The wait is nearly over. WWE 2K is returning soon and in spectacular fashion with the next installment of the franchise: WWE 2K22. Showcasing a plethora of enhancements to the gameplay engine, stunning visual effects, and intuitive controls, we hope you’re ready! These are just a few of the features awaiting you in the ring, as well as all-new game modes MyGM and MyFACTION. Punch, kick, and slam your way to WWE Superstardom, then claim your place in history next to legendary luchador Rey Mysterio.
Celebrating 20 years of his WWE career, Mysterio strikes fear into his foes with his iconic mask and punishes them with high flying offense and his “619” signature move. In celebration of his awe-inspiring career, the San Diego native will grace the cover of WWE 2K22, capturing the essence and flair of the in-game action.
“Representing the culture of lucha libre as the cover Superstar for WWE 2K22 is a moment of great pride for me,” said Mysterio. “I’m looking forward to sharing the stories behind the big moments of my career with a dedicated community of players and connecting with WWE fans in a whole new way as they play through my 2K Showcase.”
Embark on an eventful career or develop and build an iconic faction of your very own. Get ready, because WWE 2K22 hits different.
ASCEND TO STARDOM IN MyRISE
The WWE has seen many stars ascend from humble beginnings to achieve elite status. Your journey to greatness won’t be easy, but in MyRISE, you’ll chart your own path to WWE stardom by taking on anyone who stands in your way. You can choose to play one of two unique stories for female and male Superstars. MyRISE features an exhilarating storyline unique to this mode and pits you against some of the biggest names in the industry. If you dream of being the best, you’ll need to prove you have what it takes in the ring.
EXPERIMENT WITH THE UPGRADED CREATION SUITE AND UNIVERSE MODE
Every WWE Superstar and Legend has a persona that sets them apart from the rest. What will yours be? This year, the Creation Suite receives a full revamp, letting you customize your experience down to the smallest detail. Head into Universe mode to create your own narrative and control events, brands, rivalries, and even tinker with match results. Manage personas, venues, and championship bouts, and then—in an exciting first for the series—share your creations cross-platform with the WWE 2K22 community.
TAKE THE REINS WITH MyGM MODE
Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a WWE General Manager is like? In MyGM, you get to be just that, calling the shots for one of sports entertainment’s biggest brands. You’ll be tasked with drafting a roster of the WWE’s greatest stars, deciding who will clash in rivalry matches and fight for glory in a championship showdown. Building the WWE’s brand and promoting generational talent falls on your shoulders. Are you up for the challenge
INTRODUCING MyFACTION MODE
The Corporation, nWo, and Evolution are just a few of the most decorated factions in WWE history. Whether you loved them or despised them, their iconic legacy in sports entertainment is undeniable. Factions can change the face of the industry and it’s up to you to assemble the next all-star squad. In the all-new MyFACTION mode, collect and manage a dream faction of Superstars and compete in weekly events. Packed with thrilling challenges and immense replay value, MyFACTION delivers a hard-hitting adventure and consistent updates to keep things feeling fresh.
CLAIM YOUR COPY
Four different editions of WWE 2K22 will be available for you to choose from: Standard Edition, Cross-Gen Digital Bundle, Deluxe Edition, and a special tribute to the 25th anniversary of nWo in the form of the nWo 4-Life Digital Edition. Each edition comes equipped with all the aforementioned game modes and experiences, but extra content may vary:
The Standard Edition will be available for $59.99 on previous-gen platforms (PlayStation® 4, Xbox One consoles and PC) and for $69.99 on current-gen consoles (PlayStation® 5 and Xbox Series X|S) in both physical and digital formats.
The Cross-Gen Bundle will be available for $79.99 and includes the digital Standard Edition and the Starrcade ’96 Rey Mysterio Pack across previous and current-gen within the same PlayStation and Xbox consoles
The Deluxe Edition will be available for $99.99 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S in both physical and digital formats, and on PC in digital format. The Deluxe Edition includes the Standard Edition plus the Undertaker Immortal Pack; a Season Pass to all five post-launch DLC content packs; the MyRISE Mega-Boost and SuperCharger packs; limited edition WWE® SuperCard content** (included in-box for physical copies only). The Deluxe Edition is available three days early on March 8, 2022; Players who purchase the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S edition will also receive the Starrcade ’96 Rey Mysterio Pack
The nWo 4-Life Edition will be available for $119.99 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC in digital format. Celebrating 25 years of the faction that turned the sports entertainment world on its head, in addition to the Standard Edition, and all bonus content included in the Deluxe Edition, the nWo 4-Life Edition comes with MyFACTION EVO Cards and alternate nWo attires for Hollywood Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and Syxx plus a playable Eric Bischoff character, WCW Souled Out 1997 and WCW Bash at the Beach 1996 arenas, and the nWo Wolfpac Championship. nWo 4-Life Edition is available three days early on March 8.
Players who pre-order the Standard Edition and Cross-Gen Digital Bundle will also receive the Undertaker Immortal Pack, which includes three additional Undertaker personas, MyFACTION EVO cards for Undertaker, plus MyFACTION Perks and Bonuses, including an Undertaker MyFACTION Logo Card, Undertaker MyFACTION Wallpaper Card, and Undertaker MyFACTION Nameplate Card***. This pack is also included in the Deluxe Edition and nWo 4-Life Edition at launch.
WWE 2K22 is set to release on March 11, 2022, so make sure to pre-order your copy now! Until then, be sure to check back for more news and updates on the WWE 2K22 website, where you can find more information and details regarding the WWE franchise.