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2K Announces WWE 2K17 Downloadable Content Offerings, Season Pass and Digital Deluxe Editions

Content to include playable WWE, NXT, WCW and WCCW characters; a playable WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016 match showcase and access to a wide variety of new moves; and unlockable content and player progression features.

2K today announced details surrounding the downloadable content offerings, Season Pass and Digital Deluxe Editions for WWE 2K17, the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE video game franchise. The downloadable content offerings will include playable characters from WWE, NXT, WCW and WCCW; a playable match showcase based on the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016; a host of new in-game moves; and access to both unlockable content and player progression features. The individual content packages will begin releasing in late 2016, with some packages releasing in early 2017, for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, as well as Xbox One and Xbox 360.

“WWE 2K17’s extensive and diverse downloadable content offering celebrates WWE’s past, present and future, including playable characters from WWE, NXT, WCW and WWE, match-driven content based on the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016 and a large number of new in-game moves,” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts. “Alongside WWE 2K17’s commitment to authentic, simulation-based gameplay, an extensive playable roster and fan-favorite features, such as MyCareer and the Creation Suite, this year’s offering complements our all-inclusive WWE experience at a great value.”

About the WWE 2K17 Downloadable Content Offerings*

The WWE 2K17 downloadable content offerings are scheduled to include the following items and be available for purchase on the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 as well as Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft for Xbox One and Xbox 360:

Accelerator

  • Players will gain instant access to all content available in the game’s VC Purchasable section (excluding downloadable content);
  • Players can also decide overall rankings and attribute levels for all playable characters throughout the life of the product;
  • Future Stars Pack
    Playable WWE and NXT Superstars: Austin Aries, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Mojo Rawley and Tye Dillinger;

Hall of Fame Showcase
Playable matches include:

  • Cactus Jack and Diamond Dallas Page vs. The Fabulous Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin and Michael “PS” Hayes) (WCW Saturday Night 1992);
  • The Fabulous Freebirds (Buddy Roberts and Michael “PS” Hayes) vs. Kerry and Kevin Von Erich (WCCW 1986);
  • Ivory vs. Jacqueline (SmackDown 2000);
  • Sting (gold and black tights) vs. Ric Flair (Clash of Champions 1988);
  • Sting (n.W.o. Wolfpac ring gear) vs. Bret Hart (WCW Halloween Havoc 1998);
  • Papa Shango vs. The Godfather (Dream Match);
  • Big Boss Man (with Albert) vs. The Big Show (Armageddon 1999);
  • Legends Pack
    Playable WWE Legends: Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, Eddie Guerrero, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Sycho Sid and Tatanka;
  • MyPlayer Kick Start (PS4 system and Xbox One Exclusive)
    Players will gain instant access to boost created Superstar ratings and attributes made available at launch as part of the game’s MyCareer mode;
    Players can also unlock all clothing made available at launch that provides attribute boosts in MyCareer;
  • New Moves Pack
    Explore a wide variety of new in-game moves, including the Swingout Neckbreaker (made popular by current WWE Raw Women’s Champion Charlotte); the Elbro Drop (made popular by WWE Superstar Zack Ryder); the Face Wash Combo (made popular by NXT Superstar Samoa Joe; and the TJP Clutch (made popular by current WWE Cruiserweight Champion T.J. Perkins);
  • NXT Enhancement Pack (PS4 system and Xbox One Exclusive)
    Playable NXT Superstars: Apollo Crews, Nia Jax and Shinsuke Nakamura;
    Players will earn a 50 percent boost in points while competing at NXT during MyCareer;
  • NXT Legacy Pack (PS3™ system and Xbox 360 Exclusive)
    Playable NXT Superstars: Apollo Crews, Nia Jax and Shinsuke Nakamura;

About the WWE 2K17 Season Pass
Players may purchase select WWE 2K17 downloadable content at a reduced price point through the game’s Season Pass. Players will receive the following items as they become available:

  • Accelerator;
  • Future Stars Pack;
  • Hall of Fame Showcase;
  • Legends Pack;
  • New Moves Pack.

About the WWE 2K17 Digital Deluxe Editions
2K also announced Digital Deluxe Editions for WWE 2K17 will be available via PlayStation™Network and Xbox Live as follows:

  • PS4 system and Xbox One – available for pre-order now:
    Copy of WWE 2K17;
    WWE 2K17 Season Pass;
    WWE 2K17 MyPlayer Kick Start;
    WWE 2K16 MyPlayer Kick Start (available immediately with pre-order purchase);
    Goldberg Pack (access to two playable Bill Goldberg characters, as well as playable WCW Monday Nitro and Halloween Havoc arenas);
    Theme (PS4 system only; available immediately with pre-order purchase);
  • PS3 system– available beginning October 11, 2016:
    Copy of WWE 2K17;
    WWE 2K17 Season Pass;
    NXT Legacy Pack.

PlayStation Network or Xbox Live account and Internet connection required. Copy of WWE 2K17 required to play.

WWE 2K17 is currently scheduled for worldwide release on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 on October 11, 2016.

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