WWE 2K19

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WWE 2K19 is a video game in the WWE 2k Series of wrestling games. The game's slogan is "Never Say Never".

Release Date

WWE 2k19's has been reelased on October 9th 2018 for Windows PC on Steam, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Early access for pre-orders of the Digital Deluxe/Collector's Edition on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 starts four days early on October 5th 2018.

Editions

There are several editions of WWE 2k19 (click here for 2k's Info page):

Standard Edition

The Standard Edition of the game. Available for Microsoft Windows PC on the Steam distribution platform (digital only), Microsoft Xbox One and Sony Playstation 4.

Deluxe Edition

The Deluxe Edition of the game includes the standard edition, the Season pass as well as additional playable characters. Available in physical Disc- and Digital form for Windows PC on the Steam distribution platform (digital only), Microsoft Xbox One and Sony Playstation 4. The Digital Deluxe Edition will be playable up to four days early on Microsoft Xbox One and Sony Playstation 4, starting October 5th 2018 (the PC version will not feature early access).

Deluxe Edition Contents

- WWE 2K19 video game with Deluxe Edition packaging
- WWE 2K19 Season Pass digital content (details announced this summer)
- Playable characters Rey Mysterio and Ronda Rousey
- Playable WWE Hall of Famers (’80s-inspired): “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Dusty Rhodes and Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat
- Playable characters: “Macho Man” Randy Savage (WrestleMania VIII) and Undertaker (2002)
- Playable arena: Starrcade 1983
- In-game attire: Ric Flair (WrestleMania 24 robe) and Charlotte Flair (WrestleMania 32 robe)

Collector's Edition

The Collector's Edition, also known as "Wooooo! Edition" Edition includes everything included in the Deluxe Edition as well as some phyisical Collector's items. Available in physical disc form for Microsoft Xbox One and Sony Playstation 4.

Collector's Edition Contents

- WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition
- Individually numbered WWE Hall of Fame replica ring
- “Nature Boy”-inspired Funko Pop! figurine
- Fanatics commemorative plaque featuring a fabric piece from Ric’s iconic pink or purple robe
- WWE SuperCard limited edition cards featuring Ric and Charlotte Flair, as well as a Ric-themed WWE 2K19 cardback

Click here for more information on the Collector's Edition

Downloadable Content

WWE 2K19 downloadable content offerings are scheduled to include the following items and be available for purchase on the PlayStation™Network for the PS4™ system, Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft for Xbox One and Steam for Windows PC:

Pre-Order

Those that Pre-Order WWE 2k19 will be able to play as Rey Mysterio and Ronda Rousey.

Not included in the Season Pass.

Deluxe and Collector's Edition

The Digital Deluxe and Collector's Editions include the following exclusive DLC:

Playable WWE Hall of Famers (’80s-inspired): “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Dusty Rhodes and Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat

Playable alternate characters: “Macho Man” Randy Savage (WrestleMania VIII) and Undertaker (2002)

Playable arena: Starrcade 1983

In-game attire: Ric Flair (WrestleMania 24 robe) and Charlotte Flair (WrestleMania 32 robe)

Not included in the Season Pass.

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

All Season pass DLC will be released for the game shortly after release or be available at release.

Features

WWE 2K19 arrives as the latest entry to the flagship WWE video game franchise and features cover Superstar AJ Styles. WWE 2K19 will showcase a massive roster of popular WWE Superstars, Legends and Hall of Famers, as well as NXT favorites. Experience authentic WWE gameplay, extensive creation options, engaging match types, fan-favorite modes and much more!

Game Modes

Several Game Modes are available, including the following:

Play

Exhibition Mode. Play any matches with any of the available superstars.

The following Match Categories are available in Play Mode:

Showcase

The Showcase mode returns this year and allows players to replay the amazing career of Daniel Bryan.

Click here for more information about the Showcase game mode

Towers

Debuting in WWE 2K19 is a new feature called Towers. In this new mode, players choose WWE Superstars or their MyPLAYERs to compete against a string of WWE Superstar opponents. Each Tower features its own unique theme and is populated by a roster of WWE Superstars across a variety of challenging matches, including different win conditions and fun stipulations.

Click here for more information about the Towers game mode

Roster

The game features an ??? Unique Playable Characters.

Click here to view the entire WWE 2k19 Roster

Click here to view the Wrestler ID List for WWE 2k19 (relevant for Modding)

Arenas

The game includes the following ?? Arenas:

WWE RAW, WWE Smackdown Live, NXT, Starrcade 1983 (Digital Deluxe/Collector's Edition DLC) and more.

