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WWE 2K15 marks the franchise’s debut on PC

by on April 29, 2015
 

Recently 2K announced that their prominent WWE video game franchise, WWE 2K, has made its debut on PC with the release of WWE 2K15 on Steam. Available for $49.99, the title mirrors the in-game content offered by the console version. Here are some screens for this version:

Those who pick up the game on PC will be able to access all of the following immediately:

  • Full Game;
  • Access to two playable Sting characters: the mysterious, ghost-like persona with black and white face paint, as well as his earlier look featuring bright colors and a blond, flattop hairstyle;
  • Access to two playable Hulk Hogan® characters: Hulk Hogan and “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan.

The list of upcoming DLC for the PC, which will be available in spring of 2015, is free of charge to consumers who purchase the game and include:

  • WCW Pack
    • Playable WCW Superstars: Bam Bam Bigelow, Diamond Dallas Page, Fit Finlay, Lord Steven Regal and Lex Luger;
  • NXT® ArRIVAL Pack
    • Playable Former WWE Champion, NXT General Manager and Monday Night Raw announcer: JBL®;
    • Playable NXT Superstars: Adam Rose™ and The Ascension™ (Konnor™ and Viktor™);
    • Playable NXT Diva: Emma™;
  • New Moves Pack
    • More than 30 new moves, including an alternate version of Sister Abigail (made popular by Bray Wyatt™), the Gutwrench Suplex (made popular by Cesaro™), Rack Attack (made popular by Nikki Bella™) and Running Knee Smash (made popular by Brie Bella™), as well as the Uso Crazy and Spinning Powerbomb (made popular by Jimmy Uso® and Jey Uso®);
  • Accelerator
    • Instant access to all unlockable content available in the game;
  • 2K Showcase: One More Match
    • Story focused on the rivalry between WWE Superstars Randy Orton® and Christian® in 2011;
    • Playable WWE Superstars (2011 versions): Christian, Randy Orton, Edge®, Mark Henry® and Sheamus®;
    • Playable arenas from 2011: SmackDown®, Extreme Rules®, Over the Limit® and Capitol Punishment™;
  • 2K Showcase: Hall of Pain
    • Playable WWE Superstars (2011 versions): Mark Henry, Big Show®, Kane®, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Sheamus, The Great Khali®, Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan® and Ryback®;
    • Playable arenas: SmackDown (2011), Vengeance® (2011) and WrestleMania® 29;
  • 2K Showcase: Path of the Warrior
    • Story focused on the career of WWE Hall of Famer Ultimate Warrior;
    • Playable WWE Hall of Famers: Ultimate Warrior (1989-1996), Hulk Hogan (1990), Andre the Giant (1988), Sgt. Slaughter (1991) and “Macho Man” Randy Savage (1991);
    • Playable WWE Legends: Honky Tonk Man (1988), Rick Rude (1990) and Colonel Mustafa (1991);
    • Playable WWE Superstars: Undertaker (1991) and Hunter Hearst Helmsley (1996);
    • Access to WWE Hall of Fame ring announcer Howard Finkel and WWE managers Jimmy Hart, Bobby Heenan, Paul Bearer, Sherri, Sid Justice and General Adnan;
    • Playable arenas: WrestleMania VI, VII and XII; SummerSlam (1988, 1990 and 1991); Saturday Night’s Main Event® XXIV and Madison Square Garden.
Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts, stated, “WWE 2K15 for Windows PC represents another step forward for the WWE 2K portfolio as we continue expanding the brand’s content offerings to additional platforms. PC gamers who are long-time franchise fans are certain to enjoy the comprehensive and authentic WWE experience through simulation-based gameplay for the very first time.”
What are your thoughts on the new PC release of this title? Were you hoping it would arrive on PC, or are you completely indifferent?
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