WWE 2K22 has a cover star: Rey Mysterio. The latest installment in the WWE 2K franchise launches on March 11, 2022 with a revamped gameplay engine, new controls, stunning graphics and brand new game modes.
2K today announced the full feature set for WWE 2K22, the next installment in Visual Concepts' hit WWE video game franchise starring Rey Mysterio, who celebrates his 20th anniversary as a WWE Superstar. A world-renowned icon steeped in the tradition of Mexican lucha libre – fast-paced action, breathtaking aerial maneuvers and masked combatants – Rey Mysterio has paved the way for many superstars.
The multi-award-winning high-flyer, who fights in his very own style with a selection of colourful, iconic masks, has held several championship titles throughout his career and proves again and again that the "Ultimate Underdog" hits like no other. WWE 2K22 will be released worldwide on March 11, 2022 and is available to pre-order today.
WWE 2K22: Makeover
From the revamped gameplay engine to the new controls and improved graphics, WWE 2K22 looks, feels and plays differently, in short, “It hits different”.
"Combined with the most spectacular graphics that the WWE 2K series has ever seen, the engine enables an unprecedented level of realism," says Publisher 2K. “With revamped, intuitive controls, immersive presentation and multiple camera angles, players will feel the excitement before and the sense of accomplishment after every shot, kick and slam like never before.”
Included game modes include the returning 2K Showcase, this time starring Rey Mysterio, where new features and updates will allow fans to relive the big moments in Mysterio's most iconic matches. In MyRISE, players chart their own path to superstardom. With Universe Mode and the enhanced Creation Suite, WWE 2K22 offers the ability to customize the WWE experience down to the last detail: Take control of brands, major live events, match scores, rivalries and more, or create the ultimate custom Superstar personality and create arenas and championships. And all of this can be shared with the global WWE 2K22 community, for the first time ever, across platforms.
Additionally, WWE 2K22 brings two new modes to the WWE 2K series: MyGM and MyFRACTION. In MyGM, players take the reins to build the most successful brand in the WWE Universe as a WWE General Manager. They must assemble the ultimate roster of WWE Superstars and Legends to enable legendary rivalries and championship showdowns, and prove themselves on the big stages of sports-entertainment. The brand new MeineFRAKTION mode lets you manage your dream faction with weekly events and regular updates to ensure plenty of challenge and replayability.
WWE 2K22: The Editions and Pre-Order Bonuses
There are four different editions of WWE 2K22: the Standard Edition, the Cross-Gen Digital Bundle, the Deluxe Edition, and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the New World Order, the nWo 4-Life Digital Edition. Pricing varies - how much fans have to pay for WWE 2K22 depends on the platform they use.
- The Standard Edition will be available both physically and digitally on previous-gen platforms (PlayStation 69,99, Xbox One) at a price of €4, at a price of €59,99 on PC and at a price of €74,99 on new-gen platforms. consoles (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S).
- The Cross Gen Bundle for EUR 79,99 includes the digital Standard Edition and the Starrcade '96 Rey Mysterio Pack for the old and new generation of consoles within the PlayStation and Xbox console families.
- The Deluxe Edition will be available both physically and digitally for PlayStation 99,99, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, and digitally for PC, priced at €5. The Deluxe Edition includes the Standard Edition as well as the Undertaker Immortal Pack, a Season Pass to all post-launch DLC content packs, the MyRISE Mega Boost and SuperCharger Packs, and limited-edition WWE SuperCard content (included in box with physical edition only ). The Deluxe Edition will be available from March 8th, 2022, 3 days before the game is released. PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S Edition buyers will also receive the Starrcade '96 Rey Mysterio Pack.
- The nWo 4-Life Digital Edition will be available digitally on PlayStation 119,99, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC for €5 and celebrates the 25th anniversary of the group that revolutionized the sports-entertainment world. In addition to the Standard Edition and all Deluxe Edition bonus content, the nWo 4-Life Edition includes 'MeineFRAKTION EVO' maps and nWo alternate gear for Hollywood Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and Syxx, as well as a playable Eric Bischoff character, 'WCW Souled Out 1997 and WCW Bash at the Beach 1996 arenas and the nWo Wolfpac Championship. The nWo 4-Life Digital Edition will be available on March 8, 2022, 3 days before the game is released.
Pre-orders of the Standard Edition and Cross-Gen Digital Bundle will receive the Undertaker Immortal Pack, which includes three additional Undertaker personas, MyFRAKTION EVO cards for Undertaker, and MyFRAKTION perks and bonuses, including an Undertaker MyFRAKTION Emblem card, an Undertaker MyFaction Wallpaper card, and an Undertaker MyFaction card. This bundle is also included with the release of the Deluxe Edition and the nWo 4-Life Digital Edition
According to publisher 2K, more announcements about WWE 2K22 will follow in the coming weeks, including a detailed look at individual modes and features, roster announcements and more.
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