Take Two President, Karl Slatoff has announced that the next in the WWE 2K and NBA 2K series’ will be released on the Xbox One. This is double the excitement for fans of the WWE games as it will enable 2K Sports to get over all the hindrances that were in place on the Xbox 360. For example, having more than six people in the ring was unachievable on the previous generation, and the roster number can certainly rise this time. Leaves more room for undercard greats like Tyson Kidd to make an appearance. It also marks 2K Sports’ first true WWE game. As WWE 2K14 was all but shipped while they were under the THQ mantle.
Speaking during the companies latest earnings call, Slatoff said, “During fiscal 2015, consumers can look forward to exciting next generation releases from our NBA 2K and WWE franchises as well as other unannounced titles that promise to raise the bar for excellence.
“Our WWE franchise has quickly proven to be a successful addition to our portfolio,” added chairman and CEO Strauss Zelnick.
“Sales of WWE 2K14 have exceeded our expectations and the title is being supported with add-on content including a Season Pass featuring many of fan-favorite WWE superstars and legends.
“We believe there is a meaningful opportunity to grow this series by further leveraging 2K’s marketing power and development expertise.”
It was also revealed that Borderlands 2 is officialy 2K Games’ most successful game in their history, outselling the entirety of the Bioshock series.
As for NBA 2K15 and WWE 2K15, assuming that is what they will be called, you can expect NBA 2K15 around September, and WWE 2K15 during the 1st week of November, as is tradition.