WWE 2K15: Latest Roster Info, Release Date and Can't-Miss Additions

Donald WoodFeatured ColumnistAugust 29, 2014

WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan and Sting attend the SummerSlam Confidential Panel on at Club Nokia, on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for 2K/AP Images)
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The release of WWE 2K15 on October 28 has wrestling fans clamoring for more details surrounding the announced roster and the can’t-miss additions to the latest installment of the video game series.

2K Sports announced many of the Superstars who would be included on the roster during a symposium at the SummerSlam panels before the pay-per-view earlier this month. There are still more superstars to be revealed as the additional modes in the game are unveiled.

Here is a full list of announced Superstars on the roster and additions to the game fans will enjoy.


Revealed WWE 2K15 Roster Listing
No. Superstar
1 Bray Wyatt
2 Cesaro
3 Hulk Hogan
4 John Cena
5 Roman Reigns
6 Sting
7 Sting (Retro)
8 Chris Jericho
9 Dolph Ziggler
10 Fandango
11 Sheamus
12 Big Show
13 Damien Sandow
14 Brock Lesnar
15 CM Punk
16 Triple H
17 Shawn Michaels
18 Goldust
19 Dean Ambrose
20 Batista
21 Jey Uso
22 Jimmy Uso
23 AJ Lee
24 Big E
25 Jack Swagger
26 Tyson Kidd
27 Darren Young
28 Rey Mysterio
29 Nikki Bella
30 Brie Bella
31 Titus O'Neil
32 The Rock
33 Hollywood Hulk Hogan
34 Seth Rollins
35 Kofi Kingston
36 R-Truth
37 Justin Gabriel
38 Randy Orton
39 Naomi
40 Daniel Bryan
41 Xavier Woods
42 The Miz
43 Tamina
44 Rob Van Dam
45 "Stone Cold" Steve Austin
46Erick Rowan
47 Luke Harper
48 The Undertaker
49 Alberto Del Rio
50 Bad News Barrett
51 Booker T
52 Cameron
53 Cody Rhodes
54 Curtis Axel
55 Kane
56 Kevin Nash
57 Mark Henry
58 Natalya
59 Ric Flair
60 Ryback
61 Santino Marella
62 Summer Rae
Source: WWE.2K.com


Can’t-Miss Additions to WWE 2K15

There are few times each year when wrestling fans and gamers can come to an agreement on anything, but the release of the latest next-generation edition of the game will have everyone excited about the possibilities.

While the upgrades to the graphics for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will be the most notable change immediately, there are also other additions that fans will take note of and make the game memorable.

The biggest change is the appearance of Sting in a WWE game. I never thought I’d say that.

Sting is a wrestling legend who spent his entire career outside the WWE. Whether it was NWA, WCW or even TNA, Sting became the face of the wrestling alternative in the United States and was a big part of the competition against WWE for years.

While wrestling fans have yet to see Sting make his in-ring debut with Vince McMahon’s company (something most members of the WWE Universe can’t wait to experience), everyone who pre-orders WWE 2K15 will be able to play as the retro Sting character and the classic black-and-white Sting character.

Gamers will also be able to play as "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan. The ability to recreate the memorable main event between Sting and Hogan at Starrcade 1997 (sans the fast count and Bret Hart restarting the match), and do it the right way, allows the hardcore fans to relive history the way it should have been booked.

Another unique addition to the game is the 2K Showcase mode.

Just as the company incorporated the 30 Years of WrestleMania mode into last year’s game, 2K Showcase mode allows gamers and wrestling fans to relive two of the most exciting feuds in WWE history. Whether you choose to play through the battle between John Cena and CM Punk or the blood rivalry involving Shawn Michaels and Triple H, fans will be able to experience the moments that made the matches so special.

It will be interesting to see how 2K Sports lays out the showcase mode, but fans are most excited about the addition of MyCareer. Using NBA 2K14’s career mode as a model, per IGN.com's Vince Ingenito, the developers will allow gamers to play as a character and follow along as he advances within the company.

There aren’t many details about the mode revealed yet, but a career mode is exactly what many gamers have been clamoring for from a wrestling game. Unfortunately for some fans, this feature won’t be available on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.

Regardless of which new feature has gamers most excited, WWE 2K15 looks to be a must-own game for hardcore and casual wrestling fans alike.


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