NEWS - Friday, October 5, 2018

WWE 2K19 Now Available for Early Access Customers

All right wrestling fans, the time has come for some, and is almost here for others. 2K today announced that WWE® 2K19 is now available worldwide to Early Access customers. The game is said to showcase a massive roster of popular WWE, NXT and 205 Superstars, as well as WWE Legends and Hall of Famers, engaging WWE gameplay across a variety of match types and options, extensive creation capabilities, fan-favorite modes and much more.


So, what are the full details on the game this year.  2K Games has provided a comprehensive list of all the feature highlights, and they include:

Gameplay Improvements & Match Types

  • Featuring numerous gameplay improvements, WWE 2K19 includes a revamped striking system, improved AI and introduction of the Payback System, a multi-tiered and defensive-based gameplay mechanic used to help turn match momentum and add to in-ring drama. In addition, the game’s frame rate, overall responsiveness and animations are vastly improved and tighten up the in-ring action. WWE 2K19 also introduces five-person match type variations, a re-envisioned Hell in a Cell match and major improvements to both Steel Cage and Money in the Bank matches;

Renewed Focus on Fun

  • More responsive gameplay, faster action, dynamic momentum swings, new moves and game modes – combined with deeper storytelling, plot twists and turns, alternate universes and much more – make for the most engaging WWE 2K game in years. In addition, two significant gameplay enhancements – Big Head and Block Body – add a whole new dimension and fun to the franchise;


WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge:

  • In a contest sponsored by 2K, consumers can participate on the Xbox One through four steps:
    • Beat the AJ Styles Million Dollar Tower in the game;
    • Submit a winning promotional video showing why they will beat AJ Styles in WWE 2K19;
    • Make it to the semifinal round of competition and beat the other semifinalists;
    • Compete one-on-one against AJ Styles in WWE 2K19 and defeat him to win one million dollars;
    • For Official Rules, go to;

Showcase Mode – The Return of Daniel Bryan

  • Relive the incredible journey of WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan – from his career-defining moment in the main event of WrestleMania 30 to his heartbreaking retirement to his triumphant return in 2018 – all told through personal vignettes. “The Return of Daniel Bryan” features 11 historical matches, story-driven cut scenes and multiple unlockable characters and arenas from throughout his WWE career;

Massive Playable Roster

  • Offering more than 200 playable characters, the WWE 2K19 roster is the biggest yet and loaded with WWE, NXT and 205 Live Superstars, as well as WWE Legends and Hall of Famers. Players can compete with current WWE Superstars such as AJ Styles, Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman or Shinsuke Nakamura; rising NXT stars like Aleister Black, Johnny Gargano, Velveteen Dream and Undisputed Era; as well as WWE Legends like Stone Cold Steve Austin, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, André the Giant and more;

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey and Rey Mysterio

  • Those who pre-ordered WWE 2K19 or who purchase the Deluxe Edition at any participating retailer received playable characters of WWE Raw Women’s Champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey and former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio at no extra cost:
    • Ronda Rousey: WrestleMania 34/Roddy Piper-inspired character;
    • Rey Mysterio: Royal Rumble 2018 character;


  • For the first time in WWE 2K history, MyCAREER mirrors the path of many current WWE Superstars by starting a created MyPLAYER on the independent wrestling scene and trying to make it to WWE. This year’s fully revamped experience features more than 1,000 lines of voiceover from 26 different WWE Superstars and across 200 cut scenes. In addition, the mode delivers approximately 12 hours of playing time, including brand new environments and arenas that bring another layer of authenticity to the mode;

New Mode – WWE Towers

  • Take a WWE Superstar or created MyPLAYER into one of 20 different towers, each with a unique gauntlet of matches that boasts different challenges, match stipulations and player modifications;

Creation Suite

  • Containing many new additions and improvements, the WWE 2K19Creation Suite includes the new ability to design custom Money in the Bank briefcases, as well as changes in Create-a-Superstar, Create-an-Arena, Create-a-Championship and more;

Universe Mode

  • The mode continues its expansion on previous years, including improvements to the Championship system, where the number of championship slots per show has increased from four to six; the addition of Superstar Save Profiles; support for both Managers and Custom Matches; and new promo animations. In addition, players can now assign Money in the Bank matches to show schedules or create their own custom Money in the Bank scenarios;


