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WWE 2K17 downloadable content and Season Pass revealed


We’re a little less than three weeks out from WWE 2K17‘s launch, but 2K Games wants everyone to start thinking about the content that comes after, including an extensive collection of downloadable content and a Season Pass.

All of WWE 2K17’s DLC will be released later this year or during the early weeks of 2017, and most of it will be included in the Season Pass, which will be priced at $29.99. The full contents of each pack, which players also have the option to purchase individually, can be found right here:

Accelerator ($4.99)

  • Players will gain access to all unlockable content available at launch in the game’s VC Purchasable section (excluding downloadable content)
  • Players can also decide the overall rankings and attribute levels for all playable characters throughout the life of the product

Future Stars Pack ($8.99)
Playable WWE and NXT Superstars: Austin Aries, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Mojo Rawley, and Tye Dillinger

Hall of Fame Showcase ($9.99)

  • 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 ($8.99)
Playable WWE Legends: Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, Eddie Guerrero, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Sycho Sid, and Tatanka

New Moves Pack ($3.99)
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)

In addition to the Season Pass content, 2K also plans to offer several other downloadable packs that include even more characters boosts:

MyPlayer Kick Start ($9.99)

  • PS4 and Xbox One Exclusive
  • Players will gain access to unlock and 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

NXT Enhancement Pack ($9.99)

  • PS4 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 ($4.99)

  • PS3 and Xbox 360 Exclusive
  • Playable NXT Superstars: Apollo Crews, Nia Jax, and Shinsuke Nakamura

WWE 2K17 will be released for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on October 11.

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First gameplay trailer for WWE 2K17 is here

With less than a month to go before WWE 2K17‘s launch, 2K Games released the wrestling sim’s first gameplay trailer over the weekend.

Puff Daddy provides the soundtrack (“Bad Boys For Life”) as a string of WWE wrestlers fight it out inside (and out of) the squared circle. So be sure to check the trailer embedded above for a quick glimpse at Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, John Cena, The Undertaker, Bret Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and many, many, many, many more.

WWE 2K17 will be released for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on October 11.

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Mick Foley, The Undertaker, Stone Cold Steve Austin, more round out the WWE 2K17 roster

2K Games and IGN completed their “Suplex City Census” this morning and announced the final portion of WWE 2K17‘s roster of wrestlers. With the fifth and final update in the books, the two entities confirmed the inclusion of some of the biggest names in “Sports Entertainment” for WWE 2K17.

The current face of the WWE, John Cena, earned a spot in WWE 2K17 as part of this week’s roster update, and he’ll be joined by the three faces of Mick Foley (Mankind, Dude Love, and Cactus Jack), The Undertaker, Kane, Stone Cold Steve Austin and 17 other wrestlers:

  • Asuka
  • Bayley
  • Big Boss Man
  • Buddy Murphy
  • Cactus Jack
  • Dean Ambrose
  • Diesel
  • Dude Love
  • Dusty Rhodes
  • Goldust
  • Jack Swagger
  • John Cena
  • Kane
  • Kevin Owens
  • Lex Luger
  • Luke Harper
  • Mankind
  • Road Dogg Jesse James
  • Roman Reigns
  • Seth Rollins
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin
  • The Undertaker
  • Vader
  • Wesley Blake

2K Games also unveiled a brand new ring entrance video this morning. If you’re a fan of Asuka, the NXT Women’s Champion, you’ll want to take a gander at the video embedded above.

WWE 2K17 will be released for the PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360 on October 11.

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See Goldberg’s ring entrance and 27 more wrestlers that’ll be part of WWE 2K17

This morning, 2K Games and IGN revealed the latest group of wrestlers to be added to WWE 2K17. Once again, the list is nicely divided between current superstars (such as Sasha Banks and The Miz) and classic wrestlers from yesteryear (including Razor Ramon, Ric Flair, and Earthquake).

So let’s dive right in and check out the 27 new names added to the “Suplex City Census” this week:

  • Alberto Del Rio
  • Big Cass
  • Big Show
  • Bray Wyatt
  • Carmella
  • Chad Gable
  • Darren Young
  • Dash Wilder
  • Diamond Dallas Page
  • Earthquake
  • Enzo Amore
  • Jason Jordan
  • JBL
  • Mark Henry
  • Paige
  • Razor Ramon
  • Ric Flair
  • Rusev
  • Sami Zayn
  • Samoa Joe
  • Sasha Banks
  • Scott Dawson
  • Sheamus
  • The Miz
  • Titus O’Neil
  • Typhoon
  • Zack Ryder

2K Games also uploaded another ring entrance video for WWE 2K17, this time focusing on Bill Goldberg, who will be available in the game as a bonus for those who pre-order.

WWE 2K17 will be released for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on October 11.

