It wont be long now before we are able to get our hands on the new WWE video game. 2K have announced the release date of the new Battlegrounds game along with some more information about the format of the game.
It was confirmed today that the retro arcade style game will be made for Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Stadia and Windows PC. It will be available for purchase on September 18th.
Check out the teaser video below:
Within the game you will be able to test your skills with five different game modes including an exciting campaign mode in which you can choose one of seven superstars to fight for the chance to earn a WWE contract.
You get to experience taking part in various bootcamp locations from around the world within the campaign. You will also get to learn from Wrestling Legends such as Paul Heyman and Sone Cold Steve Austin.
There will be tournaments, exhibition matches and even a King of the Battleground gauntlet match with up to eight players. The best of all these modes is that they are online competitions.
Here is the official statement regarding the launch of the game:
“2K today announced that WWE® 2K Battlegrounds, the arcade-style brawler that will bring over-the-top WWE action to a new level of intensity, will release worldwide on September 18, 2020 for the PlayStation®4 system, the Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X and Windows PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch™ system and Stadia. Featuring a roster of more than 70 WWE Superstars and Legends at launch, with additional Superstars to be released thereafter, WWE 2K Battlegrounds is now available for pre-order in digital formats and at participating retailers.
“Developed by Saber Interactive, WWE 2K Battlegrounds offers explosive excitement in an approachable experience for everyone from passionate WWE fans to casual players, with several ways to play:
“Exhibition: Take part in Exhibition matches at home or on-the-go, anytime and anywhere, in local and online multiplayer action for up to four players;
Campaign: Join the adventures of seven new WWE hopefuls – created exclusively for WWE 2K Battlegrounds – in Campaign mode and compete for the chance to earn a WWE contract. Along the way, you’ll unlock new arenas, inspired by locations such as the Everglades, a military-style Bootcamp, Mexico, New York and Scotland, while receiving guidance from legendary personalities including “Stone Cold” Steve Austin® and Paul Heyman™;
King of the Battleground: Take on all comers in the King of the Battleground, an online, last-man-standing mode where four players start in the ring while four more wait outside to enter, challenging you to run the gauntlet and defeat them all;
Online: Test your toughness in online tournaments and Exhibition matches.
“WWE 2K Battlegrounds is available now for pre-order in Standard Edition (MSRP $39.99) and Digital Deluxe Edition (MSRP $49.99). Players who pre-order the Standard Edition will receive WWE Hall of Famer Edge®* at launch. The Digital Deluxe edition includes Edge, as well as all versions of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Rock and Ronda Rousey® unlocked at the beginning of play, plus 1100 bonus Golden Bucks, in-game currency that can be used to unlock Superstars, as well as cosmetic items**.”