WWE 2K18 Coming To Nintendo Switch
Clarification On Release Date
Updated 1:43pm on 7/10/17
2K has sent out an e-mail update concerning the release date of WWE 2K18 on the Nintendo Switch. While the PS4 and Xbox One versions are still on track for October 17, 2017, the Switch version is currently scheduled for “Fall 2017”. We’re not sure if that means for that the Switch version will for sure come out later, or if 2K’s just not 100% sure on the release date. We’ll update when we get an official release date.
Great news wrestling fans! WWE 2K18 is heading to the Nintendo Switch this fall. It will arrive the same day as the other platforms: October 17. If you pre-order the game you’ll get access to play as Kurt Angle’s WWE “American Hero” persona as well as his ECW “Wrestling Machine” character.
Nintendo fans have made it clear, they want WWE 2K games on their console of choice. And we’re happy to announce that we’re coming back!
WWE 2K18 will release on Nintendo Switch™ this fall. This marks the first time in five years that a WWE game has been on a Nintendo platform. The Nintendo Switch version features docked play on television and offers the first portable edition of a WWE game in six years.
Like the other available versions of WWE 2K18, it includes a whole host of new features.
Get ready for eight man matches, a new grapple carry system, new weight detection, thousands of new animations and a massive backstage area. A brand-new rendering engine also gives WWE 2K18 a visual overhaul and will bring the drama of WWE to life like never before.
A new MyCareer experience puts you on the path to greatness as you journey along on the road to WrestleMania. Explore WWE like never before through free-roaming backstage, conversing with WWE Superstars, forming alliances, making enemies, seeking out quests, and strategizing for upcoming matches.
Can your MyPlayer make it to the WWE Hall of Fame? Introducing the all-new Road to Glory. Compete with opponents online to improve your MyPlayer by earning unlockables, boosts and upgrades all while securing your entry into special events that are held alongside real-life WWE special events, such as pay-per-views.
Customize WWE like never before with an even deeper set of customization tools and the new Custom Match option. The robust Creation Suite also offers even more detailed features for Create-a-Superstar, Create-a-Video and Create-an-Arena.
Dominate the ring with tons of your favorite WWE, NXT and legendary Superstars.WWE 2K18 offers the most complete roster of the biggest and brightest WWE and NXT Superstars and Legends to ever grace a WWE ring.
To celebrate the good news, WWE 2K18 cover Superstar Seth Rollins appeared in a special video announcing the series’ return to Nintendo platforms and debut on the Nintendo Switch.
Pre-Order WWE 2K18 and receive two playable versions of WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle: his WWE “American Hero” persona (2001) or his ECW “Wrestling Machine” persona (2006).
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