Fans of WWE 2K games are no strangers to the various collector’s editions that come out with each iteration. For WWE 2K19, the developers have decided to roll drop a collector’s edition that is one of a kind – one in homage to WWE Hall of Famer and 16-time world champion, the Nature Boy Ric Flair.
Honoring 16X World Champion, global icon, and 2X @WWE Hall of Famer @RicFlairNatrBoy, the #WWE2K19 Wooooo! Edition is headed to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One October 5th. Get the details here: https://t.co/DrvqbR6vdJ pic.twitter.com/dekzFlXMv1
— #WWE2K22 (@WWEgames) July 25, 2018
The “Woo” Edition has numerous amenities that pay homage to the Nature Boy, including five additional playable characters, including three Hall of Famers, Dusty Rhodes, Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat and “Rowdy Roddy Piper. Fellow Hall of Famer “Macho Man” Randy Savage, in his Wrestlemania VIII attire, and Undertaker, in his “Big Evil” persona will also be unlocked as playable wrestlers in the “Woo Edition.”
Gamers may be wonder why developers decided to include these five particular wrestlers in the collector’s edition. However, wrestling fans who followed Flair’s career know he feuded with all five men during his career.
All five wrestlers are also unlocked in the WWE Deluxe Edition, as are pre-order bonus characters Rey Mysterio and Ronda Rousey. It will also give players access to the WWE 2K19 Season Pass. Details on the pass will be revealed later in the summer. They will also receives access to WWE 2K 19 four days before it goes on sale.
The edition also includes the Starrcade 1983 playable arena where the Nature Boy defeated Harley Race to win the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship. Flair’s Wrestlemania XXIV robe. Charlotte Flair’s Wrestlemania 32 robe, which pays homage to her father’s attire from WM XXIV, will also be available.
There are other goodies for fans, such as an individually numbered WWE Hall of Fame replica ring, a “Nature Boy”-inspired Funko Pop! Figurine and a plaque featuring a fabric piece from Ric’s iconic pink or purple robe.
Gamers who play WWE Supercard will receive limited edition cards featuring Ric and Charlotte Flair, as well as a Nature Boy -themed WWE 2K19 cardback.
Flair has attained numerous honors in his wrestling career, and it is cool to see him receive a collector’s edition based on him. It’s also fitting that he is one of the faces of WWE 2K19 along with its cover star, current WWE Champion A.J. Styles.
The Nature Boy managed the Phenomenal One during their time in Total Nonstop Action. They were even a part of the Fortune stable, which was based on the legendary Four Horsemen which Flair was a longtime member.
Flair is regarded as the greatest wrestler of his time and has had great matches with a who’s who of wrestling legends. Styles is seen as one of the best in the world, being a multiple-time champion in TNA, New Japan Pro Wrestling and WWE. During his current WWE run, he has had the best matches on the company’s main roster against guys like John Cena, Roman Reigns and even current Universal Champion Brock Lesnar.
The “Woo” Edition is a bit pricey at $130, but there are numerous items and bonuses that could make it more than worth the cost for players.
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order officially arrives on July 19th.
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Call of Duty Black Ops 4 will be free to play for the entire month of April, thanks to a brand new promotion.
The promo lasts until April 30th and is available across all platforms.
Trayarch made the official announcement in a new trailer for the new Alcatraz map, and if you want until the very end of the video, you can catch the news.
Be Featured In-Game By Winning Fortnite Blockbuster Contest
Want to be featured in Fortnite? Well, a new event gives you the rare opportunity to do just that.
Epic Games has announced a brand new contest that asks heroes to capture their “jaw-dropping” moments and submit them for a chance to win the ultimate prize of being featured in the game.
Calling all heroes! Capture your jaw-dropping moments and enter our #FortniteBlockbuster contest for a chance to win a prize fit for a hero: Your film featured in our game!
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 2, 2018
“Every hero needs a story and we invite you to show us yours. Put your filmmaking skills to the test to write and direct the ultimate Season 4 superhero flick.” Epic added, “Use the Fortnite replay system and a little in-game movie set magic to make a blockbuster hit highlighting the heroes of Season 4 and their adventures.”
Grand Prize Winner:
- Film played in-game at Risky Reels
- Title of film displayed on the marquee
- A poster for their film shown in game
- 25,000 V-Bucks
- 10,000 V-Bucks
Epic Games will be judging based on three different criteria:
- How super is your superhero flick?
- Did your film tell a story of the Season 4 heroes in a creative or innovative manner?
- How original was your story?
- How well did you capture the tone of Fortnite throughout your film?
- Did your film display a mastery of the Replay system and its tools?
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