WWE 2K23: and his name is JOHN CENA!
Wrestling superstar John Cena, one of the 4 greatest WWE champions of all time, will appear in WWE 2K23. 2K announced that the new installment in the Visual Concepts franchise, which will be available soon on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PC, will feature actors from Taskmaster as the headliner.
John Cena, 16-time world champion, executive producer of game soundtracks, and rapper from the hit album You Can’t See Me, will be comes to the cover of WWE 2K23 with three emblem poses by edition. He will also detail his career in the Showcase mode of the game.
Like John Cena, our cover Superstar, the team at Visual Concepts have not shied away from the challenge of proving that the quality of the WWE 2K franchise is here to stay. WWE 2K23 takes the winning formula and adds some more. We can’t wait to see how our fans react to the 2K Showcase and WarGames modes.
Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts
Among the novelties of this game, the introduction of the WarGames mode and the addition of several game modes. In addition, fans can also expect Huge roster of WWE Superstars and Legends like Roman Reigns, “American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes, Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and much more. Check out what’s new in the game in this blog post.
Global release date ofDeluxe Edition from WWE 2K23 and fromEdit Icon is slated for March 14, 2023 through Early Access, followed by a March 17, 2023 release ofEditStandard from’Cross Generations Edition.
4 versions in detail:
- I’Standard edition will be available for a suggested retail price of €69.99 on previous generation consoles (PS4, Xbox One) in both physical and digital formats; €59.99 on PC only in digital format; as well as a suggested retail price of €74.99 for the current console (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S) in both physical and digital formats.
- I’Cross Generations Edition will be available in digital format for a suggested retail price of €74.99 for the PlayStation and Xbox consoles. Cross-Gen Edition includesStandard edition on previous and current generation platforms within the same console family and the same PlayStation or Xbox account.
- I’Deluxe Edition will be available for a suggested retail price of €99.99 on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One in physical and digital formats, and only on PC in digital format. I’Deluxe Edition includingStandard editionBad Bunny Bonus Package, plus a Season Pass for the five content packs available after launch; package My Mega-Boost increase and the package Supercharger; John Cena Ruby MyFACTION Evo Card, Gold MyFACTION Edge Card, Bianca Belair Emerald MyFACTION Card, Gold Asuka MyFACTION Card, and 3 Premium Launch MyFACTION Packs. I’Deluxe Edition will be available from March 14, 2023 – three days before Standard Edition and Cross Gen !
- I’Edit Icon will be available for a suggested retail price of €119.99 on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC, and features original cover art created by acclaimed WWE-inspired artist Rob Schamberger. Besides thatStandard edition and all bonus content included inDeluxe EditionI’Edit Icon propose Cruel Aggression Pack, to celebrate 20 years of John Cena’s WWE career with nostalgic versions of John Cena as “Prototype”, “Batista” as Leviathan, Randy Orton, and Brock Lesnar. You will also have access to the arena WrestleMania 22 and the John Cena Legacy Championship. Additional bonus content includes My FACTION Paul Heyman Manager Emerald Card and 3 My FACTION Launch Premium Deluxe PacksEdit Icon will be available from March 14, 2023 – three days before Standard Edition and Cross Gen !
- Bad Bunny Pre-Order Bonus Package Offer : Players who pre-orderStandard edition and Digital Cross-Gen Bundle will receive the Bad Bunny Bonus Package, which includes Bad Bunny as a playable character as well as a My FACTION Ruby* level Bad Bunny card. Bad Bunny Pre-Order Bonus Package includedDeluxe Edition andEdit Icon at launch.
*Pre-Order Bonus offer is available until March 16, 2023 for those who pre-order WWE 2K23 Standard Edition and Cross Gen Digital Edition. Offer is for one (1) Bad Bunny Bonus Pack, which includes one playable Bad Bunny character and one Ruby-level My FACTION card. The Bad Bunny Bonus Pack is included with the Deluxe Edition and Icons. For digital pre-orders, the items will be available automatically on March 17, 2023. For physical pre-orders, items can be downloaded in-game via the code provided in the box. Terms apply.