The next game in this highly lauded annual wrestling series is officially headed to the Nintendo Switch.
WWE 2K18 on Switch marks the first time in five years that a WWE game has been on a Nintendo platform, and is the first version in six years to go portable. The Switch version of the game – like the other versions – also include a whole range of new features, and you can get introduced to them via the bits from the press release below.
Get ready for eight man matches, a new grapple carry system, new weight detection, thousands of new animations and a massive backstage area. A brand-new rendering engine also gives WWE 2K18 a visual overhaul and will bring the drama of WWE to life like never before.
A new MyCareer experience puts you on the path to greatness as you journey along on the road to WrestleMania. Explore WWE like never before through free-roaming backstage, conversing with WWE Superstars, forming alliances, making enemies, seeking out quests, and strategizing for upcoming matches.
Can your MyPlayer make it to the WWE Hall of Fame? Introducing the all-new Road to Glory. Compete with opponents online to improve your MyPlayer by earning unlockables, boosts and upgrades all while securing your entry into special events that are held alongside real-life WWE special events, such as pay-per-views.
Customize WWE like never before with an even deeper set of customization tools and the new Custom Match option. The robust Creation Suite also offers even more detailed features for Create-a-Superstar, Create-a-Video and Create-an-Arena.
Dominate the ring with tons of your favorite WWE, NXT and legendary Superstars.WWE 2K18 offers the most complete roster of the biggest and brightest WWE and NXT Superstars and Legends to ever grace a WWE ring.
In recognition of the good news, WWE 2K18 cover personality Seth Rollins has played part in a special announcement video – further advertising their return to Nintendo platforms with a debut on the Switch.
Get a look at the video below.
WWE 2K18 is headed our way on October 17th, and pre-orders will net you two playable versions of Hall of Fame wrestler Kurt Angle; his WWE “American Hero” persona (2001), and his ECW “Wrestling Machine” persona (2006).
Get your moves ready, ’cause it’s almost wrestling season on Switch. 😉