WWE 2K Battlegrounds announced
New WWE game will have a more casual focus, simulation series on hold
Publisher 2K has announced an update on their plans for the future of WWE 2K video games.
First up, there will be a new game called WWE 2K Battlegrounds, with arcade-style action and over-the-top Superstar designs, environments and moves. The game is being developed by Saber Interactive, the studio behind NBA 2K Playgrounds.
WWE 2K Battlegrounds is scheduled to launch this fall and more info will be confirmed later on.
Second, the publisher addressed the poor launch of WWE 2K20. They say they've heard fan feedback, and released five title updates, addressing hundreds of reported concerns, and have released four WWE 2K20 Originals DLC expansions. WWE 2K19 servers will also continue running for the time being.
As for what's next, the publisher is extending the production timeline and will not be releasing a WWE 2K simulation game in 2020 (T2 fiscal year 2021). They want to ensure the development team at Visual Concepts can create a great game.
2K and WWE are reaffirming a long-term commitment to expand the WWE Games family.