WWE 2K23 announced
Wrestling game returns with a showcase based on John Cena
2K has announced WWE 2K23, the newest installment of the flagship WWE video game franchise developed by Visual Concepts, will be releasing this March 2023.
In celebration of his 20th anniversary as a WWE Superstar, 16-time World Champion, John Cena, will be featured on the cover of each edition of the game, striking three of his signature poses.
WWE 2K23 promises several franchise advancements, including a unique new take on the 2K Showcase, the WWE 2K introduction of the fan-favorite WarGames, and expansions to several marquee game modes. In addition, fans can also look forward to a deep roster of WWE Superstars and Legends including Roman Reigns, “American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes, Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and more.
WWE 2K23 features four editions of the game. Standard Edition, Cross-Gen, Deluxe Edition, and Icon Edition. The Standard Edition will be available for $59.99 USD on previous-gen platforms (PS4, Xbox One consoles) and PC and for $69.99 USD on current-gen consoles (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S) in both physical and digital formats. The Cross-Gen edition will be available digitally for $69.99 USD on PlayStation and Xbox consoles. The Cross-Gen edition includes the Standard Edition across previous and current-gen platforms within the same console family and the same PlayStation or Xbox account. Players who pre-ordered the Standard Edition and Cross-Gen Digital Bundle will receive the Bad Bunny Bonus Pack.
The Deluxe Edition will be available for $99.99 USD for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One in both physical and digital formats, and on PC in digital format. The Deluxe Edition includes the Standard Edition, Bad Bunny Bonus Pack, plus a Season Pass to all five post-launch DLC content packs; the MyRISE Mega-Boost and SuperCharger; Ruby John Cena MyFACTION Evo Card, Gold Edge MyFACTION Card, Emerald Bianca Belair MyFACTION Card, Gold Asuka MyFACTION Card, and three Basic Premium Launch MyFACTION Card Packs. The Deluxe Edition will be available from March 14, 2023 – three days ahead of Standard and Cross-Gen Editions.
The Icon Edition will be available for $119.99 USD for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. In addition to the Standard Edition and all bonus content included in the Deluxe Edition, the Icon Edition includes the Ruthless Aggression Pack, as well as “Leviathan” Batista, developmental rookie versions of Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton, the John Cena Legacy Championship and WrestleMania 22 Arena. Additional bonus content includes an Emerald Paul Heyman MyFACTION Manager Card, and three Deluxe Premium Launch MyFACTION Card Packs. The Icon Edition will be available from March 14, 2023.