WWE 2K22 Release Date, Trailer, Gameplay, System Requirements and More

Several games get new features, performance improvements, and sometimes even new game modes. If you are a fan of WrestleMania or for that matter even any type of wrestling game, then you might have heard about the WWE series of games by Visual Concepts. The WWE 2K series has been around for a long time, and like every year, we get a new game for 2022. So, let’s talk about the WWE 2K22 Release Date, Trailer, Gameplay, System Requirements, etc.

The WWE 2K games are enjoyable. It’s even more enjoyable when you play with friends offline. I remember playing and enjoying WWE 2K18 with a few friends who have multiple controllers plugged into the PC and enjoyed wrestling around in the game. You could choose your favorite wrestler and make use of special moves and perform a knockout move to defeat your opponent. While these games are all fun, being able to enjoy newer yearly release titles can sometimes be difficult. However, that doesn’t mean the new WWE game isn’t worth your time. Today, we’ll be looking at everything we know about the release date, trailer, gameplay, and other details for the new WWE 2K22 game.

WWE 2K22 Release Date

WWE 2K21 was never released but, that didn’t mean it was the end of the WWE 2K series. At WrestleMania 37, the new WWE 2K22 game was announced. The announcement trailer showed off a few work-in-progress clips and a coming soon release date. However, we got to see an announcement trailer that showed off the release date slated for March 11, 2022 release date.

WWE 2K22 Release Date

WWE 2K22 Publisher and Developer

The developer and publisher for WWE 2K22 are Visual Concepts and 2K. The same duo that has been putting out the previous WWE 2K games. 2K has also published various games such as Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, NBA 2K22, Borderlands 3, Mafia: Definitive Edition, PGA Tour 2K21 to name a few.

WWE 2K22 Trailer

The WWE 2K22 trailer was revealed on the 26th of January this year. The trailer or rather the announcement trailer shows off different aspects of the new WWE 2K22 game. The trailer shows off a few behind-the-scenes moments of what it takes to make a WWE game. It also shows that the game is built on a fully redesigned game engine paired with much better and visually pleasing graphics. You can check out the trailer for the new game heading here.

WWE 2K22 Gameplay

Well, since we didn’t get to see a WWE game release in 2021, many fans of WWE have high hopes for the new game. And, to make things much better, we do get to see a few new things that might excite some of you. So the game will be running a redesigned engine. This means that you can expect better game physics, body movement, and even an improvement in the controls that you will be using to perform various kinds of moves and attacks while in the ring. The game will also be showcasing some legends and superstars at WWE. Meaning you will not only be able to play with your favorite writers but also perform your favorite dives, knockouts, and finishers right away.

WWE 2K22 Release Date

WWE 2K22 MyGM – New Feature

With WWE 2K22, you will be introduced to MyGM – a new feature that makes its debut in the game. So, what is it? Well, now you get to take and play the role of General Manager of your WWE Superstars. You will be competing against GMS from different brands to build up the biggest and largest brand that WWE has ever seen. And yes, this also means that you can set up different matches and championships and above all, interfere with things as and when you like to.

We also get to see a new Booyaka trailer that shows off different in-game fight scenes and celebration moments with the Believer soundtrack playing out in the background. At first glance, the trailer does look promising enough and fans are excited about it, which shows that it is heading in the right direction. Now apart from all of this, we also have a list of superstars that will be in the new WWE 2K22 game.

WWE 2K22 Release Date

International Superstars

  • Mansoor
  • Jinder Mahal
  • Asuka
  • Sheamus

WWE 2K22 Legends Roster

  • Big Boss Man
  • Booker T
  • Chyna
  • Macho Man Randy Savage

WWE 2K22 Woman’s Division Roster

  • Raquel Gonzales
  • Natalya
  • Liv Morgan
  • Shayna Baszler
  • Naomi

WWE 2K22 Smackdown Superstars Roster

  • Cesaro
  • Humberto Carrillo
  • Sami Zayn
  • Drew Gulak

WWE 2K22 RAW Superstars Roster

  • AJ Styles
  • Damian Priest
  • The Miz
  • Dolph Ziggler
  • Seth Rollins

WWE 2K22 Official Soundtracks

Now, we do know that in-game music and soundtracks are enjoyed by a lot of people, and sometimes, it’s just the music that brings more thrill to a game. At times, it can also be possible that such soundtracks in the game also help to discover music that you might have never heard. We get to see Machine Gun Kelly out here producing tracks for the game and will also be a playable character for those who are fans of MGK and his music. Here are the tracks that are featured in the game.

  • Machine Gun Kelly – Concerts for Aliens
  • Machine Gun Kelly ft Yungblud & Bert McCraken- Body Bag
  • Wu-Tang Clan – Protect Ya Neck
  • Motorhead – Iron Fist
  • Poppy – Say Cheese
  • Royal Blood – Typhoons
  • Bring Me The Horizon – Happy Song
  • The Weeknd – Heartless
  • Turnstile – I Don’t Wanna Go Blind
  • Asking Alexandria – The Final Episode
  • KennyHoopla – Hollywood Sucks

WWE 2K22 Game Pricing and Game Editions

The game is currently available for preorder on Steam, Xbox, and on PlayStation Stores.

PlayStation Consoles Edition and Pricing

  • Standard Edition PS4- $59.99
  • Standard Edition PS5- $69.99
  • Cross Gen for PS4 and PS5- $79.99
  • Deluxe Edition for PS4. PS5- $99.99
  • nWo 4 Life- PS4, PS5- $119.99

Xbox Editions and Pricing

  • Standard Edition Xbox Series X|S- $69.99
  • Cross Gen Bundle- $79.99
  • Deluxe Edition- $99.99
  • nWo 4 Life- PS4, PS5- $119.99

PC Editions and Pricing

  • Standard Edition- $59.99
  • Deluxe Edition- $99.99
  • nWo 4 Life- $119.99

When you preorder any edition for any platform, you will be receiving the Undertaker Immortal Pack, 3 Undertaker playable characters, and finally an Undertaker themed MyFaction pack.

WWE 2K22 Release Date

WWE 2K22 System Requirements

While we do know that the game will simply perform well on the consoles, we are still yet to receive details for the PC minimum and recommended system requirements. However, we do think that the game might work on the similar system requirements that have been revealed for NBA 2K22.

Expected Minimum System Requirements

  • CPU: Intel Core i3 2100 or AMD FX- 4100
  • RAM: 4GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT 450 or AMD Radeon 7770-1
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • OS: Windows 7 and above

Expected Recommended System Requirements

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 or AMD FX 8370
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 or AMD ATI Radeon R9 270
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • OS: Windows 7 and above

WWE 2K22 Multiplayer

You will be able to play the game as a single-player and as a multiplayer. You can choose to play with other people online thanks to the Online PVP mode. Apart from that, you can pick the split screen or shared screen mode to play different competition modes if you have two controllers and a friend to play with you on your PC or console itself.

Conclusion

And this is everything we know so far about the new upcoming WWE 2K22 game. So far the game looks interesting, and we can also see that the game with all of its improvements will be welcomed by old as well as new fans of the WWE universe. It would be fascinating to see the game show up on cloud gaming platforms like GeForce NOW or for that matter even on Google Stadia. So are you planning on preordering the game or hanging around for a while and then purchasing the game to see if there are any issues or anything of such? Do let us know about it in the comments below.

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