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Content offerings, season pass, digital deluxe for WWE 2K17

Mojo Rawley in WWE 2K17 - Suplex City Census.
Mojo Rawley in WWE 2K17 - Suplex City Census.

2K announced details surrounding the downloadable content offerings, Season Pass and Digital Deluxe editions for WWE 2K17, the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE video game franchise.

The downloadable content offerings will include playable characters from WWE, NXT, WCW and WCCW; a playable match showcase based on the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016; a host of new in-game moves; and access to both unlockable content and player progression features. The individual content packages will begin releasing in late 2016, with some packages releasing in early 2017, for the PlayStation4 and PlayStation3 computer entertainment systems, as well as Xbox One and Xbox 360.

WWE 2K17’s extensive and diverse downloadable content offering celebrates WWE’s past, present and future, including playable characters from WWE, NXT, WCW and WWE, match-driven content based on the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016 and a large number of new in-game moves,” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts. “Alongside WWE 2K17’s commitment to authentic, simulation-based gameplay, an extensive playable roster and fan-favorite features, such as MyCareer and the Creation Suite, this year’s offering complements our all-inclusive WWE experience at a great value.”

About the WWE 2K17 Downloadable Content Offerings

The WWE 2K17 downloadable content offerings are scheduled to include the following items and be available for purchase on the PlayStation™Network for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 systems, as well as Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft for Xbox One and Xbox 360:

Accelerator

  • Players will gain access to all unlockable content available at launch in the game’s VC Purchasable section (excluding downloadable content);
  • Players can also decide the overall rankings and attribute levels for all playable characters throughout the life of the product;
  • The Accelerator will be available for $4.99.

Future Stars Pack

  • Playable WWE and NXT Superstars: Austin Aries, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Mojo Rawley and Tye Dillinger;
  • The Future Stars Pack will be available for $8.99.

Hall of Fame Showcase

  • Playable matches include:
    • Cactus Jack and Diamond Dallas Page vs. The Fabulous Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin and Michael “PS” Hayes) (WCWSaturday Night 1992);
    • The Fabulous Freebirds (Buddy Roberts and Michael “PS” Hayes) vs. Kerry and 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. The Big Show (Armageddon 1999);
  • The Hall of Fame Showcase will be available for $9.99.

Legends Pack

  • Playable WWE Legends: Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, Eddie Guerrero, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Sycho Sid and Tatanka;
  • The Legends Pack will be available for $8.99.

MyPlayer Kick Start (PS4 system and Xbox One Exclusive)

  • Players will gain access to unlock and boost created Superstar ratings and attributes made available at launch as part of the game’s MyCareer mode;
  • Players can also unlock all clothing made available at launch that provides attribute boosts in MyCareer;
  • MyPlayer Kick Start will be available for $9.99.

New Moves Pack

  • Explore a wide variety of new in-game moves, including the Swingout Neckbreaker (made popular by current WWE Raw Women’s Champion Charlotte); the Elbro Drop (made popular by WWE Superstar Zack Ryder); the Face Wash Combo (made popular by NXT Superstar Samoa Joe; and the TJP Clutch (made popular by current WWE Cruiserweight Champion T.J. Perkins);
  • The New Moves Pack will be available for $3.99.

NXT Enhancement Pack (PS4 system and Xbox One Exclusive)

  • Playable NXT Superstars: Apollo Crews, Nia Jax and Shinsuke Nakamura;
  • Players will earn a 50 percent boost in points while competing at NXT during MyCareer;
  • The NXT Enhancement Pack will be available for $9.99.

NXT Legacy Pack (PS3 system and Xbox 360 Exclusive)

  • Playable NXT Superstars: Apollo Crews, Nia Jax and Shinsuke Nakamura;
  • The NXT Legacy Pack will be available for $4.99.

About the WWE 2K17 Season Pass

Players may purchase select WWE 2K17 downloadable content at a reduced price point through the game’s Season Pass. For $29.99, a savings of more than 15 percent versus individual content purchases, players will receive the following items as they become available:

  • Accelerator;
  • Future Stars Pack;
  • Hall of Fame Showcase;
  • Legends Pack;
  • New Moves Pack.

About the WWE 2K17 Digital Deluxe Editions

2K also announced Digital Deluxe Editions for WWE 2K17 will be available via PlayStation™Network and Xbox Live as follows:

  • PS4 system and Xbox One ($89.99) – available for pre-order now:
    • 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 (PS4™ system only; available immediately with pre-order purchase).
  • PS3 system ($79.99) – available beginning Oct. 11, 2016:
    • Copy of WWE 2K17;
    • WWE 2K17 Season Pass;
    • NXT Legacy Pack.

* PlayStation™Network or Xbox Live account and Internet connection required. Copy of WWE 2K17 required to play.

Fans can check out WWE 2K17 on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WWE2K17 or subscribe on YouTube.

Developed collaboratively by Yuke’s and Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, WWE 2K17 is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB. WWE 2K17 is currently scheduled for worldwide release on Oct. 11 for the PlayStation4 and PlayStation3 computer entertainment systems, as well as Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Consumers who pre-orderWWE 2K17 at any participating retailer will receive two playable characters of legendary WCW and WWE star Bill Goldberg, as well as playable WCW Monday Nitro and Halloween Havoc arenas, at no extra cost on launch day.

To learn more about the WWE 2K17 roster – Suplex City Census – and experience the interactive maps revealing residents of Suplex City’s neighborhoods, as well as all roster members, visit

wwe.2k.com/suplexcity.

For more information on all aspects of WWE 2K17, visit

wwe.2k.com.

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