WWE 2K22 has been going strong since launch as one of the most successful games the franchise has seen in years, and it looks like 2K is cleaning up some of their past releases.
Here's everything we know so far about the sudden removal of multiple WWE 2K titles from Steam, the PlayStation Store, and the Microsoft Store.
WWE 2K22 remains as multiple WWE 2K titles are removed from digital stores
We're now several months out from the launch of WWE 2K22, and the most recent DLC pack concluded all the new content fans have expected for that title.
With he exception of the cancelled WWE 2K21, the series has remained a yearly release for the better part of two decades, and fans have frequently chosen to pickup the often cheaper versions from previous years.
However, that will no longer be an option digitally as it appears 2K Games has quietly yanked almost all older WWE 2K titles from being listed at all.
It also appears that WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18, and WWE 2K19 were taken down the same day as well as all the connected DLC and add-ons.
We can't confirm if the listings were removed the same day elsewhere, but as of now the only WWE titles still available on Steam, the Microsoft Store, or the PlayStation Store are WWE 2K22 and WWE 2K Battlegrounds.
Physical copies of those titles are still available widely, especially if players are willing to get a used version, but they'll be without the online features those games once had.
WWE 2K20 and WWE 2K19 removed just a few weeks after servers shut down
Online features have grown in importance for the franchise over the years, and there were understandable fears about when things would sunset for past games.
WWE 2K22 went strong coming out of launch and, despite a few lingering bugs, has largely seen major success and positive reception from fans.
With that in mind, 2K felt it was time to go ahead and sunset all the WWE 2K19 and WWE 2K20 servers that kept online play and Community Creations going for those games.
While that move was announced in early May, the servers didn't officially shutdown until June 30, 2022, just a few short weeks prior to those titles and more being removed from online stores.
Despite large modding communities that still have remained active for past installments, it looks like 2K is forcing the hand of most players to move on to WWE 2K22.
We're already looking ahead to the potential release of WWE 2K23, which could land in a few short months depending on which release window 2K chooses to use moving forward.