First Free WWE Star Announced For WWE 2K23

3 weeks ago by Dave Adamson

First Free WWE Star Announced For WWE 2K23 2K Games

A WWE star has been announced as “coming soon” for an upcoming update to the well-received WWE 2K23 video game.

Already boasting an impressive roster, WWE 2K23 will add superstars through paid-for DLC packs and, it’s now been confirmed, for free with updates.

The official WWE Games Twitter account confirmed the addition of Mia Yim to the game and shared a video of her in-ring entrance, which you can see below.

She will be playable after the next update, which the account notes is “coming soon”.

This may be the start of a number of free DLCs for WWE 2k23 with GameRant noting that WWE Games Associate Gameplay Producer Bryan Williams stated that 2K plans to “patch in” some free roster additions.

More paid DLC is coming for the game, with the Pretty Sweet pack set for release on May 17 featuring Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Tiffany Stratton, Elton Prince and Kit Wilson.

June 14 will see the Race to NXT DLC, featuring Harley Race, Ivy Nile, Wendy Choo, Tony D’Angelo and Trick Williams.

On July 19, players will be able to get hold of Revel with Wyatt DLC, featuring Bray Wyatt, Zeus, Sarah Logan, Joe Gacy and Blair Davenport.

August 16 brings players the Bad News U DLC containing Eve Torres, Wade Barrett, Damon Kemp, Andre Chase and Nathan Frazer.

WWE 2K23 was launched on March 17 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

For anyone interesting in turning their WWE 2K23 player experience into an alternative WWE Universe experience, here’s a recap of what happened on the May 8 episode of WWE Raw:

Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins def. Damian Priest, Shinsuke Nakamura in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament

Mustafa Ali def. Otis when Chad Gable and Maxxine Dupri argued and distracted Otis

Finn Balor def. Cody Rhodes, The Miz in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament

Brock Lesnar, who had cost Cody Rhodes the aforementioned three-way, attacked Rhodes and demanded a rematch from Backlash at Night of Champions, which Rhodes later accepted

Rhea Ripley def. Dana Brooke and was then confronted by Natalya

Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn def. Giovanni Vinci & Ludwig Kaiser

Johnny Gargano, Candice LeRae, Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis reunited The Way backstage, and Gargano hinted at someone else returning soon which could be Tommaso Ciampa

Zoey Stark def. Nikki Cross

Becky Lynch returned and confronted Trish Stratus

Dominik Mysterio def. Xavier Woods

Seth Rollins def. Finn Balor in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament

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