2K has introduced an arcade-style WWE recreation and addressed concern concerning the destiny of the simulation collection.
WWE 2K Battlegrounds is a brawler by World Warfare Z and NBA 2K Playgrounds developer Saber Interactive, and it is out autumn 2020. It options stylised depictions of well-known wrestlers, with outlandish strikes and environments. Count on extra on the sport quickly. Till then, here is the trailer:
In the meantime, 2K has addressed concern about the way forward for its sim collection after it emerged WWE 2K21 was cancelled following the disastrous launch of WWE 2K20.
In an open letter to followers, 2K pointed to the 5 title updates it had launched for WWE 2K20 since launch, and promised servers for WWE 2K19 “will stay energetic in the meanwhile”.
As for the subsequent sim recreation, 2K mentioned it will not launch a brand new recreation this 12 months “to make sure the event workforce at Visible Ideas can create an excellent recreation that can entertain grizzled WWE 2K veterans, in addition to newcomers who need to climb by way of the ropes and step into the ring for the very first time”.
WWE 2K20 was the primary recreation within the collection primarily developed by Visible Ideas, the US studio answerable for the NBA video games. Previous to this entry, the WWE video games have been co-developed by Visible Ideas and Japanese studio Yuke’s.
To show WWE 2K round, the corporate has employed Patrick Gilmore as govt producer. Gilmore was most just lately boss of Amazon Video games, which is about to launch an MMO known as New World.
“We hope you discover this information as thrilling as we do. We’re assured it can result in higher video games sooner or later,” 2K mentioned.