  • Executive produced and personally curated by several WWE Superstars as a special gift to the WWE Universe, WWE 2K19’s soundtrack features 12 unique songs across hip-hop, hard rock, heavy metal and alternative/indie rock that represent many of the Superstars’ favorites when preparing for a match, on the road, in the gym or relaxing at home, including:
    • AWOLNATION – “Passion”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan;
    • Bullet for My Valentine – “Skin”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstar The Miz;
    • Eminem – “Survival”;
      • Selected by WWE 2K19 cover Superstar AJ Styles;
    • Fall Out Boy – “Champion”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstar Alexa Bliss;
    • Metallica – “Spit Out the Bone”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstar Triple H;
    • Migos – “Work Hard”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstar Samoa Joe;
    • Offset and Metro Boomin – “Ric Flair Drip”;
      • Selected by WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair and WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair;
    • Post Malone feat. 21 Savage – “rockstar";
      • Selected by WWE Superstar Elias;
    • Rancid – “The 11th Hour”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstar Sami Zayn;
    • Shinedown – “DEVIL”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstar Baron Corbin;
    • Slipknot – “Override”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstar Seth Rollins;
    • Wale – “Ungrateful & Thankful”;
      • Selected by WWE Superstars The New Day.

Downloadable Content:

  • WWE 2K19 downloadable content offerings are scheduled to include the following items and be available for purchase on the all platforms the game is released on:
    • Accelerator
      • Players will gain access to all unlockable content available at launch in the game’s VC Purchasable section (excluding downloadable content);
      • Players can also decide the overall rankings and attribute levels for all playable characters throughout the life of the product;
      • The Accelerator will be available for $4.99;
    • MyPLAYER KickStart
      • Players will gain access to unlock and boost MyPlayer ratings and attributes made available at launch as part of the game’s MyCAREER mode;
      • Players can also unlock all clothing made available at launch that provides attribute boosts in MyCAREER;
      • MyPLAYER KickStart will be available for $9.99;
    • New Moves Pack
      • Explore more than 50 in-game moves, including the Atomic Drop into Double Leg Combo (made popular by WWE Superstar Jeff Hardy); the Exploder vs. Opponent on the Apron (made popular by NXT Superstar Tyler Bate); the Slingshot X-Factor (made popular by 205 Live Superstar Mustafa Ali); and the Assisted Twist of Fate, Avalanche Splash & Side Effect Combo and the Senton & Leg Drop Combo (made popular by WWE Superstars Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt);
      • The New Moves Pack will be available for $3.99;
    • Rising Stars Pack
      • Playable WWE, NXT and 205 Live Superstars: Candice LeRae, Dakota Kai, Lacey Evans, Lio Rush, Maria Kanellis, Mike Kanellis and Ricochet;
      • The Rising Stars Pack will be available for $9.99;
    • Titans Pack
      • Playable WWE and NXT Superstars: Bobby Lashley, EC3 and War Raiders (Rowe and Hanson);
      • The Titans Pack will be available for $9.99;

Season Pass:

  • Players may purchase select WWE 2K19 downloadable content at a reduced price point through the game’s Season Pass. For $29.99, a savings of more than 20 percent versus individual content purchases, players will receive the following items as they become available:
    • Accelerator;
    • MyPlayer KickStart;
    • New Moves Pack;
    • Rising Stars Pack;
    • Titans Pack.

Phew, that was A LOT of stuff, but hey, we just wanted to keep you informed and in the loop.




Source: Press Release

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 51,915
Forum Posts: 725,928
Xbox One Titles: 3,472
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 586
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 2,143
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 16,018
Screenshots: 34,988
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News

'Festival' DLC Brings The Party To Tropico 6

'Festival' DLC Brings The Party To Tropico 6Tropico 6 – Festival allows players to become the hottest party planner on the archipelago, assisting Tropican leader El Presidente in hosting an array of spectacular shindigs while staving off an ancient entity.

See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

2021: XBA is still here
Post by shrew king
2 Replies, 10175 Views

Watch Dogs: Legion
Post by Nato King
0 Replies, 27670 Views

Xbox Series X or S
Post by Nato King
5 Replies, 35571 Views

Spellbreak Grand Magus Pack (3) and Starter Pack (7) Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 27975 Views

I pay $ 1000! I search the Element 54 Canadian launch Team signaturen Faceplate
Post by Smill
0 Replies, 27350 Views

Xbox one no signal
Post by debrartin
0 Replies, 50928 Views

do you remember?
Post by SnoochyBoochy
3 Replies, 52970 Views

i haz xbox
Post by SnoochyBoochy
0 Replies, 47085 Views

Claiming the first thread of 2020
Post by Kraft
7 Replies, 75786 Views

Important! I pay $ 1000! I search the Sweden launch and the Element 54 Faceplate
Post by Smill
3 Replies, 34862 Views

Squad Up
Post by samslophead
0 Replies, 77406 Views

TERA Skinned Xbox One X Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 59792 Views

Starfield Release expectations?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 115766 Views

Issue with Xbox live on Xbox home
Post by rcmpayne
0 Replies, 82878 Views

Happy Birthday, Me.
Post by SnoochyBoochy
4 Replies, 100990 Views

© 2000-2021 - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics