WWE 2K24: Everything You Should Know from the Roster, Editions, Arenas, Pre-order Bonuses and Much More

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WWE 2K24 was released on March 8, 2024, and wrestling fans everywhere are buzzing with excitement.

As the 10th installment in the popular WWE 2K series developed by 2K Games, WWE 2K24 promises significant upgrades and new features.

In this article, we’ll break down everything about WWE 2K24 – from the roster, match types, and gameplay features to pre-order bonuses and editions.

When is WWE 2K24 Coming Out?

  • Standard Edition of WWE 2K24 was released worldwide on March 8, 2024, for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.
  • Deluxe Edition and WM 40 Edition get early access 3 days early on March 5, 2024.

Who is the WWE 2K24 Cover Star?

  • Standard Edition features current Royal Rumble winner American Nightmare Cody Rhodes,
  • Deluxe Edition cover spotlights Raw Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley and Smackdown superstar Bianca Belair.

Which Match Types will be New Addition?

  • Ambulance Match 
  • Casket Match
  • Special Guest Referee Stipulation Match 
  • Backstage Brawl (Tag Team, Triple Threat, Fatal 4-Way)
  • Gauntlet Match

Returning Match Types in WWE 2K24

  • Falls Count Anywhere
  • Extreme Rules
  • TLC
  • Hell In A Cell
  • Steel Cage
  • Iron Man
  • Last Man Standing
  • No Holds Barred
  • Submission
  • Tornado Tag
  • Mixed Gender Tag
  • Battle Royal
  • Elimination Chamber
  • Handicap
  • War Games
  • Royal Rumble
  • Tournaments (Tag Team, Dusty Rhodes Classic, Mixed Match Challenge)

Who is in the WWE 2K24 Roster?

The WWE 2K24 roster boasts over 200 playable characters, making it the largest in series history.

Alongside today’s top WWE Superstars, the lineup includes over 40 legends like The Rock, John Cena, Ric Flair, and Andre the Giant.

Even boxing icon Muhammad Ali joins the fray!

Notable newcomers include NXT standouts like Bron Breakker, Carmelo Hayes, and Cora Jade.

Here are the wrestlers known so far:

Raw

  • Seth “Freakin” Rollins – World Champion
  • Rhea Ripley (mami) – Raw Women’s Champion
  • Cody Rhodes – Royal Rumble winner
  • Gunther – Intercontinental Champion
  • Sami Zayn
  • Drew McIntyre
  • Becky Lynch
  • Damian Priest – Tag Team Champion
  • Finn Bálor – Tag Team Champion
  • Dominik Mysterio
  • Jey Uso (Yeet)
  • Brock Lesnar (Doubtful)
  • Bronson Reed
  • Brutus Creed
  • Chad Gable
  • Chelsea Green
  • Ivar
  • JD McDonagh
  • Jinder Mahal
  • Johnny Gargano
  • Julius Creed
  • Kofi Kingston
  • Liv Morgan
  • Ludwig Kaiser
  • Maxxine Dupri
  • Otis
  • Piper Niven (Doudrop)
  • R-Truth 😂😃
  • Shayna Baszler
  • Tegan Nox
  • The Miz
  • Tommaso Ciampa
  • Xavier Woods
  • Zoey Stark
  • Akira Tozawa

SmackDown

  • Roman Reigns (Tribal Chief, Head of The Table) – Universal Champion
  • Iyo Sky – WWE Women’s Champions
  • Logan Paul – US Champion
  • Paul Heyman
  • Randy Orton
  • Rey Mysterio
  • Solo Sikoa
  • AJ Styles
  • Alba Fyre
  • Asuka
  • Austin Theory
  • Bayley
  • Bianca Belair
  • Charlotte Flair
  • Dakota Kai
  • Humberto
  • Isla Dawn
  • Jimmy Uso
  • Karrion Kross
  • Kevin Owens
  • LA Knight
  • Luke Gallows
  • Michin Mia Yim
  • Tiffany Stratton
  • Zelina Vega

NXT

  • Bron Breakker
  • Carmelo Hayes
  • Channing Lorenzo
  • Cora Jade
  • Fallon Henley
  • Gigi Dolin
  • Roxanne Perez
  • Thea Hail
  • Trick Williams
  • Wolfgang

Legends

  • John Cena
  • Steve Austin
  • Undertaker
  • Andre the Giant
  • Batista
  • Hulk Hogan
  • The Rock
  • Triple H
  • Trish Stratus
  • Ultimate Warrior
  • Kevin Nash
  • Kurt Angle
  • Stardust
  • Bobby “The Brain” Heenan
  • Bray Wyatt
  • Bret Hart
  • Chyna
  • “The Glamazon” Beth Phoenix
  • Lita
  • Trish Stratus
  • Rowdy Roddy Piper
  • Shawn Michaels
  • Dude Love
  • Dusty Rhodes
  • Eddie Guerrero
  • George Steele
  • Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart
  • Macho King Randy Savage
  • Miss Elizabeth
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Razor Ramon
  • Rey Mysterio
  • Rick Rude
  • Ricky Steamboat
  • Superstar Billy Graham
  • The Fiend Bray Wyatt
  • Yokozuna

Here are some of the confirmed superstar ratings for WWE 2K24 so far:

