Which matches are in the WWE 2K23 Showcase Mode?

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WWE 2K23 has arrived to huge critical acclaim, with the game mixing spectacular graphics with immersive gameplay.

The John Cena showcase mode is no doubt one of the biggest modes in this year's game, and there is plenty of offer for fans of the man who cannot be seen.

Plenty of classic matches are available to play, with players given the chance to alter history.

Check below for full details of every match featured in the WWE 2K23 Showcase.

Which matches will be in WWE 2K23 Showcase Mode?

2K have now confirmed the full list of matches that will feature in the WWE 2K23 John Cena showcase, documenting some of the biggest moments from the great man's career.

WWE 2K23 Kurt Angle
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MAJOR BATTLES - Cena's debut vs Kurt Angle is documented

The matches are as followed:

  • SmackDown (2002) John Cena vs. Kurt Angle
  • SummerSlam (2008) John Cena vs. Batista
  • SummerSlam (2006) John Cena vs. Edge
  • New Year’s Revolution (2006) John Cena vs. Edge
  • Night of Champions (2008) John Cena vs. Triple H
  • SummerSlam (2014) John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar
  • Backlash (2003) John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar
  • Vengeance (2003) John Cena vs. Undertaker
  • Hell in a Cell (2009) John Cena vs. Randy Orton
  • SummerSlam (2021) John Cena vs. Roman Reigns
  • WrestleMania 28 John Cena vs. The Rock
  • SummerSlam (2016) John Cena vs. AJ Styles
  • WrestleMania 34 John Cena vs Undertaker
  • ECW One Night Stand (2006) John Cena vs. Rob Van Dam

While the matches are locked to keep the “countdown” aspect a surprise as you play, the Showcase itself does not take place chronologically.

Showcase Unlockables

WWE 2K23's Showcase Mode offers a host of unlockable features that you can only access via completion of the mode.

From classic titles to iconic arenas, completing the Showcase Mode won't only enhance your game whilst in the mode itself, but it will also expand to give you even more choice across the game.



Name Price
Smackdown 2002Showcase Unlockable
Backlash 2003Showcase Unlockable
Vengeance 2003Showcase Unlockable
New Year's Revolution 2006Showcase Unlockable
ECW One Night Stand 2006Showcase Unlockable
SummerSlam 2006Showcase Unlockable
Night of Champions 2008Showcase Unlockable
SummerSlam 2008Showcase Unlockable
Hell In A Cell 2009Showcase Unlockable
WrestleMania 28Showcase Unlockable
SummerSlam 2014Showcase Unlockable
SummerSlam 2016Showcase Unlockable
WrestleMania 34Showcase Unlockable
SummerSlam 2021Showcase Unlockable

Title Belts/Championships:

As you can see, there are plenty of unlockable items up for grabs in Showcase Mode this year and you can be sure that all of these items will enhance your overall experience in WWE 2K23.

Name Price
WWE Championship 13-14Showcase Unlockable
WWE Championship 05-13Showcase Unlockable
WWE Undisputed ChampionshipShowcase Unlockable
World Heavyweight ChampionshipShowcase Unlockable

WWE 2K23 FULL Review

We've just released our full review for WWE 2K23 and we're delighted to confirm that this year's game is one of the best we've ever seen.

From gameplay to Superstar design, WWE 2K23 is truly one of the greatest wrestling games ever released.

WWE 2K23 Roman Reigns Bloodline
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ON TOP OF THE WORLD - WWE 2K23 is one of the best wrestling games ever

Click here to read our full review of WWE 2K23.

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