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2K Announces New Features For WWE 2K17



2K issued the following:

With WWE 2K17’s release date quickly approaching, 2K today revealed the first feature set details for the next installment in the flagship WWE franchise. Mark Little, Executive Producer at Visual Concepts, today provided a comprehensive overview of several key focus areas for WWE 2K17 in a blog post now live on Key highlights include:

  • Extensive Core Gameplay Experience additions and improvements; return of crowd fighting & backstage brawls, greatly improved the responsiveness of gameplay while also updating game systems like Ladders, Taunts and a new secondary submission system, added thousands of new animations into WWE 2K17
  • New Creation Suite features and additions; added many more parts, more adjustment options and elements like body hair, all of which add to the game’s massive set of customization options, also added a full Highlight Replay system, which allows players to record video highlights from their matches. The video content can be used in the new Create a Video feature, which lets players create videos for use in things like custom entrance titantron videos for created Superstars, deepened the Create a Show feature and added a brand new Create a Victory feature to ensure everyone can create the most comprehensive WWE experience possible.
  • 2K Showcase that was focused on Brock Lesnar, but not enough stars to use; i.e. Kurt Angle
  • WWE Universe Mode; run-ins, as well as pre- and post-match attacks,  brand new Promo Engine that lets the WWE Superstars express their thoughts and emotions to the WWE Universe and one another, revamped offering of all Universe Mode cut scenes, including familiar and brand new scenarios
  • WWE MyCareer; incorporated the new Promo Engine, so Superstars can express themselves to the WWE Universe and also call out or respond to other WWE Superstars.  Backstage interviews with Renee Young take on a whole new dimension with our new backstage brawling gameplay. Now more than ever, how a player competes, reacts, what is said and even what attire is worn can make a difference in a Superstar’s journey through the WWE. At some point, players are also likely to come face to face with Brock Lesnar and his advocate, Paul Heyman. What happens when confronted by this imposing duo will greatly shape a player’s future career growth in WWE.
  • Largest Playable Roster in franchise history.

Full details can be found at the following link:

Developed collaboratively by Yuke’s and Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, WWE 2K17 is rated “16” by PEGI. WWE 2K17 is currently scheduled for worldwide release on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One and Xbox 360 on October 11, 2016. Consumers who pre-order WWE 2K17 at any participating retailer will receive two playable Bill Goldberg characters, as well as playable WCW Monday Nitro and Halloween Havoc arenas, at no extra cost on launch day. For more information on WWE 2K17 and 2K, visit, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WWE2K17 or subscribe on YouTube.

To download assets for WWE 2K17 , please visit the 2K Press Hub.

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