Published on March 6th, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning

“Finish Your Story” in WWE 2K24 Deluxe Edition

Today, 2K announced the Deluxe Edition and Forty Years of WrestleMania Edition of WWE® 2K24, the newest instalment of the flagship WWE video game franchise developed by Visual Concepts, are available now on PlayStation® 5 (PS5®), PlayStation®4 (PS4®), Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.* The Standard Edition and Standard Cross-Gen Digital Edition will be available on Friday, March 8, 2024.

WWE 2K24 is a testament to the development team’s world champion-level commitment to excellence,” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts. “Topping our best efforts each year has become a challenge we look forward to, and we’re especially proud of what we’ve achieved in our improvements to gameplay and overall quality.”

WWE 2K24 boasts an array of new features and improvements on existing fan-favourites:

  • 2K Showcase… Of The Immortals: For 40 years, WrestleMania set the scene for unforgettable moments – from Hulk Hogan going toe to toe with The Rock in a contest of “Icon vs Icon,” to “Stone Cold” Steve Austin refusing to tap out to Bret Hart’s Sharpshooter, to “Mr. WrestleMania” Shawn Michaels and Razor Ramon innovating the ladder match, and many more. 40 years in the making, the WWE 2K24 Showcase…of the Immortals puts players in control, playing through the most iconic moments in WrestleMania history as 2K’s distinctive Slingshot Tech seamlessly morphs gameplay to live-action footage and back again for the most immersive WrestleMania video game experience to date. A host of unlockable content adds challenge and replay value to this historical experience. Check out the trailer here;
  • Iconic Roster: WWE 2K24 boasts a star-studded roster of 200+, featuring WWE Legends including “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, the Rock, Undertaker, Ultimate Warrior, and Andre the Giant, alongside current WWE Superstars including “The American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes, Bianca Belair, John Cena, Rhea Ripley, and Roman Reigns, whose larger-than-life entrances and signature moves are heightened by ultra-realistic graphics. Also joining the roster is boxing icon, “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali. The complete roster list is available here;
  • Four New Match Types: Players asked, and WWE 2K24 delivers, with four new, chaotic match types: Special Guest Referee, Ambulance Match, Casket Match, and Gauntlet Match. In addition, the Backstage Brawl now features 4-player support and new interactive environmental elements – including a working elevator, breakable control room glass, and a vending machine with throwable water bottles – while the Royal Rumble now offers support for eight online players in 30-Superstar online matches. All of the familiar WWE 2K match types, such as WarGames, Extreme Rules, TLC, Submission, Hell in a Cell, and many more also return. Check out the trailer here;
  • MyRISEWWE 2K‘s unique career mode experience offers two new storylines: the women’s division Unleashed experience and the men’s division Undisputed experience. Players are tasked with creating an original Superstar to forge their career path and leave an unforgettable legacy, with 80 rewards to be unlocked, including arenas, Paybacks, entrances, MyFACTION cards, and championship belts. Between the two experiences, there are over six hours of original dialogue, featuring franchise-first voiceover performances from Roman Reigns, Cody Rhodes, “Dirty” Dominik Mysterio, Mick Foley, Shotzi, and more. Check out the trailer here;
  • MyFACTION: The team-building mode in which players collect, manage, and upgrade an array of WWE Superstars and Legends to create their ultimate four-person factions returns with a new direct purchase card market and updated multiplayer experience. Players can now compete in ranked online QuickPlay with unique rewards and seasonal leaderboards, challenge themselves with Weekly Towers, and take on a revamped Faction Wars 2.0, featuring more real-world factions, more 4v4 match types, a Faction Wars specific reward shop and more. New themed card packs and goals will continue to roll out regularly throughout the year with seasonal content refreshes**;
  • MyGM: The popular WWE brand management simulation continues to expand with new GMs and brands to choose from, more match types, more Dramas, more Championships, talent scouts, Superstar trading between brands, Superstar contract management and the new Superstar Journey, which allows Superstars to earn XP, train, and level up to gain new benefits after participating in matches;
  • Universe: The ultimate WWE Universe sandbox that puts players in charge of Superstar rosters, feuds, champions, weekly shows, and Premium Live Events now features expanded Rivalry actions, including run-ins, Money in the Bank cash-ins, scenarios, and brawls, as well as new cutscenes, Special Guest Referee support, Double Title Matches and a Loser Leaves Town stipulation;
  • Creation Suite: The crown jewel of the WWE 2K franchise, the best-in-class, most detailed and robust creation suite returns with all-new support for Create-A-Referee and Create-A-Sign, as well as new parts and animations to design custom Superstars, GMs, arenas, entrances, move sets, championships and more;
  • Soundtrack: Curated by Executive Soundtrack producer and music icon Post Malone, WWE 2K24 features an eclectic soundtrack including artists across an array of genres, including rock, metal, country, electronic music, and rap;
  • DLC Character Packs: Fan-favourite celebrities and Superstars including CM Punk, Pat McAfee, Post Malone, Jade Cargill, Iron Sheik, Diamond Dallas Page, Mr. Perfect, and more take to the ring in DLC packs, rolling out over the months ahead and available individually, or via Season Pass. These DLC offerings, alongside frequent MyFACTION updates, offer extensive post-launch content and replayability for players to enjoy. More info on Season Pass is available here.

