Great news for WWE fans as 2K and WWE have announced they’ve extended their agreement, giving 2K exclusive rights to develop and publish all WWE games across all platforms – at least for the next couple of years.
According to David Ismailer, Chief Operating Officer for 2K, “2K’s partnership with WWE over the past three years has resulted in a successful and important addition to the Company’s portfolio of profitable franchises” so I’m sure he’s absolutely thrilled about the continued collaboration with WWE.
“2K’s partnership with WWE over the past three years has resulted in a successful and important addition to the Company’s portfolio of profitable franchises,” said David Ismailer, Chief Operating Officer for 2K. “We are thrilled with the positive momentum of the WWE 2K series, including generating year-over-year growth, as well as the success of WWE SuperCard. We are very pleased to extend our partnership with WWE and look forward to many more years of collaboration.”
“2K’s leadership in authenticity, quality and overall brand dedication has been a perfect complement for WWE,” said Casey Collins, WWE Executive Vice President, Consumer Products. “Our continued partnership ensures WWE remains at the forefront of global video game brands as we continue innovating and publishing our offerings on multiple platforms.”
The most recent addition to 2K’s WWE franchise was WWE 2K16, which released in October 2015 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One, which was loved by both critics and consumers alike.