The WWE 2K23 release date has finally been and gone. WWE 2K23 is now out worldwide! The game has been received well by players, making it another big step forward for a franchise that just three years ago was in a dreadful state.
Our WWE 2K23 review is now live, so check it out if you are still on the fence about buying it. WWE 2K23 has some exciting new features. A new match type is available, and the ShowCase returns with an adjusted attitude. This year's roster is also one of the biggest ever, with more than 160 playable superstars.
So, without further ado, let's check out the full details of the WWE 2K23 release date.
WWE 2K23 release date
This year's game is out now across the world. On Xbox, PlayStation, and PC players can now jump into the ring and cause some chaos! WWE 2K23 features several franchise advancements, including a unique new take on the 2K Showcase, the WWE 2K introduction of the fan-favourite WarGames, and expansions to several marquee game modes.
The official WWE 2K23 release date was Friday, March 17, 2023. That's when the Standard Edition went live across the world. However, WWE 2K23 Deluxe Edition and Icon Edition players were able to play earlier than this.
The two premium editions unlocked on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 thanks to the early access that comes with them.
WWE 2K23 is once again set to take consoles by storm, with players eager to try out the new game.
With WWE GOAT and multi-time champion John Cena leading the line as the main cover star, 2K Games have wasted no time in attempting to make this year's game the best yet.
WWE 2K23 pre-order perks
WWE 2K23 features four editions of the game: Standard Edition, Cross-Gen, Deluxe Edition, and Icon Edition:
The Standard Edition is available for £49.99 on PC, for £59.99 on previous-gen platforms (PS4, Xbox One consoles) and for £69.99 on current-gen consoles (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S) in both physical and digital formats.
The Cross-Gen edition is available digitally for £69.99 on PlayStation and Xbox consoles. The Cross-Gen edition includes the Standard Edition across previous and current-gen platforms within the same console family and the same PlayStation or Xbox account.
The Icon Edition is available for £104.99 for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC, featuring original cover art by renowned WWE-inspired artist Rob Schamberger.
In addition to the Standard Edition and all bonus content included in the Deluxe Edition, the Icon Edition includes the Ruthless Aggression Pack, celebrating 20 years of John Cena’s WWE career by featuring John Cena’s early “Prototype” character, as well as “Leviathan” Batista, developmental rookie versions of Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton, the John Cena Legacy Championship and WrestleMania 22 Arena.
Additional bonus content includes an Emerald Paul Heyman MyFACTION Manager Card, and three Deluxe Premium Launch MyFACTION Card Packs.
Players who pre-ordered the Standard Edition and Cross-Gen Digital Bundle received the Bad Bunny Bonus Pack, which includes Bad Bunny as a playable character, as well as a Ruby tier Bad Bunny MyFACTION card.
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