WWE 2K18 has one heck of a roster

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It’s been a long time since I paid any attention to what goes on in the WWE or its related video games. At some point in the 90’s, I just lost interest. That’s not a slight on those who still love the brand and its shows, of course. The biggest name in sports entertainment, and its associated transmedia is unfathomably popular, and that’s for good reason.

The games are actually pretty good, so our own WWE nut Darryn keeps telling me. Since 2K took over the series they’ve been trying to give the game as much love as their NBA2K series, turning the game in to a sports RPG. There have been ups and down in the annualised series, with last year’s game not being a high point. Perhaps this year’s one will be the evolution the series needs.

What WWE 2K18 has is one heck of a roster. IGN has revealed the game’s first 47 wrestlers in a video featuring Renee Young, Corey Graves and Goldust – which includes current and classic wrestlers like Bret Hart, The British Bulldog, Diesel, The Bushwackers , Bam Bam Bigelow and I think I’ve run out of names I actually recognise.

The game will also feature John Cena, Kurt Angle and cover boy Seth Rollins.

Here’s the video, and the wrestlers revealed so far

  • Bray Wyatt
  • Dolph Ziggler
  • Sami Zayn
  • Dean Ambrose
  • Baron Corbin
  • Kalisto
  • Akira Tozawa
  • Sin Cara
  • Hideo Itami
  • Eric Young
  • Jinder Mahal
  • Bushwacker Butch
  • Bushwacker Luke
  • Konnor
  • Viktor
  • Cesaro
  • Sheamus
  • Karl Anderson
  • Luke Gallows
  • Nikki Cross
  • Alundra Blayze
  • Emma
  • Lita
  • Summer Rae
  • Paige
  • Brie Bella
  • Nikki Bella
  • British Bulldog
  • Buddy Roberts
  • Diamond Dallas Page
  • Big Boss Man
  • Mark Henry
  • Bam Bam Bigelow
  • Bret Hart
  • Dusty Rhodes
  • The Undertaker
  • Big Show
  • Andre the Giant
  • Kane
  • Diesel (and Kevin Nash)
  • Luke Harper
  • Erick Rowan
  • Sawyer Fulton
  • Alexander Wolfe
  • Killian Dain
  • Braun Strowman
  • Goldust

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Last Updated: August 18, 2017

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