Just came across this, although a hypothesis, but logically is not far off from the reality. Current price drops and clearance on legacy version also makes me believe something is happening which public do not know. Thoughts?
An industry insider revealed that Activision is pleased with the fact that Infinite Warfare turned into a massive success on the sales front. At this rate, it won’t be long until Activision hit their sales target for Infinite Warfare thus allowing them to proceed into selling Modern Warfare Remastered as a standalone title.