Get in the ring and Raise Some Hell with WWE 2K16

The undisputed champion of wrestling games returns with the biggest roster in WWE games history and the 'Texas Rattlesnake' Stone Cold Steve Austin as its Cover Superstar! Play as your favorite Superstars from the past, present, and future and experience the most authentic, comprehensive, in-your-face WWE video game of all time!

The game was developed in a collaboration between Yuke's and Visual Concepts, and published by 2K Sports for Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. It is the sequel to WWE 2K15, and was succeeded by WWE 2K17

Counting all the DLC, the game features a large 187-character roster.

WWE 2K16 Full Roster

Game Features

The newest addition to the flagship WWE franchise will deliver authentic, high-powered, and hard-hitting action, including fan-favorite features and new WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends, gameplay innovations, presentation updates, and more.

Offering more than 120 unique playable characters, including cover Superstar Stone Cold Steve Austin alongside Seth Rollins, Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose, Bad News Barrett, Paige and Finn Bálor, WWE 2K16 includes the largest roster in WWE games history. The roster contains an unprecedented combination of current WWE Superstars and Divas, emerging NXT talent, WWE Hall of Famers and WWE alumni from multiple eras. 

Building on last year’s foundation, WWE 2K16’s Creation Suite deepens the player’s arsenal with new and returning features, including Create a Diva, Create a Championship, Create an Arena, and Create a Show. Key improvements have also been made to existing fan-favorite offerings, including Create a Superstar, Create an Entrance, Moveset, Superstar Studio and Community Creations.

WWE 2K16’s core wrestling gameplay is smoother and more responsive than ever, with thousands of new animations, enhancements in Chain Wrestling, new pin and submission systems, improved AI, dynamic entrances, new working holds and a revised reversals system to deliver the most fun and authentic WWE experience to date.

Overall enhancements in WWE 2K16 improve upon authenticity across the board, including a new cloth system and better hair physics, realistic broadcast presentation and flow, and for the first time ever a 3-man commentary featuring Michael Cole, John ‘Bradshaw’ Layfield and Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler, with thousands of additional commentary lines.

Define your legacy in MyCAREER competing in epic matches and making critical choices while rising through the ranks from NXT to WWE, to earn a spot in the WWE Hall of Fame. Train, compete against others, and now define your character in personality-driven interviews and through the forging of alliances and rivalries.

Completely overhauled based on fan feedback, WWE 2K16 provides users with multiple ways to play online with the WWE Games community, including an improved matchmaking system: WWE Live, 2K Tonight and Team Up are the new multiplayer modes you can participate in for PS4 & Xbox One.

Relive an Iconic Career

Relive and play through some of the most iconic WWE matches and moments of all-time in 2K16’s single player story campaign, 2K Showcase. Complete objectives to unlock legendary characters, gear, match types, and unlockables from WWE history.

2K Showcase presents a match-by-match exposition of the famed career of WWE Legend Stone Cold Steve Austin.  Packed with hard-hitting cinematics, historic WWE video packages, authentic WWE Superstar voiceovers, and loads of unlockables, there’s no shortage of content to explore. Players will experience first-hand the birth of Austin 3:16 at King of the Ring 1996 and follow Stone Cold’s hellacious path to glory up through his final match at WrestleMania XIX in 2003. Each match features optional objectives to complete to earn new Superstars, Managers, alternate attires, and more.  The player can access more detail on how to complete a particular objective from the pause menu. Bonus matches featuring key events from Austin’s time in WCW and ECW await those skilled enough to unlock them.

The WWE 2015 Hall of Fame Showcase DLC features 6 iconic matches and 1 dream match of the 2015 inductees to the Hall of Fame.

Build your own WWE Universe

WWE Universe has been improved drastically with new core systems to have a richer and more dynamic WWE.

WWE 2K16 makes core improvements to stories, rivals, and match card selections. In addition, for the first time, Superstars can be assigned to multiple shows, enabling players to have a broader experience.

WWE Universe mode offers the ultimate WWE sandbox experience in WWE 2K16. Book matches, assign Superstars and Divas to shows and pay-per-views, create rivalries and alliances or watch them transpire on their own. For the first time, characters now have personality traits that can affect their decisions in gameplay and storylines.  And with the new status effect system, the outcomes of these matches and stories can result in temporary boosts or penalties for those involved. The choices are yours to influence and control in this mode of near-endless possibilities.

Pre-Order Bonus

Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator:

Fans who pre-order WWE 2K16 at any participating retailer will receive two exclusive playable versions of Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator:

  • T-800 from The Terminator
  • T-800 from Terminator 2: Judgment Day


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