Creations

The game includes a vast creation suite.

Arena

Create an Arena.

Championship

Create a Championship belt.

Custom Matches

Create a custom match type. WWE 2k19 features the return of the Match Creator which allows the user to create custom match types and save them with custom names.

Match Types

The following Match Types are available in Create-A-Match:

One on One: Normal, Falls Count Anywhere, Backstage, Extreme Rules, Ladder, Table, Hell in a Cell, Steel Cage, Last Man Standing, No Holds Barred, Submission, Ironman

Two on Two: Normal, Tornado Tag, Extreme Rules, Ladder, Table, TLC, Steel Cage, Hell In A Cell

Triple Threat: Normal, Ladder, Table, TLC, Steel Cage, Hell In A Cell, Extreme Rules, Falls Count Anywhere

Fatal 4 Way: Normal, Ladder, Table, TLC, Steel Cage, Hell In A Cell, Battle Royal, Extreme Rules, Falls Count Anywhere

6-Man: Tag Team, Tornado Tag, Elimination Chamber, Ladder, Table, TLC, Hell In A Cell, Battle Royal

8-Man: 8-Man Tag, 8-Man Ladder, 8-Man Battle Royal

Royal Rumble: 10-Man, 20-Man, 30-Man

Handicap: 1 on 2 Tag, 1 on 2 Tornado Tag, 1 on 3 Tag, 2 on 3 Tag

Match Stipulations, Rules and Conditions

The Match Creator includes the following options:

Win Conditions: Pin and Submit, 2 Out of 3 Falls, Iron Man, Over The Top Roe, KO, Last Man Standing, Finisher Match, First Blood, Climb Out Of Cage (cage only)

Rules: DQ, Rope Break, Ring Out, Elimination, Falls Count Anywhere, Time Limit, Entrance Run-In, Mid Match Run-In, Post Match Run-In, Entrance Interval

Environment: Finishers at start of match (0-3), Default Health Depleted (Low to High), Recovery Time (Slow to High), Steel Cage Type (Blue, Black, Steel), Elimination Chamber Type (Old, newer version)

Entrance

Create an Entrance.

Move-Set

Create a Moveset.

Show

Create a Show.

Victory

Create a Victory Scene.

Video

Create Highlight Reel videos and Trons.

Superstar

Create a Superstar.

System Requirements

The game requires at least the following systems:

Microsoft Windows PC

Minimum System Specifications

Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: 64-bit: Windows® 7 (latest updates)
Processor: Intel Core i5-3550 / AMD FX 8150
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce GTX 670/1050/2050 / Radeon HD 7850
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 50 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Additional Notes: At least 2 GB DDR Video Memory

Recommended System Specifications

Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: 64-bit: Windows® 7, Windows® 8 (8.1) or Windows® 10 (latest updates)
Processor: Intel Core i7 3770 / AMD FX-8350
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 970/1070/RTX 2070 / AMD GPU Radeon R9 290X/RX400/RX500/Vega 56
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 50 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

Additional Multi-GPU System Requirements and SLI/Crossfire Tweaks

Enable Nvidia SLI: To enable Nvidia SLI in order to allow the game to use multiple GPUs, you will need at least two identical Nvidia video cards that support SLI technology. In addition, you'll have to use Nvidia Inspector to create a profile for the game and set the SLI compatbility bits (DX1x) 0x000015F5 (best performance/SLI scaling) or 0x000025F5 (no blinking blood in winning animation or light shine-through, slower).

Enable AMD Crossfire: To enable AMD Crossfire in order to allow the game to use multiple GPUs, you will need at least two AMD video cards that support Crossfire technology. In addition, you'll have to use Radeon Software or Catalyst Control Center to create a Profile for the game and set Crossfire Mode to AFR friendly.

Additional System-specific Information

Steam Game ID

WWE 2k19's Steam game ID is 817130. It is used as name for the savegame folder and useful when accessing your save games externally, such as backing up and restoring your save game on the PC.

Microsoft Xbox One

Requires at least the regular Xbox One, works on Xbox One S and Xbox One X with at least 50 GB of available storage space. The game is Xbox One X Enhanced for better performance, but doesn't run in native 4k/UHD resolution.

Sony Playstation 4

Requires the regular Playstation 4, works on Playstation 4 Pro (no special features, although performance is slightly better) with at least 50 GB of available storage space.

Links

Smacktalks WWE 2K19 Forums

WWE 2K19 on Wikipedia

Official 2K WWE 2K19 Forum

WWE 2k19 PC on Steam


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