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Published on June 18th, 2018 | by gareth

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WWE 2K19 Reveals Cover And New Contest

I know some Wrestling fans who will love to hear this.

 

WWE(r) 2K19 Cover Superstar AJ Styles Issues International Challenge

for Potential One Million Dollar Payday

“The Phenomenal One” announces the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge, with one
contest winner to compete against Styles in the game, and if victorious, win the
sizable cash prize

Early Access initiative returns, inviting fans to purchase the WWE 2K19 Deluxe
Edition or WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition and receive the game four days prior to
worldwide release

New York, NY – June 18, 2018 – 2K today announced AJ Styles(r) as the cover
Superstar for WWE(r) 2K19<http://wwe.2k.com>, the forthcoming release in the
flagship WWE video game franchise. An unparalleled in-ring competitor and
distinguished personality recognized globally for his accomplishments spanning
nearly two decades, “The Phenomenal One” – also a massive video game enthusiast –
will usher in WWE 2K19’s worldwide marketing campaign of “Never Say Never” while
inviting fans to learn more about the video game. WWE 2K19 is currently scheduled
for worldwide release on October 9, 2018 for the PlayStation(r)4 computer
entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and
Windows PC.

2K also disclosed initial plans for the groundbreaking WWE 2K19 Million Dollar
Challenge*. In a call to action issued by Styles today, eligible entrants can
participate in the international contest* via PS4(tm) system and Xbox One in four
steps:

*         Beat a to-be-announced new mode in the game;

*         Submit a winning promotional video that shows why you will beat AJ Styles
in WWE 2K19;

*         Make it to the semifinal round of competition and beat the other three
semifinalists in WWE 2K19;

*         As the finalist, compete one-on-one in WWE 2K19 against AJ Styles – and
defeat him – to win one million dollars.

Additional details surrounding the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge are available
at
wwe.2k.com/milliondollarchallenge/rules<file://2kgames.t2.corp/network/2KGNOV/Marketing/WWE/Jaime/WWE2K19/Press%20Releases/Cover%20Superstar%20Announcement/wwe.2k.com/milliondollarchallenge/rules>,
with further announcements to come later this year.

“As a hardcore gamer and ambassador of everything it means to ‘Never Say Never’ in
both my professional and personal life, it is a dream come true to be selected as
the WWE 2K19 cover Superstar,” said AJ Styles. “From Seth Rollins(r) last year to
Dwayne “The Rock(r)” Johnson, John Cena(r), Stone Cold Steve Austin(r) and Brock
Lesnar(r), I am honored to join this incredible list of past WWE 2K cover Superstars
and put my own unique stamp on the franchise. Get ready to join me in the virtual
ring, because WWE 2K19 and the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge will be nothing
short of phenomenal!”

“With AJ Styles at the helm, we’re putting ‘Never Say Never’ to the ultimate test
with WWE 2K19 and the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge,” said Chris Snyder, Vice
President of Marketing for 2K. “Each year, we work to deliver the best in WWE
product authenticity, gameplay, modes, customization and creative control, and this
year will be no different for our passionate worldwide fan base. Buckle in and get
ready, as we have some big surprises in store this year!”

In addition, today 2K announced details surrounding WWE 2K19 premium product
offerings and their scheduled release dates:

About the WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition

Players who purchase the WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition, available in both physical and
digital varieties at participating retailers, will receive Early Access to their
game copies and in-game bonuses beginning four days early on Friday, October 5, 2018
for the PS4(tm) system, Xbox One and Windows PC. The WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition
includes the following items:

*   Copy of WWE 2K19 video game with Deluxe Edition packaging;
*   Access to WWE 2K19 Season Pass digital content (details announced this summer);
*   Access to WWE 2K19 pre-order bonus digital content (details announced this
summer);
*   Access to WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition digital content (details announced this
summer).

About the WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition

Players who purchase the WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition at participating retailers
will also receive Early Access to their game copies and in-game bonuses beginning
four days early on Friday, October 5, 2018 for the PS4(tm) system and Xbox One. The
WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition includes the following items:

*   Copy of WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition, which includes the following items:
*   Copy of WWE 2K19 video game with Deluxe Edition packaging;
*   Access to WWE 2K19 Season Pass digital content (details announced this
summer);
*   Access to WWE 2K19 pre-order bonus digital content (details announced this
summer);
*   Access to WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition digital content (details announced
this summer);
*   Premium packaging;
*   Exclusive and rare physical collectibles;
*   Limited Edition WWE(r) SuperCard content.

About WWE 2K19

Developed collaboratively by Yuke’s and Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, WWE 2K19 is
not yet rated by the ESRB. WWE 2K19 is currently scheduled for worldwide release on
October 9, 2018 for the PS4(tm) system, Xbox One and Windows PC. For more
information on WWE 2K19 and 2K, visit wwe.2k.com<http://wwe.2k.com/>, become a fan
on Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/WWEgames>, follow the game on
Twitter<http://www.twitter.com/wwegames> and
Instagram<http://www.instagram.com/wwegames> using the hashtags #WWE2K19 and
#NeverSayNever or subscribe on YouTube<http://www.youtube.com/WWEGames>.

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