The iconic Rey Mastrio is the cover star for WWE 2K22
So many 2’s. WWE 2K22 is coming in March! March 11, 2022 to be spcific. And this time one of the most iconic wrestlers of all time will be on the cover with Rey Mysterio.
I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t considering picking it up just because of that.
Aaaall the Features
Loaded with redesigned gameplay engine, new controls, and upgraded visuals. WWE 2K22 is set to look, feel, play, and “Hit Different.” It has an updated and intuitive control scheme. Along side that is an immersive presentation with varied camera angles. This will let you feel the pressure and reward of every punch, kick, and slam.
Popular game modes including the returning 2K Showcase – starring Rey Mysterio – incorporate new features and updates, allowing players to relive the iconic moments behind Mysterio’s most famous matches. In MyRISE, players chart their own paths to superstardom. With Universe Mode and the upgraded Creation Suite, WWE 2K22 offers players the ability to fully customise their WWE experience down to the smallest details. From taking control over brands, premium live events, match results, rivalries, and more – or creating the ultimate custom Superstar personas, arenas, and championships – players can share all their creations with the global WWE 2K22 community with first-time-ever, cross-platform sharing.
In addition, WWE 2K22 will introduce new modes to the WWE 2K experience: MyGM and MyFACTION. In MyGM, players step into the role of a WWE General Manager and call the shots on their way to building the biggest brand in the WWE Universe. From drafting the ultimate roster of WWE Superstars and Legends to developing iconic rivalries and championship showdowns, players will get the chance to take the reins and prove themselves on sports entertainment’s biggest stages. With the franchise-first MyFACTION mode, players can collect and manage their dream faction with weekly events and regular updates, providing tremendous challenges and replay value.
WWE 2K22 Editions and Pre-Order Bonus
WWE 2K22 features four editions of the game. The first three are the Standard Edition, Cross-Gen Digital Bundle, Deluxe Edition. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the New World Order faction there is the – nWo 4-Life Digital Edition:
- The Standard Edition will be available for $109.95 NZD on previous-gen platforms (PS4, Xbox One consoles and PC). For $119.95 NZD you can grab it on current-gen consoles (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S) physical and digital.
- The Cross-Gen Bundle will be available for $134.95 NZD and includes the digital Standard Edition and the Starrcade ’96 Rey Mysterio Pack across previous and current-gen within the same PlayStation and Xbox consoles;*
- The Deluxe Edition will be available for $159.95 NZD. The Deluxe Edition includes the Standard Edition plus the Undertaker Immortal Pack;a Season Pass to all five post-launch DLC content packs; the MyRISE Mega-Boost and SuperCharger packs; limited edition WWE SuperCard content (included in-box for physical copies only). The Deluxe Edition will be available from March 8, 2022.
- The nWo 4-Life Digital Edition will be available for $189.95. It celebrates 25 years of the faction that turned the sports entertainment world on its head. It starts with the Standard Edition, and all bonus content included in the Deluxe Edition. Then on top of that the nWo 4-Life Edition comes with MyFACTION EVO Cards and alternate nWo attires for Hollywood Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and Syxx plus a playable Eric Bischoff character, WCW Souled Out 1997 and WCW Bash at the Beach 1996 arenas, and the nWo Wolfpac Championship.
- Pre-Order Bonuses: Players who pre-order the Standard Edition and Cross-Gen Digital Bundle will also receive the Undertaker Immortal Pack, which includes three additional Undertaker personas, MyFACTION EVO cards for Undertaker, plus MyFACTION Perks and Bonuses, including an Undertaker MyFACTION Logo Card, Undertaker MyFACTION Wallpaper Card, and Undertaker MyFACTION Nameplate Card. This pack is also included in the Deluxe Edition and nWo 4-Life Digital Edition at launch.