As its name proposes, Battlegrounds is an arcade-style wrestling match-up. It’s created by Saber Interactive, which is a similar group that created NBA 2K Playgrounds 2, additionally an arcade-style game.
WWE 2K Battlegrounds includes a portion of the WWE’s most famous grapplers, including The Rock and Steve Austin, who gave “over-the-top” character models and moves. “We’re focusing on social pick-up-and-play fun, but with plenty of depth for those who want to get way into it,” 2K said.
WWE 2K Battlegrounds is set to dispatch this fall, yet 2K didn’t discharge a rundown of stages. The organization additionally didn’t state if Battlegrounds will be the maximum title or a financial limit measured for games like NBA 2K Playgrounds. More details on the title will be shared in the coming months.
2K additionally affirmed that WWE 2K21- – a reproduction game- – won’t release this year. The organization is investigating the input from the inadequately got WWE 2K20 and will put an emphasis on “quality and fun” for the following portion in the arrangement. 2K is giving the designers at Visual Concepts more opportunity to understand this vision, and thus, the new game is booked to dispatch at some point in 2021.
“We want to ensure the development team at Visual Concepts can create a great game that will entertain grizzled WWE 2K veterans, as well as newcomers who want to climb through the ropes and step into the ring for the very first time,” 2K said.
The publisher also affirmed that it has recruited gaming industry veteran Patrick Gilmore to head up the new WWE 2K reproduction game for Visual Concepts. Gilmore comes to Visual Concepts from Amazon, where he was the studio head for the organization’s office in Orange County that is dealing with the MMO New World and the Lord of the Rings MMO.
“We hope you find this news as exciting as we do. We are confident it will lead to better games in the future,” 2K said about the changes.