WWE 2K23 COUNTDOWN: Release Date, Time & More

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We are getting closer and closer to the release of WWE 2K23. It's only a matter of time before the full game launches and we can wait for you to experience one of the best wrestling games of all time.

New features have been confirmed for some of the game's major modes, as well as all roster and DLC superstars being revealed.

2K Games look to have hit it out of the park, and we're hoping that the game will be a positive step forward from the first build we got to experience a month ago.

With that in mind, let's count down together to the release of the WWE 2K23.

WWE 2K23 COUNTDOWN

Early Access is out now for WWE 2K23, with it now only a matter of days before the full launch of the game.

The Standard Edition and Cross-Gen release on Friday, 17 March, meaning players will now be counting down the seconds before they can get their hands on this year's game.

We're expecting WWE 2K23 to launch at midnight on Friday, March 17 in your respective time zones.

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

With all that in mind, we can't wait for you to get your hands on this year's game.

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

Game Modes and New Features

WWE 2K23 features a showcase mode dedicated to the career of wrestling icon John Cena, as well as the introduction of war games into the game for the first time ever.

Some of the game modes such as MyGM come with exciting new features, that will make playing WWE 2K23 a unique experience.

Other Game modes

  • MyFACTION: Now featuring online multiplayer action, the team-building mode in which players collect, manage, and upgrade an array of WWE Superstars and Legends to create their ultimate four-person factions returns. Players can now take their faction online and compete for global dominance, or compete in Weekly Towers and Faction Wars, while new themed card packs and goals roll out regularly throughout the year
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THE CHAMP IS HERE - John Cena is the WWE 2K23 cover star
  • MyRISE: Aspiring Superstars walk through the curtain for their WWE debut in MyRISE and shape their career with the decisions made along the way. Featuring distinct men’s and women’s division storylines and the ability to import custom-created Superstars, players journey from the humble beginnings of a Rookie to being immortalized as a WWE Legend;
  • Universe: The ultimate WWE Universe sandbox that puts players in charge of their own version of WWE, from Superstar rosters, feuds, champions, weekly shows, and Premium Live Events! Updates to Universe include a reworked story system and more.
  • Creation Suite: A signature feature of the WWE 2K franchise, the creation suite returns with cross-platform community creations, including the ability to design custom Superstars, GMs, arenas, entrances, move sets, championships and more. Custom arenas are now playable online, with new customisation tools added.

FULL Roster Revealed

The FULL WWE 2K23 roster has been revealed, with major superstars also confirmed to be arriving via DLC expansion packs at a later date.

