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WWE 2K23 PS5: Release date, gameplay, editions & more

WWE 2K23 Rey Mysterio

The launch is just around the corner but WWE 2K23 PS5 holds a lot of potential for players out of all the platforms. Sony's PS5 is one of the most-played consoles in the world, and the wrestling title will once again be released on the powerful platform.

The WWE 2K23 PS5 version is coming with some amazing graphics, high FPS ratings, and great gameplay. Fans can expect to have an immersive experience, that will make them feel like true WWE superstars.

So, let's check out WWE 2K23 full details for the PS5 version.

WWE 2K23 PS5

As mentioned above, WWE 2K23 is once again set to take next-generation consoles by storm. On PS5, the game will run at 60 FPS on a 4K resolution. This will definitely enhance users' playing experience, making the game feel more real than ever.

One of the best PS5 features is the DualSense controller, which provides players with a great gaming experience. However, 2K still hasn't detailed how it will be used in WWE 2K23. Despite that, the DualSense haptic feedback should allow players to feel the impact of every move they perform.

WWE 2K23 War Games mode
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WWE 2K23 brand new match type: War Games

With WWE GOAT and multi-time champion John Cena leading the line as the main cover star, 2K Games have wasted no time in attempting to make this year's game the best yet.

WWE 2K23 Release Date

This year's game features several franchise advancements, including a unique new take on the 2K Showcase, the WWE 2K introduction of the fan-favourite WarGames, and expansions to several marquee game modes.

WWE 2K23 Cover
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THE CHAMP IS HERE - John Cena is the WWE 2K23 cover star

The official WWE 2K23 release date is on Friday March 17, 2023, with the title Standard Edition going live around the world at that time. However, fans with the WWE 2K23 Deluxe Edition and Icon Edition will be able to experience the game earlier.

These two premium editions will be released on Tuesday March 14, 2023, giving users an early taste of the game.

Pre Order, Platforms, Price

WWE 2K23 features four editions of the game: Standard Edition, Cross-Gen, Deluxe Edition, and Icon Edition. The PS5 editions will have the same reward as the other next-gen consoles, and PC. Depending on the edition players buy, they will have access to different premium content.

  • The Standard Edition will be available for £49.99 on PC, for £59.99 on previous-gen platforms (PS4, Xbox One consoles) and for £69.99 on current-gen consoles (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S) in both physical and digital formats.
  • The Cross-Gen edition will be available digitally for £69.99 on PlayStation and Xbox consoles. The Cross-Gen edition includes the Standard Edition across previous and current-gen platforms within the same console family and the same PlayStation or Xbox account.
  • The Icon Edition will be available for £104.99 for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC, featuring original cover art by renowned WWE-inspired artist Rob Schamberger. In addition to the Standard Edition and all bonus content included in the Deluxe Edition, the Icon Edition includes the Ruthless Aggression Pack, celebrating 20 years of John Cena’s WWE career by featuring John Cena’s early “Prototype” character, as well as “Leviathan” Batista, developmental rookie versions of Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton, the John Cena Legacy Championship and WrestleMania 22 Arena. Additional bonus content includes an Emerald Paul Heyman MyFACTION Manager Card, and three Deluxe Premium Launch MyFACTION Card Packs. The Icon Edition will be available from March 14, 2023 – three days ahead of Standard and Cross-Gen Edition.

Players who pre-ordered the Standard Edition and Cross-Gen Digital Bundle will receive the Bad Bunny Bonus Pack, which includes Bad Bunny as a playable character, as well as a Ruby tier Bad Bunny MyFACTION card.

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