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WWE 2K23 Release Date Announced: Watch Teaser Trailer Here

WWE 2K23 has been finally announced officially after months of rumors and speculations. Check out the release date, teaser trailer, editions, roster, cover star, and pre-order details of WWE 2K23 in this post.

Ahead of the glorious celebration of WWE Monday Night RAW’s 30th Anniversary, WWE and 2K have surprised the wrestling fans with the official unveiling of this year’s annual wrestling simulator which will feature a long star-studded roster.

This time, 2K is adding the much-awaited WarGames (WWE’s version) to the playable modes and Bad Bunny is also going to be available as a wrestler. However, there’s a certain thing you need to do in order to play like him.

WWE 2K23 Release Date: When is it coming?

On January 23, 2023, WWE and 2K officially announced the release date of WWE 2K23. The upcoming wrestling simulator will launch on Friday, March 17, 2023. Early access to the launch takes place three days before on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

To get early access to WWE 2K23, you need to pre-order the game right now. The pre-orders are live and we have shared the procedure to order the game right away in the later sections. You will also unlock cool perks by buying your copy early.

WWE 2K23 Editions: Who’s the Cover Star?

John Cena is on the cover of all three editions of WWE 2K23. This year’s title will be celebrating the WWE icon’s 20th anniversary as a wrestling superstar. There is a unique documentary-styled 2K showcase mode that highlights Cena’s glorious journey in the WWE.

The three editions of WWE 2K23 are as followed:

  • Standard Edition– costs $69.99 on current-gen consoles & $59.99 on last-gen consoles
  • Cross-Gen Edition– costs $69.99
  • Icon Edition– costs $119.99

The ultimate version features original cover art by artist Rob Schamberger. Meanwhile, all three editions have unique covers featuring none other than John Cena as Twitterati couldn’t stop joking that the upcoming title’s cover is going to be blank!

WWE 2K23 Gameplay: What’s New This Time?

WWE 2K23 is going to be the standard annual wrestling simulator but with some significant new additions. The biggest new add-on is the WarGames match type that features two rings, and two cages, and can be played in 3v3 or 4v4 single-player or online.

2K has also teased a “unique new take” on the documentary style 2k Showcase mode which features the highlights of 16-time world champion and the cover star John Cena’s legendary career.

MyGM mode is returning this time with key expansions and MyFaction is getting online multiplayer in WWE 2K23. The story-focused MyRise, Universe, and Creation modes are also back while Creation Suite, custom arenas are now playable online.

There are also new customization options for entrances too. You can take a look at this brief WWE 2K23 teaser trailer to know what’s cooking this time:

WWE 2K23 Roster Revealed Partially

The developer has also revealed the roster of WWE 2K23 partially and there are major names on the list including Brock Lesnar, Bad Bunny, Randy Orton, John Cena (obviously), and various others.

Here is the WWE 2K23 roster revealed so far:

  • Bad Bunny
  • Batista
  • Brock Lesnar
  • Cody Rhodes
  • John Cena
  • Randy Orton
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Roman Reigns
  • “Stone Cold” Steve Austin

More wrestlers and superstars for the roster will be revealed soon as we lead up to the launch which is scheduled for the upcoming March.

WWE 2K23 Pre-Order: How to Order it Now?

The pre-orders for WWE 2K23 are live and wrestling fans can order their copy of the upcoming title right away. If you want to pre-order WWE 2K23 and unlock the cool bonuses, follow these steps:

  • Visit the official WWE 2K Store to pre-order WWE 2K23 from here.
  • Now select your region from the drop-down menu.
  • Next, choose the edition of the game you want to buy on the left.
  • Next, select the platform you want to get the game for.
  • Finally, click on the red “Pre-Order” button.

After that, you’ll be taken to the payment page. Complete the payment using a compatible payment method and your copy of the upcoming game will be reserved. Once done, you’d have successfully unlocked your WWE 2K23 pre-order bonus.

What’s the Pre-Order Bonus for WWE 2K23?

If you pre-order any edition of WWE 2K23, more specifically the Standard Edition or the Cross-Gen Digital Bundle, you will get the Bad Bunny Bonus Pack as a bonus. The pack unlocks Bad Bunny as a playable character in the game and the Ruby tier Bad Bunny MyFaction card.

Not only this but you will also unlock 3 days of early access by pre-ordering the game. This means you’ll be able to enjoy the game starting March 14th while the main launch takes place on March 17th.

Here’s what each edition of WWE 2K23 brings for the price:

WWE 2K23 Standard Edition:

  • Base game
  • Bad Bunny Bonus Pack (If you pre-order it)

WWE 2K23 Cross-Gen Digital Edition:

  • Base game
  • Full cross-gen support
  • Bad Bunny Bonus Pack (If you pre-order it)

WWE 2K23 Deluxe Edition:

  • Base Game
  • 3-Day Early Access, starting March 14th, 2023.
  • Bad Bunny Bonus Pack

Deluxe Edition Content-

• Season Pass Access (5x DLC)

• MyRISE Mega-Boost

• SuperCharger

• 1x Ruby John Cena MyFACTION Evo Card

• 1x Emerald Bianca Belair MyFACTION Card

• 1x Gold Asuka MyFACTION Card

• 1x Gold Edge MyFACTION Card

• 3x Basic Premium Launch MyFACTION Packs

WWE 2K23 Icon Edition:

  • Base Game
  • 3-Day Early Access, starting March 14th, 2023.
  • Bad Bunny Bonus Pack
  • Deluxe Edition Content

Ruthless Aggression Content-

• Playable Prototype Cena

• 1x Prototype Cena MyFACTION Card

• Playable Leviathan Batista

• Playable Throwback Randy Orton

• Playable Throwback Brock Lesnar

• John Cena Legacy Championship Belt

• WrestleMania 22 Arena

Icon Edition Content-

• 1x Emerald Paul Heyman Manager MyFACTION Card

• 3x Deluxe Premium Launch MyFACTION Packs

Final Take

WWE 2K23 is already looking incredible and wrestling fans are helluva excited. Social media platforms are buzzing about it ever since the announcements. More details about the upcoming title will be available very soon.

We’ll keep you posted with all the leaks and news about WWE 2K23. Stay tuned to find the latest updates. Aren’t you excited yet?

Saquib Hashmi
Saquib Hashmi
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