Superstar
Ratings
Roster
AJ Styles
89
Smackdown
Akira Tozawa
73
Raw
Alba Fyre
81
NXT
Alexa Bliss
85
Smackdown
Aliyah
76
NXT
André the Giant
88
Legend
Angel Garza
78
Smackdown
Angelo Dawkins
80
RAW
Apollo Crews
79
NXT
Asuka
89
RAW
Austin Theory
82
RAW
Axiom
79
NXT
Batista
89
Legend
Bayley
91
RAW
Becky Lynch
96
Smackdown
Beth Phoenix
87
Legend
Bianca Belair
95
Smackdown
Big Boss Man
81
Legend
Big E
88
Smackdown
Bobby Lashley
92
RAW
Boogeyman
81
Legend
Booker T
88
Legend
Braun Strowman
89
Smackdown
Bret "The Hit Man" Hart
91
Legend
Brie Bella
87
Legend
British Bulldog
86
Legend
Brock Lesnar
97
RAW
Bronson Breakker
85
NXT
Bruno Sammartino
91
Legend
Brutus Creed
79
NXT
Butch
81
Samackdown
Cactus Jack
82
Legend
Cameron Grimes
79
NXT
Carmella
79
Smackdown
Carmelo Hayes
82
NXT
Cedric Alexander
76
RAW
Chad Gable
77
RAW
Charlotte Flair
94
Smackdown
Chyna
88
Legend
Cody Rhodes
91
RAW
Commander Azeez
71
RAW
Cora Jade
79
NXT
Cruz Del Toro
79
Smackdown
Dakota Kai
80
RAW
Damian Priest
84
RAW
Dana Brooke
73
RAW
Dexter Lumis
80
RAW
Diesel
87
Legend
DOINK
81
Legend
Dolph Ziggler
83
NXT
Dominik Mysterio
78
RAW
Doudrop
81
RAW
Drew Gulak
79
Smackdown
Drew McIntyre
91
Smackdown
Eddie Guerrero
90
Legend
Edge
93
RAW
Elias
78
RAW
Eric Bischoff
64
Legend
Erik
80
Smackdown
Ezekiel
83
Legend
Faarooq
88
Legend
Giovanni Vinci
80
Smackdown
Finn Bálor
87
RAW
Gigi Dolin
81
NXT
Goldberg
89
Legend
Grayson Waller
80
NXT
Happy Corbin
83
RAW
Hulk Hogan
94
Legend
Humberto Carillo
75
Smackdown
The Hurricane
82
Legend
Ilja Dragunov
85
NXT
Indi Hartwell
77
NXT
IYO SKY
82
RAW
Ivar
80
Smackdown
Jacy Jayne
80
NXT
JD McDonagh
79
NXT
Jerry "The King" Lawler
86
Legend
Jey Uso
90
RAW
Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart
86
Legend
Jimmy Uso
89
RAW
Jinder Mahal
77
Smackdown
Joaquin Wilde
76
Smackdown
JBL
89
Legend
John Cena
96
Legend
Julius Creed
80
NXT
Kane
87
Legend
Karrion Kross
86
Smackdown
Katana Chance
79
NXT
Kayden Carter
76
NXT
Kevin Nash
88
Legend
Kevin Owens
87
RAW
Kofi Kingston
89
Smackdown
Kurt Angle
90
Legend
LA Knight
81
Smackdown
Lacey Evans
76
Smackdown
Liv Morgan
86
RAW
Lita
90
Legend
Logan Paul
84
Samckdown
Ludwig Kaiser
80
Smackdown
“Macho Man” Randy Savage
89
Legend
Madcap Moss
80
Smackdown
Matt Riddle
86
RAW
Maryse
79
RAW
Molly Holly
86
Legend
Montez Ford
82
RAW
Mustafa Ali
75
RAW
MVP
75
RAW
Natalya
82
Smackdown
Nikki A.S.H.
76
RAW
Nikki Bella
90
Legend
Nikkita Lyons
80
NXT
Noam Dar
69
NXT
Omos
82
RAW
Otis
80
RAW
Queen Zelina
74
Smackdown
Randy Orton
93
RAW
Raquel Rodriguez
83
Smackdown
Razor Ramon
84
Legend
Rey Mysterio
86
Smackdown
Rhea Ripley
90
RAW
Rick Boogs
75
RAW
Ricochet
82
Smackdown
Ridge Holland
81
Smackdown
Rikishi
86
Legend
Rob Van Dam
92
Legend
Robert Roode
80
RAW
Roman Reigns
99
RAW Smackdown
Ronda Rousey
93
Smackdown
Rowdy Roddy Piper
85
Legend
Roxanne Perez
81
NXT
R-Truth
72
RAW
Sami Zayn
84
Smackdown
Santos Escobar
81
Smackdown
Scott Hall
90
Legend
Seth Rollins
92
RAW
Shanky
67
Smackdown
Shawn Michaels
88
Legend
Shayna Baszler
82
Smackdown
Sheamus
87
Smackdown
Shelton Benjamin
79
RAW
Shinsuke Nakamura
87
Smackdown
Shotzi
75
Smackdown
Solo Sikoa
82
Smackdown
Sonya Deville
77
Smackdown
Stacy Keibler
75
Legend
“Stone Cold” Steve Austin
96
Legend
Stephanie McMahon
77
Legend
Syxx
88
Legend
Tamina
71
RAW
T-BAR
76
NXT
Ted DiBiase
85
Legend
The Miz
85
RAW
The Rock
96
Legend
Titus O’Neil
76
Legend
Tommaso Ciampa
84
RAW
Triple H
93
Legend
Trish Stratus
93
Status
Tyler Bate
82
NXT
Ultimate Warrior
88
Legend
Umaga
88
Legend
Undertaker
95
Legend
Vader
91
Legend
Veer Mahaan
79
NXT
GUNTHER
89
Smackdown
Wes Lee
81
NXT
Xavier Woods
88
Smackdown
Xia Li
74
Smackdown
X-Pac
85
Legend
Yokozuna
90
Legend
Zoey Stark
76
NXT

we know that 'The Man' Becky Lynch will be the highest-rated female superstar on the roster, boasting an elite 96 rating.

We now also know our top-rated male superstar, with the Head of the Table, Roman Reigns, understandably boasting the best rating on the roster.

Click here to discover every confirmed member of the WWE 2K23 roster.

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