The wait is over. WWE 2K19 is here.
2K’s latest edition of its celebrated WWE video game series is now available worldwide for Playstation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. Players everywhere can pick up a copy of WWE 2K19 at their favorite local video game retail stores or via digital download.
There’s a lot for players to look forward to when they fire up WWE 2K19 on their favorite gaming consoles starting today. Here are 10 things everyone needs to know before they test their mettle in the most anticipated video game in the WWE Universe.
AJ Styles is the WWE 2K19 cover Superstar
Those looking to pick up a physical copy of WWE 2K19 today should be on the lookout for The Phenomenal One. 2K selected AJ Styles as the WWE 2K19 cover Superstar, putting him in an elite club that includes Seth Rollins, Brock Lesnar, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, John Cena and The Rock.
The new Towers mode might just win you $1 million dollars
2K introduced an all-new Towers mode in WWE 2K19. This new mode asks players to complete a string of unique challenges and tests of endurances that are grouped in Towers. One of these — the AJ Styles Million Dollar Tower — is a key challenge for those hoping to conquer the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge. Details and eligibility requirements for the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge are available on 2K’s official website.
Superstars selected their favorite songs for the WWE 2K19 soundtrack
2K solicited suggestions from Triple H, Alexa Bliss and several other Superstars for what songs should appear on the official WWE 2K19 soundtrack. UpUpDownDown unveiled the 12 tunes that made the cut, all of which are available for streaming on Apple Music.
2K Showcase mode is back with a spotlight on Daniel Bryan’s career
Due to overwhelming popular demand, 2K Showcase returns to WWE 2K19 with a special focus on Daniel Bryan’s illustrious career. Players will compete in 11 milestone matches from Bryan’s career, plus one surprise battle, all while watching never-before-seen interview packages starring WWE’s “Yes!” Man.
MyCareer features new storylines and fully voiced characters
2K revamped this year’s MyCareer with all-new storylines that offer dramatic twists and shifts that put players on a path from independent promotions to WWE glory. In addition, 2K also recorded over 1,000 lines of dialogue from over two dozen Superstars to add to the drama and realism of MyCareer.
Gameplay improvements include new strategies, match types and animations
WWE 2K19 improves animations for character attacks, battles in crowded rings and elsewhere. 2K also introduced new match types for multi-Superstar battles, most notably with the addition of the Women’s Royal Rumble Match. There are also more realistic Hell in a Cell and Steel Cage structures.
The WWE 2K19 roster is enormous
The WWE 2K19 roster of playable characters features over 190 past and present Superstars.This vaunted group of virtual competitors will include Ronda Rousey, who is making her WWE video game debut, and Rey Mysterio, who is making his epic return.
The WWE 2K19 Creation Suite is bigger and better than ever
For players who just want to quickly introduce a new MyPlayer, the Creation Suite now offers a Create-a-Superstar Randomizer that allows them to generate a new character with the push of a button. For everyone else, there are new body types, environment filters and custom Money in the Bank briefcases and championship side plates among other added offerings.
WWE 2K19 offers more arcade-style gameplay options
Those who want to add some light-hearted fun to their virtual fights can now compete as a zombie Triple H or give a custom MyPlayer a block-body type. They can turn on Big Head mode, which gives all competitors a supersized noggin. Or maybe they just want to test their luck in the House of Horrors.
There’s still more to come with this year’s DLC offerings
These 10 tidbits not enough to satiate your excitement for WWE 2K19? 2K recently announced the DLC offerings and Season Pass details, which will add new Superstars, features and modes to WWE 2K19 in the weeks and months to come.