‘WWE 2K18’ Nintendo Switch Release Date Announced With Special Edition Details

Nintendo and 2K Sports announced the release of WWE 2K18 on the Nintendo Switch.


Credit: WWE 2K

2K18 on Nintendo Switch

The popular wrestling series will release its newest version on December 6 for the portable and home console. To quote 2K’s words, the package of features is pretty "robust." MyCareer, Universe, the new Road to Glory mode, the Creation Suite and the massive roster are all included in this version.

You can see the full list of features here.

The Switch version of WWE 2K18 will also feature the DLC and special editions like the Standard Edition and Cena (Nuff) aka Digital Deluxe Edition. In case you’re wondering about DLC options, here’s a breakdown:

DLC OPTIONS

  • WWE 2K18 Season Pass:

    • Accelerator;
    • Enduring Icons Pack;
    • MyPlayer Kick Start;
    • New Moves Pack;
    • NXT Generation Pack.
    • Available for purchase on launch day for $29.99.  
    • Players will receive the items as they become available on the Nintendo eShop.
  • WWE 2K18 Kurt Angle Pack:

    • Two playable versions of WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle: his WWE “American Hero” persona (2001) and his ECW “Wrestling Machine” persona (2006).
    • Available for purchase for $4.99 after December 13th, 2017. This pack is available at no additional cost to anyone that purchases WWE 2K18 prior to December 13, 2017.
  • WWE 2K18 Cena (Nuff) Pack:

    • Playable characters Batista and Rob Van Dam;
    • Two playable versions of John Cena (ECW One Night Stand and WrestleMania 26);
    • Available for purchase on launch day for $7.99. 
  • Accelerator:

    • Players will gain access to all unlockable content available at launch in the game’s VC Purchasable section (excluding downloadable content);
    • Players can also decide the overall rankings and attribute levels for all playable characters throughout the life of the product;
    • Available for purchase on launch day for $4.99.
  • Enduring Icons Pack

    • Playable WWE Superstars: The Hardy Boyz;
    • Playable WWE Hall of Famers: Beth Phoenix and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express;
    • Available for $9.99 at a later date.
  • MyPlayer Kick Start

    • Players will be able to unlock and boost MyPlayer ratings and attributes via a 50,000 VC starting bonus;
    • Players will begin with 10 additional Attribute Points for MyPlayer and can boost any Attribute tower by 10 levels or spread the upgrades throughout multiple Attribute towers;
    • Available for purchase on launch day for $9.99.

WWE 2K18 is the first WWE game to appear on a Nintendo system since WWE All-Stars was available on the 3DS in 2011. With the launch of the Switch, expect to see WWE 2K games on the console for the foreseeable future.

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On Monday, Nintendo and 2K Sports announced the release of WWE 2K18 on the Nintendo Switch.

Credit: WWE 2K

2K18 on Nintendo Switch

The popular wrestling series will release its newest version on December 6 for the portable and home console. To quote 2K’s words, the package of features is pretty “robust.” MyCareer, Universe, the new Road to Glory mode, the Creation Suite and the massive roster are all included in this version.

You can see the full list of features here.

The Switch version of WWE 2K18 will also feature the DLC and special editions like the Standard Edition and Cena (Nuff) aka Digital Deluxe Edition. In case you’re wondering about DLC options, here’s a breakdown:

DLC OPTIONS

  • WWE 2K18 Season Pass:
    • Accelerator;
    • Enduring Icons Pack;
    • MyPlayer Kick Start;
    • New Moves Pack;
    • NXT Generation Pack.
    • Available for purchase on launch day for $29.99.  
    • Players will receive the items as they become available on the Nintendo eShop.
  • WWE 2K18 Kurt Angle Pack:
    • Two playable versions of WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle: his WWE “American Hero” persona (2001) and his ECW “Wrestling Machine” persona (2006).
    • Available for purchase for $4.99 after December 13th, 2017. This pack is available at no additional cost to anyone that purchases WWE 2K18 prior to December 13, 2017.
  • WWE 2K18 Cena (Nuff) Pack:
    • Playable characters Batista and Rob Van Dam;
    • Two playable versions of John Cena (ECW One Night Stand and WrestleMania 26);
    • Available for purchase on launch day for $7.99. 
  • Accelerator:
    • Players will gain access to all unlockable content available at launch in the game’s VC Purchasable section (excluding downloadable content);
    • Players can also decide the overall rankings and attribute levels for all playable characters throughout the life of the product;
    • Available for purchase on launch day for $4.99.
  • Enduring Icons Pack
    • Playable WWE Superstars: The Hardy Boyz;
    • Playable WWE Hall of Famers: Beth Phoenix and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express;
    • Available for $9.99 at a later date.
  • MyPlayer Kick Start
    • Players will be able to unlock and boost MyPlayer ratings and attributes via a 50,000 VC starting bonus;
    • Players will begin with 10 additional Attribute Points for MyPlayer and can boost any Attribute tower by 10 levels or spread the upgrades throughout multiple Attribute towers;
    • Available for purchase on launch day for $9.99.

WWE 2K18 is the first WWE game to appear on a Nintendo system since WWE All-Stars was available on the 3DS in 2011. With the launch of the Switch, expect to see WWE 2K games on the console for the foreseeable future.



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