WWE 2K has announced that a WWE 2K22 full gameplay reveal is coming in January 2022, ahead of the title’s release in March.
During SummerSlam, a commercial aired for the upcoming WWE videogame, featuring the likes of Roman Reigns and Rhea Ripley. It was confirmed that the game will release next year, ahead of WrestleMania 38.
WWE 2K has confirmed that a full gameplay reveal in will come in January 2022. It has been stated that “new controls, incredible graphics, and a redesigned engine” will be showcased during the reveal.
WWE 2K noted the following:
WWE 2K22 SLATED TO HIT DIFFERENT IN MARCH 2022
New gameplay debuted during WWE SummerSlam broadcast, with a full reveal to come in January 2022
During WWE’s SummerSlam 2021 broadcast on August 21, 2K and Visual Concepts revealed WWE 2K22 is currently scheduled for release in March 2022, capitalizing on the momentum of the “Road to WrestleMania,” when WWE fandom is at a fever pitch.
The reveal was made with an electrifying video package of WWE 2K22 gameplay featuring WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio, as well as a first glance at Roman Reigns, Goldberg, Bayley, Bobby Lashley, Drew McIntyre, The Miz, Sheamus, Shinsuke Nakamura, Rhea Ripley, Finn Bálor, Ricochet and Kane. A screenshot of WWE Superstar Edge was also shared, showing off incredible detail in his entrance attire, pyrotechnics, and stage lighting.
WWE 2K22 promises new controls, incredible graphics, and a redesigned engine for the most impressive WWE 2K experience to date. As part of the game’s development process, 85% of the in-game roster has taken part in facial scanning for ultra-realistic and updated character models, and more than 3,400 new animations have been captured. More details will be revealed in January 2022.
For more information on WWE 2K22, visit the game’s official website, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WWE2K22 or subscribe on YouTube.
It has been reported that the relationship between WWE and 2K Games is “seriously strained“.