[News] WWE 2K Battlegrounds is Switch-bound

Written by Kieran Fifield

Introducing: WWE 2K Battleground on Nintendo Switch

Friends of Nintendad, 2K have announced WWE 2K Battlegrounds, an upcoming arcade-style brawler, developed by Sabre Interactive, that will launch on Nintendo Switch (as well as all other major platforms) on September 18th 2020.

  • Exhibition: Take part in Exhibition matches at home or on-the-go, anytime and anywhere, in local and online multiplayer action for up to four players
  • Campaign: Join the adventures of seven new WWE hopefuls -created exclusively for WWE 2K Battlegrounds – in Campaign mode and compete for the chance to earn a WWE contract. Along the way, you’ll unlock new arenas, inspired by locations such as the Everglades, a military-style Bootcamp, Mexico, New York and Scotland, while receiving guidance from legendary personalities including “Stone Cold” Steve Austin® and Paul Heyman™
  • King of the Battleground: Take on all comers in the King of the Battleground, an online, last-man-standing mode where four players start in the ring while four more wait outside to enter, challenging you to run the gauntlet and defeat them all
  • Online: Test your toughness in online tournaments and Exhibition matches.

The unique Battleground environments, eight in total, are paramount to gameplay, due to their unique interactive elements and ever-over the top melee weapons. In true WWE fashion, if you can pick it up, you can hit your opponent with it. Commentary is provided by Mauro Ranallo and Jerry “The King®” Lawyer, providing further WWE authenticity and immersion.

WWE 2K Battlegrounds is available to pre-order now on the Nintendo eshop. THe standard edition is priced at £34.99 and players who pre-order this edition will receive WWE Hall of Famer Edge® at launch. The Digital Deluxe Edition will cost £44.99 and includes Edge, as well as all versions of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Rock and Ronda Rousey® unlocked at the beginning of play, plus 1100 bonus Golden Bucks, in-game currency that can be used to unlock Superstars, as well as cosmetic items.

Pre-order bonuses end on September 18th 2020. In-game currency and cosmetic items can be earned by completing in-game objectives. No purchase is necessary to experience WWE 2K Battlegrounds in its entirety.

Source: PR email

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