Bobby Lashley, EC3, Lio Rush and Ricochet Set to Headline WWE® 2K19 Season Pass and Downloadable Content Offerings
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 19, 2018--2K today announced details surrounding the Season Pass and downloadable content offerings for , the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE video game franchise. The offerings will include playable WWE, NXT and 205 Live Superstars, including Bobby Lashley, EC3, Lio Rush and Ricochet; a large variety of new in-game moves; and access to both unlockable content and player progression features. The individual content packages will begin releasing in late 2018, with some packages releasing in early 2019, for the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, and Windows PC.
“ WWE 2K19 ’s downloadable content will offer many popular playable WWE, NXT and 205 Live Superstars, as well as our largest offering of new moves to date,” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts. “This content is a must-have and great value for any WWE 2K fan, and it serves as a solid complement to this year’s extensive roster, feature set offerings and overall gameplay experience.”
About the WWE 2K19 Downloadable Content Offerings*
WWE 2K19 downloadable content offerings are scheduled to include the following items and be available for purchase on the PlayStation™Network for the PS4™ system, Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft for Xbox One and Steam for Windows PC:
AcceleratorPlayers 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; The Accelerator will be available for $4.99.
MyPlayer KickStartPlayers will gain access to unlock and boost MyPlayer 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; MyPlayer KickStart will be available for $9.99.
New Moves PackExplore more than 50 in-game moves, including the Atomic Drop into Double Leg Combo (made popular by WWE Superstar Jeff Hardy); the Exploder vs. Opponent on the Apron (made popular by NXT Superstar Tyler Bate); the Slingshot X-Factor (made popular by 205 Live Superstar Mustafa Ali); and the Assisted Twist of Fate, Avalanche Splash & Side Effect Combo and the Senton & Leg Drop Combo (made popular by WWE Superstars Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt); The New Moves Pack will be available for $3.99.
Rising Stars PackPlayable WWE, NXT and 205 Live Superstars: Candice LeRae, Dakota Kai, Lacey Evans, Lio Rush, Maria Kanellis, Mike Kanellis and Ricochet; The Rising Stars Pack will be available for $9.99.
Titans PackPlayable WWE and NXT Superstars: Bobby Lashley, EC3 and War Raiders (Rowe and Hanson); The Titans Pack will be available for $9.99.
About the WWE 2K19 Season Pass
Players may purchase select WWE 2K19 downloadable content at a reduced price point through the game’s Season Pass. For $29.99, a savings of more than 20 percent versus individual content purchases, players will receive the following items as they become available:Accelerator; MyPlayer KickStart; New Moves Pack; Rising Stars Pack; Titans Pack.
* PlayStation™Network or Xbox Live account and Internet connection required. Copy of WWE 2K19 required to play.
Players who purchase the WWE 2K19 Wooooo! Edition at participating retailers will receive Early Access to their game copies and in-game bonuses beginning four days early on Friday, October 5, 2018 for the PS4™ system and Xbox One. In addition, players who purchase the WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition, available in both physical and digital varieties at participating retailers, will also receive Early Access to their game copies and in-game bonuses – including all Wooooo! Edition digital content – beginning four days early on Friday, October 5, 2018 for the PS4™ system, Xbox One and Windows PC.
Developed collaboratively by Yuke’s and Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, WWE 2K19 is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB. WWE 2K19 is currently scheduled for worldwide release on October 9, 2018 for the PS4™ system, Xbox One and Windows PC. For more information on WWE 2K19 and 2K, visit wwe.2k.com, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #WWE2K19 and #NeverSayNever or subscribe on YouTube. For more information on the WWE 2K19Million Dollar Challenge, please visit wwe.2k.com/milliondollarchallenge/rules.
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