THQ have today announced that WWE legend The Rock has won the battle, and the auspicious honour of gracing the cover of the collector’s edition of WWE 12, the forthcoming release from the renowned WWE gaming franchise. In a face-off against John Cena, his opponent in the main event at next year’s WrestleMania XXVIII, The Rock was selected by voters in a franchise-first opportunity to choose a cover Superstar for a WWE videogame.

And if you voted for anyone else for the cover, don’t fret too much because ultimately IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT YOU THINK!

The WWE 12 Collector’s Edition is slated to include the following material:

  • Foil sleeve cover packaging featuring The Rock
  • Copy of WWE ’12 videogame
  • The Rock playable in-game character
  • Exclusive Foil Topps Trading Card featuring The Rock
  • Art Image of The Rock
  • WWE Blu-Ray/DVD featuring:
    • WWE Championship Match – Booker T vs. The Rock – SummerSlam – 19th August, 2001
    • Intercontinental Championship Match – Chris Jericho vs. Rob Van Dam – Raw – 16th September, 2002
    • World Heavyweight Championship Match – Triple H vs. Kane – Raw – 23rd June, 2003
    • 60-Minute Iron Man Match for the WWE Championship – Kurt Angle vs. Brock Lesnar – SmackDown! – 18th September, 2003
    • WWE Championship Match – Eddie Guerrero vs. Rey Mysterio – SmackDown! -18th March, 2004

WWE 12 is set for release in the UK on 25th November 2011.


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