Mega wrestling star John Cena, one of the 4 greatest WWE champions of all time, will be featured in WWE 2K23. 2K has 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 have the actor from Taskmaster as its headliner.
John Cena, 16-time world champion, executive producer of the game’s soundtrack, and rapper of the popular album You Can’t See Me, will be present on the cover of WWE 2K23 with three emblematic poses according to the editions. He will also recount his career in the game’s Showcase mode.
Like John Cena, our cover Superstar, the team at Visual Concepts has not shied away from the challenge of proving that the quality of the WWE 2K franchise is here to stay. WWE 2K23 taking a winning formula and adding more. We can’t wait to see how our fans react to the 2K Showcase and WarGames modes.
Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts
New features of the game include the introduction of WarGames mode and additions for several game modes. In addition, fans can also expect a large roster of WWE Superstars and Legends such as Roman Reigns, “American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes, Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, etc. Check out what’s new in the game in this blog post.
The global release date ofDeluxe Edition of WWE 2K23 and ofEdit Icon is scheduled for March 14, 2023 through Early Access, followed by a March 17, 2023 release ofEditingStandard of’Cross-Gen Edition.
The 4 versions in detail:
- L’Standard Edition will be available at a suggested retail price of €69.99 on previous generation consoles (PS4, Xbox One) in physical and digital formats; €59.99 on PC in digital format only; as well as at a recommended retail price of €74.99 on existing consoles (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S) in physical and digital formats.
- L’Cross-Gen Edition will be available in digital format at a suggested retail price of €74.99 for PlayStation and Xbox consoles. The Cross-Gen Edition includesStandard Edition on previous and current generation platforms within the same console family and the same PlayStation or Xbox account.
- L’Deluxe Edition is available for a recommended retail price of €99.99 on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One in physical and digital format, and on PC only in digital format. L’Deluxe Edition with theStandard Editionthe Bad Bunny Bonus Pack, including the Season Pass for five content packs available after launch; the package My ASCENSION Mega-Boost 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. L’Deluxe Edition will be available from March 14, 2023 – three days before the Common Editions and Cross Gen !
- L’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 renowned WWE-inspired artist Rob Schamberger. In addition toStandard Edition and all bonus content included inDeluxe EditionI’Edit Icon suggest the Ruthless Aggression Pack, to celebrate John Cena’s 20-year 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 of WrestleMania 22 and the John Cena Legacy Championship. Additional bonus content includes the My FACTION Paul Heyman Manager Emerald Card and 3 My FACTION Launch Deluxe Premium PacksEdit Icon will be available from March 14, 2023 – three days before the Standard Editions and Cross Gen !
- Bad Bunny Pre-Order Bonus Pack Offer : Players who pre-ordered theStandard Edition and the Digital Cross-Gen Bundle will receive the Bad Bunny Bonus Pack, which includes Bad Bunny as a playable character as well as a My FACTION Ruby* level Bad Bunny card. The Bad Bunny Pre-Order Bonus Pack is included in theDeluxe Edition and theEdit Icon at launch.
*Pre-Order Bonus 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 Bad Bunny playable character and one Ruby-level My FACTION card. The Bad Bunny Bonus Pack is included in the Deluxe and Icon Editions. For digital pre-orders, the items will be automatically available on March 17, 2023. For physical pre-orders, the game items can be downloaded via the code provided in the box. There are conditions.