Releasing video game demos have been common practice for developers to let people?experience the new features of?their?new game. However, a WWE 2K16 Demo will not be available as announced by the WWE 2K16’s?official Twitter page as they said that the team would rather concentrate their efforts into finishing the game.
.@StefanoCastroA Sorry, no demo this year. We're focused on making the final game as awesome as possible!
— WWE 2K18 (@WWEgames) September 3, 2015
The no demo announcement comes as a surprise because WWE 2K15 was horribly received by critics as it garnered a Metacritic rating of 62percent and 56percent rating for the PS4 and Xbox One version. Some fans would likely want to try the new game to see if it improved from last year?s offering. Fans have also been expressing their interest to play the demo after seeing the media praise the WWE 2K16 game.
— Mayhem (@jericholic54321) August 27, 2015
Having no WWE 2K16 demo will be problematic for those who didn?t enjoy last year?s game. Having a demo will surely help gamers experience the new features of the game especially as the game is said to be a better and smarter wrestling game. The devs, however, has not ruled-out a possible free demo release in the future.
New Create A Wrestle Features Ronda Rousey
The devs of the WWE game have tried showing the prowess of their ?Create a Wrestler? feature by creating Ronda Rousey, Wrestling Inc reported. Ronda Rousey is currently an undefeated MMA champion who is known for beating opponents in under a minute. You can judge for yourself if the new ?Create A Wrestler? feature has improved.
Special Pre-Order Perks
According to IB Times, those who will pre-order a digital copy of the game for either the PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4 console will receive special themes. These themes can be downloaded instantly upon pre-order, the report said.
— WWE 2K18 (@WWEgames) September 1, 2015
More New Characters Announced
WWE 2K16 being ambitious as the game plans to offer a total of 120 playable characters. The devs said that these superstars and divas will not only be re-skins as they claimed that all of them will be unique. Here are all the newly announced characters according to BleacherReport:
- Bret Hart
- British Bulldog
- Cactus Jack
- D-Lo Brown
- Dude Love
- Jake “The Snake” Roberts
- Ken Shamrock
- Paul Wight
- Shane McMahon
- Vince McMahon
If you aren?t familiar with the superstars and divas? names, you can see the character art photos here. ?WWE 2K16 will be released on October 27, 2015 for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360.
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