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WWE 2K22 Release Date Announced, Rey Mysterio As Cover Star & Special nWo Edition Revealed

WWE 2K22 Roster Rey Mysterio Cover

The release date for the next installment of the WWE 2K video game has been announced with Rey Mysterio confirmed as the cover star of WWE 2K22.

WWE took to social media to announce that WWE 2K22 will be released on March the 11th, while former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio will be featured as the cover star.

The Showcase mode is back and will feature the career of cover star Rey Mysterio. In addition, MyGM mode returns to WWE 2K22 with fans being able to take control of their own roster of WWE Superstars.

A press release from WWE touts different versions of the game including a Cross-Gen bundle, a Deluxe Edition as well as a nWo 4-Life Edition. Players who pre-order the game will also receive an Undertaker Immortal Pack which contains three additional Undertaker personas including Masked Phantom Undertaker, The Lord Of Darkness, and Boneyard Match Undertaker. Pre-orders for the new game are available from today.

Rey Mysterio is quoted in the same press release as saying about his role as the cover star of the game:

“Representing the culture of lucha libre as the cover Superstar for WWE 2K22 is a moment of great pride for me. I’m looking forward to sharing the stories behind the big moments of my career with a dedicated community of players and connecting with WWE fans in a whole new way as they play through my 2K Showcase.”