Raw

  • Akira Tozawa – 80
  • Chad Gable – 80
  • The Miz – 81
  • Damian Priest – 86
  • Drew McIntyre – 89
  • Finn Bálor – 87
  • Cody Rhodes – 93
  • Rhea Ripley – 96

SmackDown

  • Jimmy Uso – 84
  • Kevin Owens – 86
  • Solo Sikoa – 86
  • Logan Paul – 90
  • Roman Reigns – 92

NXT

  • Bron Breakker – 91

Legends

  • Muhammad Ali – 97
  • Undertaker – 97
  • Steve Austin – 96
  • The Rock – 95
  • Shawn Michaels – 95
  • Triple H – 94
  • Kurt Angle – 94
  • Eddie Guerrero – 93
  • Macho Man Randy Savage – 92
  • Ultimate Warrior – 91
  • Andre the Giant – 88
  • Razor Ramon – 88
  • Ric Flair – 88

How Many Arenas Are There?

According to the reports so far, WWE 2K24 will include over 30 unique arenas to compete in.

Here’s a breakdown:

  • 3 current WWE weekly arenas – Raw, SmackDown, NXT,
  • 2023 PPV live events arenas: Royale Rumble 2023, WM 39, WM40, Blacklash 2023 etc
  • 5 classic WWE arenas – MSG, LA Sports Arena, Barclays Center
  • 3 ECW arenas – Hammerstein Ballroom, Hardcore Heaven, Heat Wave
  • 4 WCW arenas – Nitro, Souled Out, Bash at the Beach, Starrcade
  • 21 playable WrestleMania arenas – From the very first WrestleMania to the most recent WrestleMania 39

The 21 WrestleMania arenas will allow players to recreate historic matches and moments from the Showcase of the Immortals at venues like the Orange Bowl Stadium, Allstate Arena, Levi’s Stadium, and more.

What are the Pre-Order Bonuses?

Depending on which edition you pre-order, WWE 2K24 comes with exclusive unlockable superstars and alternate attires.

1) Standard Edition

  • Base game
  • 1-month subscription to streaming service Peacock 
  • Play on older-generation consoles in PS4 and Xbox One.
  • A digital copy of the WWE 2K23 Standard Edition.

2) Deluxe Edition

Nightmare Family Pack

  • Dusty Rhodes (’76) + MyFACTION Card
  • Stardust
  • Undashing Cody Rhodes
  • “Superstar” Billy Graham
  • Mattel Cody Rhodes (Bruised) Playable Character and MyFACTION Card
  • Pharaoh Manager MyFACTION Card

Deluxe Edition Content

  • Season Pass, which includes 5 DLC Packs
  • MyRISE Mega-Boost
  • SuperCharger
  • Rhea Ripley MyFACTION Gold Card
  • Bianca Belair MyFACTION Gold Card
  • Rhea Ripley Alternate Attire
  • Bianca Belair Alternate Attire

3) 40 Years of WrestleMania 40 Edition

  • Showcase Superstars Roster Unlock
  • WrestleMania 40 Arena
  • Rey Mysterio‘s WrestleMania 22 attire
  • Charlotte Flair‘s WrestleMania 33 robe
  • Triple H WrestleMania 30 attire
  • Macho King Randy Savage WrestleMania 6 attire
  • Rhea Ripley WrestleMania 36 attire
  • Gold MyFACTION for ALL cards of the above

The Deluxe and 40 Years of WrestleMania editions in particular offer great value for WWE fans with their roster additions and callback attires to classic WrestleMania moments.

How Much Does It Cost?

WWE 2K24 is offering three options:

  • Standard Edition ($59.99) – Base game only
  • Cross-Gen Edition ($69.99) – Base game only with cross-generation playability
  • Deluxe Edition ($99.99) – Base game, Season Pass, pre-order bonus
  • Premium 40 Years of WrestleMania Edition ($119.99) – Base game, Season Pass, special Wrestlemania items, pre-order bonus, 3-day early access

Will There Be Post-Launch DLC?

A Season Pass is already confirmed for WWE 2K24 which will include 5 post-launch DLC packs.

The DLC should expand the roster, attires, match types, and gameplay options substantially.

Here are the complete details for each DLC pack and release date:

1) ECW Punk Pack – May 15

  • CM Punk
  • Bubba Ray Dudley
  • Terry Funk
  • D-Von Dudley
  • Sandman
  • MyFACTION Content: ECW Paul Heyman Manager Card and Superstar Cards

2) Post Malone & Friends Pack – June 26

  • Post Malone
  • Honky Tonk Man
  • Sensational Sherri
  • Jimmy Hart Manager
  • Mosh
  • Thrasher
  • MyFACTION Content: Superstar Cards

3) Pat McAfee Pack – July 24

  • Pat McAfee
  • Playable co-hosts
  • MyFACTION Content: Co-Host Manager Cards and Superstar Cards

4) Global Superstars Pack – Sep 20

  • Jade Cargill
  • Nia Jax
  • Michelle McCool
  • Carlito
  • Kairi Sane
  • Lyra Valkyria
  • Dragon Lee
  • MyFACTION Content: Superstar Cards

5) WCW Pack – Nov 13

  • Diamond Dallas Page
  • Iron Sheik
  • Mr. Perfect
  • Great Muta
  • Lex Luger
  • MyFACTION Content: Superstar Cards

Let me know which wrestlers and features you hope to see in WWE 2K24!

And are you pumped for the new Last Man Standing and Falls Count Anywhere match types?


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