WWE 2K16

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WWE 2K16
Developer(s) Yuke's
Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) 2K Sports
Series WWE 2K
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Release PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • NA October 27, 2015
  • EU October 30, 2015
  • AUS October 29, 2015
Microsoft Windows
  • NA March 11, 2016
Genre(s) Professional wrestling, fighting, sports
Mode(s) Single player
multiplayer

WWE 2K16 is a 2015 professional wrestling video game published by 2K Sports and developed by Yuke's and Visual Concepts. It was released for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. It is the seventeenth game in the WWE games series. WWE 2K16 was released on October 27, 2015 in North America, October 30, 2015 in Europe, and on October 29, 2015 in Australasia.[2] It will be released for Windows on March 11, 2016.[3] Stone Cold Steve Austin is featured on the cover of the game.[4]

It was announced by 2k that WWE 2K16 would have the "largest roster in the game's history", featuring over 120 playable characters, and almost double the 67 that were in 2K15.[5]

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The game received mixed reviews. IGN rated the game a 8.8 out of 10. Vince Ingenito of IGN said that the game was a "step in the right direction" for the series. He said that he liked the gameplay and the roster features, but did not like the overall inconsistency with the game.[6] GameSpot rated the game a 4 out of 10. Don Saas of GameSpot said that he liked the 2K Showcase mode and the Jim Ross returning on commentary but also said that "Little else in the game makes much of a positive impression."[7]

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  1. "ESRB: WWE 2K16". ESRB. Retrieved 2016-3-6.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. "WWE 2K16: Release Data". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2016-3-6.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. "WWE 2K16 coming soon to Windows PCs". WWE. Retrieved 2016-3-6.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. "Stone Cold Steve Austin to grace the cover of WWE 2K16, maybe WrestleMania afterward". Polygon. Retrieved 2016-3-6.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. "Jimmy Uso On His New WWE SmackDown Role, News On The WWE 2K16 Roster, WWE - Tokyo Update". WrestlingInc.com. Retrieved 2016-3-6.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. "WWE 2K16 Review". IGN. Retrieved 2016-3-6.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. "WWE 2k16 Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2016-3-6.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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