A slew of new offerings from 2K will ensure that the fun is only just beginning when WWE 2K17 hits store shelves this fall.
On Thursday, 2K announced new details regarding its upcoming DLC, Season Pass and Digital Deluxe Edition for WWE 2K17. The new content, which adds a new dose of WWE’s past and present into the vaunted WWE video game series, will begin releasing in fall 2016 and will continue to do so into 2017.
Regarding WWE 2K17’s DLC offerings
The upcoming WWE 2K17 downloadable content gives grappling gamers a new set of features and playable characters for the latest edition of the venerated WWE video game series.
This year’s WWE 2K17 DLC offerings include:
- The Accelerator, available for a suggested price of $4.99, gives players instant access to all content within WWE 2K17’s VC purchasable section (excluding DLC), plus control over rankings and attributes for all playable in-game characters.
- The Future Stars Pack, available for a suggested price of $8.99, adds Austin Aries, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Mojo Rawley and Tye Dillinger to the playable roster.
- The Hall of Fame Showcase, available for a suggested price of $9.99, allows players to recreate iconic battles from WWE history in their storied settings, including:
- Cactus Jack & Diamond Dallas Page vs. The Fabulous Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael “P.S.” Hayes) (WCW Saturday Night 1992)
- The Fabulous Freebirds (Buddy Roberts & Michael “P.S.” Hayes) vs. Kerry & Kevin Von Erich (WCCW 1986)
- Ivory vs. Jacqueline (SmackDown 2000)
- Sting (gold and black tights) vs. Ric Flair (Clash of Champions 1988)
- Sting (n.W.o. Wolfpac ring gear) vs. Bret Hart (WCW Halloween Havoc 1998)
- Papa Shango vs. The Godfather (Dream Match)
- Big Boss Man (with Albert) vs. Big Show (Armageddon 1999)
- The Legends Pack, available for a suggested price of $8.99, boosts the playable roster with a collection of WWE Legends, including Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, Eddie Guerrero, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Sycho Sid and Tatanka.
- MyPlayer Kick Start, available exclusively for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for a suggested price of $9.99, gives players control over their created Superstar’s rankings and immediate access to all clothing which provides attribute boosts in MyCareer mode.
- The New Moves Pack, available for a suggested price of $3.99, provides a new set of maneuvers for players to add to their virtual arsenals in WWE 2K17, including the Swingout Neckbreaker (made popular by current WWE Raw Women’s Champion Charlotte), the Elbro Drop (made popular by Zack Ryder), the Face Wash Combo (made popular by Samoa Joe) and the TJP Clutch (made popular by current WWE Cruiserweight Champion T.J. Perkins).
- The NXT Enhancement Pack, available to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players for a suggested price of $9.99, gives players access to Apollo Crews, Nia Jax and Shinsuke Nakamura as playable characters, and 50 percent more points at the NXT level in MyCareer. PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gamers can still gain access to this trio of NXT Superstars by obtaining the NXT Legacy Pack, which will be available for a suggested price of $4.99.
Regarding WWE 2K17 Season Pass
Players can gain access to many of the popular WWE 2K17 DLC offerings at a reduced price by acquiring this year’s Season Pass. The Season Pass, which will be available for a suggested price of $29.99, will include the Accelerator, Future Stars Pack, Hall of Fame Showcase, Legends Pack and New Moves Pack.
Regarding WWE 2K17 Digital Deluxe Edition
2K also confirmed that a Digital Deluxe Edition of WWE 2K17 will be available via PlayStation Network and Xbox Live.
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players can expect the following in the WWE 2K17 Digital Deluxe Edition, which is available for pre-order now for $89.99:
- Copy of WWE 2K17
- WWE 2K17 Season Pass
- WWE 2K17 MyPlayer Kick Start
- WWE 2K16 MyPlayer Kick Start (available immediately with pre-order purchase)
- Goldberg Pack (access to two playable Bill Goldberg characters, as well as playable WCW Monday Nitro and Halloween Havoc arenas)
- Theme (PlayStation 4 only; available immediately with pre-order purchase)
The WWE 2K17 Digital Deluxe Edition for PlayStation 3, which will be available for a suggested price of $79.99, will contain the following:
- Copy of WWE 2K17
- WWE 2K17 Season Pass
- NXT Legacy Pack
WWE 2K17 is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB, and is currently scheduled for worldwide release Oct. 11, 2016, on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, as well as PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.