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36 more wrestlers added to WWE 2K17 including “Macho Man” Randy Savage

Oh yeah! Randy Savage, better known as “The Macho Man” to wrestling fans the world over, will be joining the WWE 2K17 roster this October. His inclusion was announced as part of this week’s “Suplex City Census” update, which also featured 35 other WWE superstars who are now officially part of the game:

  • AJ Styles
  • Alexa Bliss
  • Alundra Blayze
  • Arn Anderson
  • Bam Bam Bigelow
  • Becky Lynch
  • Bo Dallas
  • Bubba Ray Dudley
  • Bushwhacker Butch
  • Bushwhacker Luke
  • Christian
  • Curtis Axel
  • Dana Brooke
  • Dolph Ziggler
  • D-Von Dudley
  • Emma
  • Eva Marie
  • Fandango
  • Kofi Kingston
  • Lita
  • “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig
  • Naomi
  • Natalya
  • Neville
  • “Macho Man” Randy Savage
  • “Ravishing” Rick Rude
  • Rikishi
  • Shawn Michaels
  • Stardust
  • Sting
  • Summer Rae
  • Tamina
  • Tatsumi Fujinami
  • Trish Stratus
  • Tyler Breeze
  • Xavier Woods

This week’s update features a lot of names from the WWE’s late 80s heyday including “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig, “Ravishing” Rick Rude, Shawn Michaels, and Bam Bam Bigelow. But this is balanced out by a large batch of current WWE superstars including AJ Styles, Dolph Ziggler, and Stardust.

2K Games will release WWE 2K17 for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on October 11. We can expect to get another “Suplex City Census” update next week, but in the meantime, check out a new entrance video from the game featuring The New Day (Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, and Big E).

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2K Games adds 41 wrestlers to WWE 2K17’s roster


2K Games has partnered with IGN to create the “Suplex City Census,” a promotion that’ll unveil the roster of playable wrestlers in WWE 2K17 over the next few weeks.

So far, more than 40 wrestlers have been added to the game’s roster including current WWE superstars like Triple H, R-Truth, and Daniel Bryan. The roster will also feature a healthy number of former champions including Andrew the Giant, Ultimate Warrior, and Bret “Hitman” Hart.

Every wrestler announced as part of the “Suplex City Census” can be found right here:

Playable Wrestlers in WWE 2K17 Announced on August 2

  • Aiden English
  • Booker T
  • Brian Pillman
  • Brie Bella
  • Chris Jericho
  • Diego
  • Erick Rowan
  • Fernando
  • Heath Slater
  • Jey Uso
  • Jimmy Uso
  • Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart
  • Konnor
  • Larry Zybszko
  • Nikki Bella
  • R-Truth
  • Simon Gotch
  • Ultimate Warrior
  • Viktor

Playable Wrestlers in WWE 2K17 Announced on August 9

  • Alicia Fox
  • Andre the Giant
  • Baron Corbin
  • Big E
  • Billy Gunn
  • Braun Strowman
  • Bret “Hitman” Hart
  • British Bulldog
  • Cesaro
  • Charlotte
  • Daniel Bryan
  • Edge
  • Finn Balor
  • Hideo Itami
  • Jake “The Snake” Roberts
  • Kalisto
  • Randy Orton
  • Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat
  • Sin Cara
  • The Rock
  • Triple H
  • Tyson Kidd

WWE 2K17 will be released for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on October 11.

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Puff Daddy is curating WWE 2K17’s in-game soundtrack

Two years ago, John Cena and Wiz Khalifa teamed up to create the soundtrack for WWE 2K15. This year, 2K Games called up Sean Combs, better known to the public as “Puff Daddy,” to curate the in-game soundtrack for WWE 2K17.

“I am a huge WWE fan. I love the intensity and the competition and I wanted fans to feel that energy in the soundtrack for WWE 2K17,” said Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs. “While prepping for the upcoming Bad Boy 20-Year Family Reunion Tour, I’ve been thinking a lot about the past and the artists that inspired me. I mixed some of my favorites with some of the best new acts in the game today to create something really special.”

Combs selected 13 songs for the game’s soundtrack from “established and emerging artists” from the hip-hop, indie and alternative rock, heavy metal, and electronic dance worlds. Here’s the complete tracklist:

WWE 2K17 Soundtrack

  • Action Bronson and Joey Bada$$ (Featuring Rico Love) – “What About The Rest Of Us”
  • Anderson Paak – “Come Down”
  • Andy Black – “We Don’t Have To Dance”
  • Axwell Λ Ingrosso – “This Time”
  • Black Sabbath – “Paranoid”
  • Bring Me The Horizon – “Run”
  • FIDLAR – “Drone”
  • French Montana (Featuring Kojak Black) – “Lockjaw”
  • Ishi (Featuring French Montana, Wale, and Raekwon) – “We Run”
  • P. Diddy, Black Rob, and Mark Curry – “Bad Boy For Life”
  • Travis Barker and Yelawolf – “Out of Control”
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Ride”
  • Yellow Claw (Featuring Lil Eddie) – “We Made It”

WWE 2K17, which will be released on October 11, is in development at Yuke’s and Visual Concepts for the PS3, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.

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Vince, Shane, and Stephanie McMahon will all appear as playable wrestlers in WWE 2K17


It’s a McMahon family reunion as Stephanie McMahon has revealed (via Twitter) that she’ll appear as a playable wrestler in WWE 2K17, alongside her brother, Shane, and father, Vince:

Vince most recently appeared in last year’s WWE 2K16, but this announcement marks the first time all three McMahons will be playable wrestlers in the same game since 2012’s WWE 13.

2K Games is teaming up with IGN to unveil a large chunk of WWE 2K17’s roster over the next five weeks. Dubbed the “Suplex City Census,” the second batch of playable wrestlers will be announced next Tuesday, August 2.

WWE 2K17 will be released for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on October 11.

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