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WWE 2K22 Cover Reveal, Editions, Features & New Trailer!

Today 2K announced the full set of features for WWE 2K22, including the WWE 2K22 Cover Reveal, Game Editions, a new Trailer, and new Screenshots.

WWE 2K22 is set to release on March 11, 2022, for PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, and is available for pre-order today.

The game will feature a redesigned game engine, new controls, stunning graphics, and all-new game modesIn this article we go over everything that is part of today's WWE 2K22 reveal:

WWE 2K22 Cover Reveal Feat. Rey Mysterio

As speculated from the initial announcement trailer, WWE 2K22 features Rey Mysterio on the cover in celebration of his 20th anniversary as a WWE Superstar.

A globally recognized icon, Rey Mysterio is synonymous with the Mexican tradition of Lucha Libre – featuring fast-paced action, incredible aerial maneuvers, and masked competitors - and paved the way for many high-flying, agile Superstars.

WWE 2K22 Editions Guide: Pre-Order, Deluxe & nWo 4-Life Editions Content Details

WWE 2K22 Features & Game Modes

From the redesigned gameplay engine to new controls and upgraded visuals, WWE 2K22 is set to look, feel, play, and “Hit Different.” The engine, coupled with WWE 2K’s most stunning graphics to date, ensures an unprecedented level of realism for the franchise.

Alongside an updated and intuitive control scheme, as well as an immersive presentation and varied camera angles, players will feel the pressure and reward of every punch, kick, and slam.

WWE 2K22 Screenshot - The Rock vs John Cena

The WWE 2K22 Game Modes include popular modes such as:

  • The returning 2K Showcase - starring Rey Mysterio - incorporates new features and updates, allowing players to relive the iconic moments behind Mysterio’s most famous matches.
  • MyRISE, the Career Mode of WWE 2K22 where the players chart their own paths to superstardom.
  • Universe Mode, giving players the ability to fully customize their WWE experience down to the smallest details. From taking control over brands, to premium live events, match results, rivalries, and more.
  • Upgraded Creation Suite, which allows players to create the ultimate custom Superstars, Arenas, and Championships. Players can share all their creations with the global WWE 2K22 community, for the first time ever with Cross-Platform Community Creations between PlayStation, Xbox, and PC!

In addition, WWE 2K22 will introduce these brand new Game Modes to the WWE 2K experience:

  • MyGM (GM Mode), where players step into the role of a WWE General Manager and call the shots on their way to building the biggest brand in the WWE Universe. From drafting the ultimate roster of WWE Superstars and Legends to developing iconic rivalries and championship showdowns, players will get the chance to take the reins and prove themselves on sports entertainment’s biggest stages.
  • The franchise-first MyFACTION mode, where players can collect and manage their dream faction with weekly events and regular updates, providing tremendous challenges and replay value.

WWE 2K22 Screenshot - GM Mode

WWE 2K22 Game Editions & Pre-Order Bonus

WWE 2K22 will be available in four Game Editions: Standard Edition, Cross-Gen Digital Bundle, Deluxe Edition, and – in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the New World Order faction - nWo 4-Life Digital Edition:

  • 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 (Digital) 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 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 pre-order 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;

  • 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 nWo4-Life Edition at launch.

Check out our WWE 2K22 Game Editions Guide article for a full breakdown of the pre-order details and more information on the different editions of this year’s game.

WWE 2K22 Reveal Trailer & Screenshots

Check out below the brand new WWE 2K22 Reveal Trailer, and see the all-new screenshots at this link.

More To Come

2K will release additional announcements on WWE 2K22, including deep dives on specific game modes and features, roster reveals, and much more, in the coming weeks.

Stay tuned on The SmackDown Hotel for upcoming reveals, and for more information on the game visit the WWE 2K22 News and WWE 2K22 Roster sections.

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