Take-Two Interactive launched its First Quarter earnings and there’s a facet that wrestling avid gamers will discover attention-grabbing to notice.
Within the report, there’s a “future line-up” part and on the docket for the fiscal 12 months of 2023 is certainly WWE 2K23. The “fiscal 12 months” doesn’t imply that followers must wait till 2023 to obtain the subsequent rendition within the WWE 2K collection because the federal authorities designates the beginning of “fiscal 2023” on October 1, 2022. With that in thoughts, WWE did play a little bit little bit of catch-up this 12 months as WWE 2K22 wasn’t launched till March. Up to now, the 2K titles have been launched a substantial period of time earlier than the Christmas vacation, however the expectations have been excessive for the discharge of WWE 2K22 contemplating a 12 months was taken off and the critiques for WWE 2K20 have been completely abysmal, prompting the writer to take a 12 months off and regroup.
WWE Video games went again to the drafting board to transform and simplify their gameplay mechanics to make the sport extra accessible. 2K22 additionally reintroduced the ever-in style GM mode to the WWE franchise and welcomed a function referred to as “MyFaction” which permits customers to create a dream faction of wrestlers to rival legendary ones just like the NWO and Degeneration-X.
Earlier than WWE 2K22 was launched, a report from Fightful said that WWE was rumored to be having talks with EA with regard to creating a brand new publishing partnership. In response to the report, WWE was annoyed with the connection it had with Take-Two, and 2022 was thought of a “make or break 12 months” for Take-Two and 2K. Nonetheless, the reception to WWE 2K22 has been constructive total and the brand new quarterly report signifies that every one is copacetic between WWE and Take-Two. WWE could have professional wrestling recreation competitors later this 12 months as the primary AEW recreation, “AEW: Struggle Perpetually,” is about to be launched.
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