WWE 2K24 Editions

WWE 2K24 features four editions of the game: Standard EditionStandard Cross-Gen Digital EditionDeluxe Edition, and Forty Years of WrestleMania Edition:

The Standard Edition will be available for $99.95 AUD / $109.95 NZD on previous-gen platforms (PS4, Xbox One consoles) and PC and for $119.95 AUD / $129.95 NZD on current-gen consoles (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S);

  • Pre-Order Bonus Offers: Players who pre-order the WWE 2K24 Standard Edition will receive the Nightmare Family Pack*** a bonus pack of content including four playable Superstars – two alternate versions of Cody Rhodes (The “Undashing” masked Cody and the flamboyant Stardust), as well as the 1976 version of his father, WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes, plus one of Dusty’s greatest rivals, “Superstar” Billy Graham, all available as playable characters. Additional MyFACTION content includes three MyFACTION cards – a Mattel “Bruised” Cody Rhodes Gold Rarity card and, for the first time ever, Cody’s dog, Pharaoh, appears in WWE 2K as a Gold Rarity Manager card. In addition, all Digital Pre-Orders of any edition of WWE 2K24 will include the Standard Edition of WWE 2K23****, the highest-rated game in franchise history according to Metacritic*****;

The Standard Cross-Gen Digital Edition will be available for $119.95 AUD / $129.95 NZD on PlayStation and Xbox consoles. The Standard Cross-Gen Digital Edition includes the Standard Edition across previous and current-gen platforms within the same console family and the same PlayStation or Xbox account;

The Deluxe Edition is available for $149.95 AUD / $159.95 NZD for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. The Deluxe Edition includes the Standard Cross-Gen EditionNightmare Family Pack, plus a Season Pass to all five post-launch DLC content packs******; the MyRISE Mega-Boost and SuperCharger; Gold Rarity Rhea Ripley MyFACTION Card, Gold Rarity Bianca Belair MyFACTION Card, and alternate attires for Bianca and Rhea. The Deluxe Edition is available now – three days ahead of Standard and Cross-Gen Editions!;

The Forty Years of WrestleMania Edition is available for $179.95 AUD / $189.95 NZD for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. In addition to the Standard Cross-Gen Edition and all bonus content included in the Deluxe Edition, the Forty Years of WrestleMania Edition includes the Forty Years of WrestleMania Pack, which features alternate attires for “Macho King” Randy Savage (WrestleMania 6), Rey Mysterio (WrestleMania 22), Triple H (WrestleMania 30), Charlotte Flair (WrestleMania 33), and Rhea Ripley (WrestleMania 36), as well as Gold Rarity MyFACTION cards for each, instant unlocking of all playable Showcase characters, and the WrestleMania 40 Arena, which will be available after launch******. The Forty Years of WrestleMania Edition is available now – three days ahead of Standard and Standard Cross-Gen Editions!;

For more information on WWE 2K24, visit the game’s official website, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on TikTokXInstagram, and subscribe on Twitch and YouTube. Official campaign hashtags #WWE2K24 and #FinishYourStory.

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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