WWE 2K19 [Video Game News]: The Phenomenal One!

WWE 2K19 [Video Game News]: The Phenomenal One!

2K today announced AJ Styles as the cover Superstar for WWE 2K19 the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE video game franchise. An unparalleled in-ring competitor and distinguished personality recognized globally for his accomplishments spanning nearly two decades, “The Phenomenal One” – also a massive video game enthusiast – will usher in WWE 2K19’s worldwide marketing campaign of “Never Say Never” while inviting fans to learn more about the video game. WWE 2K19 is currently scheduled for worldwide release on October 9, 2018 for the PlayStation4, Xbox One X and PC.

2K also disclosed initial plans for the groundbreaking WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge. In a call to action issued by Styles today, eligible entrants can participate in the international contest via PS4 and Xbox One in four steps:

  •  Beat a to-be-announced new mode in the game;
  •  Submit a winning promotional video that shows why you will beat AJ Styles in WWE 2K19;
  •  Make it to the semifinal round of competition and beat the other three semifinalists in WWE 2K19;
  •  As the finalist, compete one-on-one in WWE 2K19 against AJ Styles – and defeat him – to win one million dollars.

Additional details surrounding the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challengeare available at wwe.2k.com/milliondollarchallenge/rules, with further announcements to come later this year.

“As a hardcore gamer and ambassador of everything it means to ‘Never Say Never’ in both my professional and personal life, it is a dream come true to be selected as the WWE 2K19 cover Superstar,” said AJ Styles. “From Seth Rollins last year to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, John Cena, Stone Cold Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar, I am honored to join this incredible list of past WWE 2K cover Superstars and put my own unique stamp on the franchise. Get ready to join me in the virtual ring, because WWE 2K19 and the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challengewill be nothing short of phenomenal!”

In addition, today 2K announced details surrounding WWE 2K19 premium product offerings and their scheduled release dates:

About the WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition

Players who purchase the WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition, available in both physical and digital varieties at participating retailers, will receive Early Access to their game copies and in-game bonuses beginning four days early on Friday, October 5, 2018 for PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC. The WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition includes the following items:

  • Copy of WWE 2K19 video game with Deluxe Edition packaging;
  • Access to WWE 2K19 Season Pass digital content (details announced this summer);
  • Access to WWE 2K19 pre-order bonus digital content (details announced this summer);
  • Access to WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition digital content (details announced this summer).

About the WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition 

Players who purchase the WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition at participating retailers will also receive Early Access to their game copies and in-game bonuses beginning four days early on Friday, October 5, 2018 for the PS4™ system and Xbox One. The WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition includes the following items:

  • Copy of WWE 2K19 Deluxe Editionwhich includes the following items:
    • Copy of WWE 2K19 video game with Deluxe Edition packaging;
    • Access to WWE 2K19 Season Pass digital content (details announced this summer);
    • Access to WWE 2K19 pre-order bonus digital content (details announced this summer);
    • Access to WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition digital content (details announced this summer);
  • Premium packaging;
  • Exclusive and rare physical collectibles;
  • Limited Edition WWE SuperCard content.

-Press release from 2K Games

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