On Nov. 12 WWE 2K14 will see its first roster expansion via downloadable content when the nWo pack is released. Fans who have purchased the Season Pass will be able to download the pack when it releases.
Those who haven't purchased Season Pass will have to pay $8.99.
The nWo is arguably the greatest faction and story angle in the history of professional wrestling. Though it gained the majority of its popularity in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), the WWE owns all the licenses and properties, thus superstars and personas from the defunct company belong to the WWE brand.
Some of the Superstars available in the pack were already included in the roster in other personas, but the nWo pack brings them to gamers as members of the black and white crew.
Here's a look at the Superstars who will have their nWo personas added to the ones already present on the WWE 2K14 roster.
- Kevin Nash
- Scott Hall
- The Giant
- "Macho Man" Randy Savage
- Curt Hennig
Nash appears as two different versions of Diesel, but his "Big Sexy" moniker from WCW will be a nice addition to the overall roster. The same can be said for Hall. He is part of the roster as Razor Ramon, but he was able to reinvent himself using his given name in WCW.
Razor Ramon is one of the most awesome personas in the history of wrestling, but Hall the character wasn't too bad either.
The Giant is of course The Big Show, who appears in the game in his current persona, as well as The Big Show Paul Wight. As The Giant, he has long hair and wears the one-strap singlet. He is the only character from the pack who is available for free.
Better known as Mr. Perfect and the father of Curtis Axel, Hennig was already in the game as a manager but the pack will open him up as a playable character. Hennig was known for his variety of throws and in-ring athleticism. He'll become a favorite of hardcore gamers the moment the pack is available.
Last, but certainly not least of the characters with multiple versions is the legendary Savage. The Macho Man appears in the game in his original gimmick and a later one with a different attire. Fans will get the nWo version of the industry's greatest mic performer with this pack.
The characters included that weren't part of the roster already are as follows:
- Scott Steiner
To fans only familiar with the WWE, Syxx is X-Pac aka Sean Waltman. His quickness and agility should produce an awesome move set. The faster wrestlers are always fun to control. Expect Syxx to rank near the top among the more agile wrestlers in the game.
"The Genetic Freak" was one of the most imposing figures in the ring and on the mic. His intensity sometimes blurred the lines between entertainment and reality. Translation: Steiner was really good.
Of all the new additions, Steiner is the one that is the most intriguing. Who wants to be put in the Steiner Recliner on Nov. 12? My gamertag is Franchiseplay.
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