2K has entered into an exclusive multi-year agreement with WWE granting it the exclusive worldwide rights to publish the WWE video game franchise across all major platforms and distribution channels. With the addition of the WWE franchise, 2K will continue a 15-year tradition established by past WWE titles.
WWE 2K14 will include the 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode, a single-player campaign featuring iconic WrestleMania matches and an unparalleled roster spanning three decades of WWE history.
Commencing with the inaugural WrestleMania, the nostalgic journey takes players through more than 45 matches, including the legendary match between Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 3; WWE 2K14 cover Superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson vs. “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan in an “Icon vs. Icon” match at WrestleMania 18; and the much-anticipated WrestleMania 28 main event featuring The Rock vs. John Cena. The 30 Years of WrestleMan6ia Mode is inspired by the forthcoming WWE milestone – WrestleMania 30, scheduled for Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
“For nearly three decades, WWE has inspired millions worldwide through the historic, cultural and undeniable phenomenon that is WrestleMania,” said Chris Snyder, Senior Director of Marketing at 2K. “Through the 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode in WWE 2K14, players can now relive their favorite nostalgic and recent WrestleMania moments – from an incredible roster to authentic presentation and match play – in a unique and engaging way.”
WWE 2K14’s 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode will organize matches into a progressive single-player campaign, with the format curated by five distinct eras in WWE history. Unique presentation elements transport players through the different eras, including authentically recreated arenas, WWE Superstar entrances and ring attires, as well as era-specific graphics, screen filters and other presentation elements. In addition, extensive WWE-produced video packages and in-game, cinematic cut scenes set the stage and provide detailed background information on key matches. Historical objectives encourage players to authentically replicate popular match moments, while completing objectives will unlock a host of rewards, including additional playable WWE Superstars, alternate attire options, new arenas and WWE archive photography.
In celebration of today’s 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode announcement, 2K also disclosed the Company and Twitch.TV will present the WWE 2K14 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode Roster Reveal – live on Twitch TV from WWE SummerSlam Axxess on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. PDT. The reveal will be hosted by WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler and WWE Superstar Damien Sandow.
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