Full WWE 2K22 Gameplay Reveal Set For January 2022
A trailer aired during WWE SummerSlam 2021
2K Games have confirmed a full gameplay reveal for WWE 2K22 will take place next January ahead of the game's release in March 2022.
A teaser trailer for the newest WWE 2K outing was shown during SummerSlam 2021 on Saturday night as the developer showed off a new look and designs for some of the promotions' biggest stars.
The trailer confirmed that the release date for WWE 2K22 had been pushed back from November 2021 to March 2022 and now 2K have said a full game reveal will take place next January, two months before the game is set to hit shelves and consoles across the world.
A statement issued by 2K Games read:
"During WWE’s SummerSlam 2021 broadcast on August 21, 2K and Visual Concepts revealed WWE 2K22 is currently scheduled for release in March 2022, capitalizing on the momentum of the “Road to WrestleMania,” when WWE fandom is at a fever pitch.
"The reveal was made with an electrifying video package of WWE 2K22 gameplay featuring WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio, as well as a first glance at Roman Reigns, Goldberg, Bayley, Bobby Lashley, Drew McIntyre, The Miz, Sheamus, Shinsuke Nakamura, Rhea Ripley, Finn Bálor, Ricochet and Kane. A screenshot of WWE Superstar Edge was also shared, showing off incredible detail in his entrance attire, pyrotechnics, and stage lighting.
"WWE 2K22 promises new controls, incredible graphics, and a redesigned engine for the most impressive WWE 2K experience to date. As part of the game’s development process, 85% of the in-game roster has taken part in facial scanning for ultra-realistic and updated character models, and more than 3,400 new animations have been captured. More details will be revealed in January 2022.
"For more information on WWE 2K22, visit the game’s official website, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WWE2K22 or subscribe on YouTube."