2K and WWE officially announced that they have signed an exclusive multi-year agreement granting 2K the rights to create WWE video games across all major platforms and distribution channels. As expected, Yukes in Japan will continue to develop the main franchise, including the latest iteration: the upcoming WWE â14.
âThe WWE series is a great addition to our stable of triple-A titles, and weâre very happy with this exclusive agreement with our new partners,â said David Ismailer, Chief Operating Officer for 2K. âWe look forward to capturing the excitement of WWE and marrying it with the same commitment to authenticity and entertainment that we give to our NBA 2K and MLB 2K franchises.â
â2Kâs reputation for outstanding quality and dedication to authenticity are a perfect fit for WWE,â added Casey Collins, Executive Vice President, Consumer Products for WWE. âThis new partnership will ensure that WWE continues to be one of the leading video game brands in the world and we look forward to continuing the franchise with the benefit of their expertise across a variety of platforms.â
âThe development work on the WWE franchise is impressive, and weâre excited to combine our background in developing the NBA 2K series with theirs in this new partnership,â concluded Greg Thomas, Executive Vice President of 2K Sports. âFans can expect the most authentic WWE experience on game consoles this fall.â