remastered Call of Duty titles that have been repurposed for newer consoles to fill in the empty space between premium Call of Duty titles… World at War, Call of Duty 1 & 2 – Backward Battles for Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Remastered is currently under discussion, everything else was described as complicated by an employee…
“To address the confusion, MWR is reportedly coming to Nintendo Switch, the first introduction to the Call of Duty franchise for console.”
When Microsoft originally announced it was acquiring Activision Blizzard, it not only made it clear that Call of Duty games would continue to be available on existing platforms like Sony’s PlayStation, but also mentioned how it planned to expand the series’ availability.
Here’s what Brad Smith said at the time:
“We’re happy to bring it with us [Call of Duty] to Nintendo devices. We want to bring that to the other popular titles activity has and make sure they continue to be available on PlayStation, [and] that they are available on Nintendo.”
The last appearance of Call of Duty on a Nintendo console was during the Wii U generation with the release of Call of Duty Black Ops II 2012 and Call of Duty Ghosts In 2013.
A COD game release on Switch could potentially a enormously Moneymaker for Activision considering Nintendo’s hybrid device has sold more than 103 million units worldwide as of December 31, 2021.
If we hear any developments we will let you know.
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2022/03/rumour-call-of-duty-modern-warfare-remaster-supposedly-coming-to-switch Rumour: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remaster is reportedly coming to the Switch