After a long delay and some leaks, 2K has released a new WWE 2K22 trailer that shows the release date and cover star, along with some gameplay footage that showcases the improved character models. If that wasn’t enough to get excited about, we also have official details on the pre-order bonuses and new features, such as cross-platform create-a-wrestler (CAW) sharing.
The trailer reveals that WWE 2K22 will be coming out on March 11, with those who pre-order the Deluxe Edition or NWO 4-Life Edition getting 3-Day early access on March 8. Also shown is YouTube personality TimTheTatman, who takes a stroll around the 2K office and meets WWE superstars, including Riddle, Alexa Bliss, and WWE 2K22 cover star Rey Mysterio.
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The gameplay clips showcase improved visuals for wrestlers like Rhea Ripley, The Street Profits, and Shotzi Blackheart, the latter of whom is making her WWE 2K debut. It also seems like we’re getting plenty of new places to grapple in, as both pandemic-era Raw and modern-day Raw arenas are shown off throughout.
Beyond what we see in the trailer, the official website also reveals a cross-gen digital bundle that lets players get WWE 2K22 on current and next-gen systems for one price, alongside the cross-platform CAW sharing.
WWE 2K22 is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC on March 11. Pre-orders for any version of WWE 2K22 come with the Undertake Immortal Pack. The Deluxe Edition comes with the Season Pass, Undertake Immortal Pack, and Starrcade ‘96 Rey Mysterio Pack, while the NWO-4-Life Edition comes with all of that plus NWO members Hollywood Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Syxx, and Eric Bischoff.