The latest installment of the popular WWE video game franchise, WWE 2K23, is set to launch soon with a host of new features and advancements. The game, developed by Visual Concepts, will be available on various platforms, including PlayStation® 5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.
To celebrate his 20th anniversary as a WWE Superstar, John Cena will be featured on the cover of each edition of the game. He will also be the Executive Soundtrack Producer. In addition, music megastar Bad Bunny will make his WWE 2K debut with the Bad Bunny Bonus Pack.
WWE 2K23 boasts several franchise advancements, including a new take on the 2K Showcase, the WWE 2K introduction of the fan-favorite WarGames, and expansions to several marquee game modes. The game will also feature an extensive roster of WWE Superstars and Legends, including Roman Reigns, Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and more.
Moreover, the game features incredibly realistic graphics, animations, camera angles, and lighting, plus accessible controls and a new optional pinning mechanic that adds to the highly immersive experience.
The game also introduces several new game modes, such as MyGM, MyFACTION, and MyRISE. In MyGM, players will draft a roster, manage budgets, sign free agents, choose various match types, arena locations, production elements, and more, with the goal of beating a rival GM in weekly ratings battles. MyFACTION, which has online multiplayer action, allows players to collect, manage, and upgrade an array of WWE Superstars and Legends to create their ultimate four-person factions. Meanwhile, MyRISE features aspiring Superstars walking through the curtain for their WWE debut and shaping their career with the decisions made along the way.
WWE 2K23 will be available in four editions: Standard Edition, Cross-Gen, Deluxe Edition, and Icon Edition. The Deluxe and Icon Editions include Bad Bunny Bonus Pack, plus a Season Pass to all five post-launch DLC content packs. The Icon Edition features original cover art by renowned WWE-inspired artist Rob Schamberger and additional bonus content.
WWE 2K23 Deluxe Edition and Icon Edition are scheduled for worldwide release on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, via Early Access, followed by the Standard Edition and Cross-Gen on Friday, March 17, 2023.
Fans can tune in tonight to Monday Night Raw for the world premiere of the Even Stronger Showcase trailer, including more information and a look at WWE 2K23 gameplay. For more information on WWE 2K23, visit the game’s official website and social media accounts.