Heads up wrestling fans, WWE 2K16 is coming to PC

Looks like PC wrestling fans won’t be left out in the cold for much longer, as 2K Sports has announced that WWE 2K16 will be making it’s way over to the PC. Slated for a March 11, 2016, release date, the PC version will “mirror the in-game content” for both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, as well as all of the DLC. 

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The authority in WWE video games returns with WWE 2K16! The newest addition to the flagship WWE video game franchise will deliver fun, authentic and hard-hitting action, including returning fan-favorite features and game modes, new innovations and more! Play as the greatest WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends of all time. Includes all DLC content!

Currently the title is up on Steam for $49.99, however there is a promotion that knocks off %10, dropping it to $44.99 up until March 11, 2016. 

  • Largest Roster Ever:Offering more than 120 unique playable characters, including cover Superstar Stone Cold Steve Austin alongside Seth Rollins, Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose, Bad News Barrett, Paige and Finn Bálor, WWE 2K16 includes the largest roster in WWE video game history.
  • 2K Showcase: The franchise’s popular story-based mode returns in WWE 2K16, enabling players to relive iconic matches and moments in WWE history. Along the way, they will complete objectives to unlock legendary characters, entrance and ring gear, match types and unlockables.
  • WWE Universe: WWE 2K16 makes core improvements to stories, rivals and match card selections. In addition, for the first time, Superstars can be assigned to multiple shows, enabling players to have a broader experience.
    • All DLC Included: WWE 2K16 includes all of the DLC. Gain access to the following bonus content:
    • Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator: Play as two playable versions of Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator: T-800 from The Terminator and T-800 from Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
    • MyPlayer KickStart: Players will gain instant access to boost created Superstar ratings and attributes in the game’s MyCareer mode.
    • Accelerator: Players will gain instant access to all unlockable content available in the game (excluding downloadable content).
    • New Moves Pack: More than 30 new moves, including the Corner Enzuigiri (made popular by WWE Diva Nikki Bella), Avalanche Ram (made popular by WWE Diva Paige), Sidewinder Suplex (made popular by WWE and NXT Superstar Kevin Owens).
    • Legends Pack: Playable WWE Legends: Big Boss Man, Dusty Rhodes, Lita, Mr. Perfect, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Trish Stratus.
    • 2015 Hall of Fame Showcase: Playable matches and Superstars include:
      • “Macho Man” Randy Savage vs. Jake “The Snake” Roberts
      • Rikishi vs. The Rock
      • Alundra Blayze vs. Paige
      • Larry Zbyszko/Arn Anderson vs. Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat/Dustin Rhodes
      • Tatsumi Fujinami vs. Ric Flair
      • The Bushwhackers vs. The Natural Disasters
      • The Outsiders vs. Harlem Heat
    • Future Stars Pack: Playable WWE/NXT Superstars:
      • Samoa Joe, Diego, Fernando, Blake, and Murphy

Minimum Specs:

  • OS: 64-bit: Windows Vista SP2
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo E6600, AMD Athlon 64 X2 5400+
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce 450 or AMD Radeon HD 5770, 1GB GDDR (Direct X11 Compatible)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 44 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0x compatible sound card

Recommended Specs:

  • OS: 64-bit: Windows® 7 / Windows® 8
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-3550, 3.30 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 or AMD Radeon HD 6970
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 44 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0x compatible sound card

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