WWE 2K22 Release Date, Rey Mysterio Cover, Undertaker Bonus and New Features

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistJanuary 20, 2022

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Several announcements were made Thursday by 2K regarding the upcoming WWE 2K22 video game, including the selection of WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio as the cover athlete. 

Additionally, 2K noted that the game will be available on March 11 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

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Mysterio discussed 2K honoring the 20-year anniversary of his WWE debut in a press release:

"Representing the culture of lucha libre as the cover Superstar for WWE 2K22 is a moment of great pride for me. I'm looking forward to sharing the stories behind the big moments of my career with a dedicated community of players and connecting with WWE fans in a whole new way as they play through my 2K Showcase."

As noted by Mysterio, WWE 2K22 will include a 2K Showcase highlighting many of the biggest moments in the future Hall of Famer's career.

Four different editions of WWE 2K22 will be released at varying price points in the form of the standard edition, cross-gen bundle, deluxe edition and NWO 4 Life edition.

Notably, those who pre-order any of the editions before March 8 will receive the Undertaker Immortal Pack, which features three additional Undertaker personas, Undertaker MyFaction EVO cards, an Undertaker MyFaction Logo Card, Undertaker MyFaction Wallpaper Card and Undertaker MyFaction Nameplate Card.

MyFaction is a new game mode in WWE 2K22 along with MyGM. In MyFaction, players can create and guide dream factions through weekly events, while MyGM allows gamers to essentially serve as the general manager for all of WWE in WWE 2K22.

The highly anticipated NWO 4 Life edition of WWE 2K22 will allow players to celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the New World Order.

In addition to receiving all the features in the standard and deluxe editions of the game, those who purchase the NWO 4 Life edition will get MyFaction EVO Cards, alternate NWO attires for Hollywood Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and Syxx, and WWE Hall of Famer Eric Bischoff as a playable character, plus special WCW arenas and titles.

More information regarding WWE 2K22, including pre-order information and features, is available on the official WWE 2K22 website.