Content to include playable WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends; playable NXT Superstars; WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2015 story-based content and access to unlockable content and player progression features.
2K today announced details surrounding the downloadable content offerings, Season Pass and Digital Deluxe Editions for WWE 2K16, the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE video game franchise. The downloadable content offerings will include a story-driven 2K Showcase surrounding the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2015 inductees; access to new moves, unlockable content, player progression; and a wealth of playable WWE Legends and WWE and NXT Superstars. The individual content packages will begin releasing in late 2015, with some packages releasing in early 2016, for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360.
“WWE 2K16 will deliver a unique and extensive selection of downloadable content spanning WWE’s past and present, including the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame-inspired 2K Showcase, a solid offering of new in-game moves and a wide variety of playable WWE and NXT talent,” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts. “Complementing WWE 2K16’s largest roster in the series’ history, this year’s content offerings provide fans with an all-encompassing WWE experience at an excellent value.”
The WWE 2K16 downloadable content offerings are scheduled to include the following items and be available for purchase on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 as well as Xbox One and Xbox 360:
Players will gain instant access to all unlockable content available in the game (excluding downloadable content) The Accelerator will be available for a suggested price of £1.69.
MyPlayer KickStart (PS4 system and Xbox One Exclusive)
Players will gain instant access to boost created Superstar ratings and attributes in the game’s MyCareer mode, MyPlayer KickStart will be available for a suggested price of £7.99.
Playable WWE Legends: Big Boss Man, Dusty Rhodes, Lita, Mr. Perfect, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Trish Stratus. The Legends Pack will be available for a suggested price of £7.39.
2015 Hall of Fame Showcase Playable matches include:
- “Macho Man” Randy Savage vs. Jake “The Snake” Roberts
- Rikishi vs. The Rock
- Alundra Blayze vs. Paige
- Larry Zbyszko vs. Arn Anderson
- Tatsumi Fujinami vs. Ric Flair
- The Bushwhackers (Butch Miller and Luke Williams) vs. The Natural Disasters (Typhoon and Earthquake)
- The Outsiders (Kevin Nash and Scott Hall) vs. Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie Ray)
- The 2015 Hall of Fame Showcase will be available for a suggested price of £7.99.
New Moves Pack
More than 30 new moves, including the Corner Enzuigiri (made popular by WWE Diva Nikki Bella), Avalanche Ram (made popular by WWE Diva Paige), Sidewinder Suplex (made popular by WWE and NXT Superstar Kevin Owens), Standing Crossface Chickenwing (made popular by WWE Superstar Stardust) and Dragon Sleeper (made popular by NXT Superstar Finn Bálor) The New Moves Pack will be available for a suggested price of £3.29.
Future Stars Pack
Playable NXT Superstars: Samoa Joe, Diego, Fernando, Blake and Murphy. The Future Stars Pack will be available for a suggested price of £6.49.
Players may purchase nearly all WWE 2K16 downloadable content at a reduced price point through the game’s Season Pass. For a suggested price of £19.99, a saving of more than 20 percent versus individual content purchases, players will receive the following items as they become available:
- Accelerator (access to all unlockable content available in the game)
- Legends Pack
- 2015 Hall of Fame Showcase
- New Moves Pack
- Future Stars Pack.
2K also announced Digital Deluxe Editions for WWE 2K16 are now available for pre-order via PlayStation Network and Xbox Live as follows:
PS4 system and Xbox One (SRP £79.99):
- Copy of WWE 2K16
- WWE 2K16 Season Pass
- MyPlayer KickStart
- Theme (PS4 system only; available immediately with pre-order purchase)
PS3 system (SRP £54.99):
- Copy of WWE 2K16
- WWE 2K16 Season Pass
- Theme (PS3 system only, available immediately with pre-order purchase).
Developed collaboratively by Yuke’s and Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, WWE 2K16 is currently scheduled for release on PS4 and PS3 systems, Xbox One and Xbox 360, on October 27, 2015 in North America and October 30, 2015 internationally. Consumers who pre-order WWE 2K16 at any participating retailer or who pre-order Digital Deluxe Editions through PlayStation Network and Xbox Live will receive two playable characters – each depicting global action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger from The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day films – at no extra cost on launch day.