2K Sports and WWE Games have confirmed the WWE 2K22 cover athlete as well as the game’s release date. The announcement came Thursday morning via a trailer and press release.
Gracing the cover of this year’s game will be none other than Rey Mysterio, who is celebrating his 20th anniversary as a WWE superstar.
“Representing the culture of lucha libre as the cover Superstar for WWE 2K22 is a moment of great pride for me,” said Rey 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 2KShowcase.”
In addition to the cover announcement, it was confirmed that the game will launch on March 11 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.
WWE 2K22 Launches With Four Different Versions
As with every game nowadays, WWE 2K22 will launch with multiple versions depending on what your looking for: Standard, Cross-gen, Deluxe, and nWo 4-Life. Details of each version can be found below, courtesy of 2K Sports:
- 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). Players who preorder the Deluxe Edition before March 8, 2022, will also receive early access to the game three days ahead of launch***; 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. Players who pre-order the nWo 4-Life Edition before March 8, 2022, will also receive early access to the game three days ahead of launch.
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