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Machine Gun Kelly To Be Playable Character In WWE 2K22

Machine Gun Kelly - WWE 2K22

Machine Gun Kelly has been confirmed as the Executive Soundtrack Producer for WWE 2K22, he will also be a playable character in the game.

With the release of WWE 2K22 just a couple of weeks away, the final details around the game have begun to emerge. This includes the list of songs which will make up the soundtrack, as well as news on who will be available in the first post-release download pack.

It has been confirmed by 2K Games that the soundtrack for the game has been put together by Executive Producer, Machine Gun Kelly. The rapper, turned Pop-Punk star will also be available as a playable character in the a future downloadable content pack. The release date for this is yet to be announced.

The star has contributed two of his own songs for the game, which also features offering from the likes of Motorhead, Wu Tang Clan and Royal Blood.

You can find the full statement from 2K Games below.

Renowned musician and actor adds Executive Soundtrack Producer and playable character to his list of accolades

2K today announced Machine Gun Kelly is officially the Executive Soundtrack Producer for WWE 2K22. A longtime WWE fan and multitalented music, film and fashion sensation, Machine Gun Kelly will also appear as a playable character, available in a post-launch downloadable WWE 2K22 content pack.

“Machine Gun Kelly has been an integral part of the WWE family for more than a decade including performances at WrestleMania and Tribute to the Troops, soundtracking our premium live events with his music, and making frequent storyline appearances on WWE programming over the years,” said Neil Lawi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, WWE Music Group. “He has curated a unique soundtrack for WWE 2K22 that includes not only his own music but a diverse array of artists from The Weeknd to KennyHoopla. The 12-track soundtrack is the perfect complement to this edition’s enhanced gameplay.”

In addition to his roles as Executive Soundtrack Producer and playable character, Machine Gun Kelly also appears in multiple WWE 2K22 marketing campaign videos, interacting with WWE Legend The Undertaker and an array of other colorful Superstars.

The official WWE 2K22 track list, hand-picked by Machine Gun Kelly, includes:

  • Machine Gun Kelly – “Concert for Aliens;”
  • Machine Gun Kelly ft. YUNGBLUD & Bert McCracken – “Body Bag;”
  • Wu Tang Clan – “Protect Ya Neck;”
  • Motorhead – “Iron Fist;”
  • Poppy – “Say Cheese” (Live NXT version);
  • Royal Blood – “Typhoons;”
  • Bring Me The Horizon – “Happy Song;”
  • The Weeknd – “Heartless;”
  • Turnstile – “I Don’t Wanna Be Blind;”
  • Asking Alexandria – “The Final Episode (Let’s Change the Channel);”
  • KennyHoopla – “Hollywood Sucks.”

Machine Gun Kelly’s most famous WWE appearance came when he was Powerbombed off the stage by Kevin Owens on an episode of Monday Night Raw in 2015.