The WWE has formally confirmed that the subsequent WWE 2K sport is canceled. WWE 2K21 is not going to be launched, administration mentioned on an earnings name. [UPDATE: Take-Two launched a press release that talked about extra particulars on the WWE 2K franchise can be introduced this coming Monday.]
This information comes from the WWE. Take-Two, which owns 2K Sports activities, introduced by itself that it’s going to share extra particulars concerning the WWE 2K sequence on Monday. The corporate can even launch dates on some “thrilling information.”
We can be sharing particulars on the way forward for the WWE 2K franchise in addition to some thrilling information on Monday at 7:00 a.m. PT.
— #WWE2K20 (@WWEgames) April 24, 2020
Final 12 months’s sport, WWE 2K20, was poorly obtained. GameSpot’s overview scored it a 2/10, and we famous in our overview that the sport’s “torrent of frequent and disruptive bugs and glitches” negatively affected the complete expertise.
In response to the unfavorable suggestions, administration at Take-Two mentioned they have been “disillusioned.” Nevertheless, president Karl Slatoff mentioned he was optimistic about the way forward for the model. “The WWE model continues to increase worldwide. And we consider there stays a considerable long-term alternative to develop our WWE 2K sequence by enhancing the standard of the sport,” he mentioned in November 2019.
WWE 2K20 was the primary WWE sport developed fully by Visible Ideas, which additionally produces the NBA 2K sequence. The WWE 2K sequence was beforehand developed by the Japanese studio Yuke’s, although that studio grew to become pissed off with its working relationship with 2K Sports activities, according to VGC. Yuke’s is now creating a wrestling sport of its personal to rival WWE 2K.
WWE 2K21 is formally not taking place, per WWE.
— Alex McCarthy (@AlexM_talkSPORT) April 23, 2020