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WWE 2K16 DLC News: Extensive expansion details announced by 2K; Samoa Joe confirmed as NXT playable in star packs

October 11
9:38 AM 2015

More than a couple of weeks prior to WWE 2K16 official public launching on October 27, 2K has revealed the game's Season Pass DLC plans with tons of bonus content to be added in game post release. The addition will include NXT playable superstars such as Samoa Joe who has personally confirmed on Twitter his imminent appearance via star packs.  

The WWE 2K16 Season Pass will require players to shell out $24.99, although, players who won't find the value in buying the package can still opt to make the purchase for each DLC separately. From an official announcement as reported by Bleacher Report, The run-down of the of WWE 2K16 Season Pass DLC set to be released on October 27 are detailed below.


  • Players will gain instant access to all unlockable content available in the game but not including downloadable content. 

MyPlayer KickStart (PS4 and Xbox One Exclusive)

  • Players will gain instant access to boost created Superstar ratings and attributes in the game's MyCareer mode.

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 include: 
    • "Macho Man" Randy Savage vs. Jake "The Snake" Roberts
    • Rikishi vs. The Rock
    • Alundra Blayze vs. Paige
    • Larry Zbyszko vs. Arn Anderson
    • Tatsumi Fujinami vs. Ric Flair
    • The Bushwhackers (Butch Miller and Luke  Williams) vs. The Natural Disasters (Typhoon and Earthquake)
    • The Outsiders (Kevin Nash and Scott Hall) vs. Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie Ray)

New Moves Pack

  • Thirty-plus new moves, including the Corner Enzuigiri, Avalanche Ram, Sidewinder Suplex, Standing Crossface Chickenwing and Dragon Sleeper. 

Future Stars Pack

  • Playable NXT Superstars: Samoa Joe, Diego, Fernando, Blake and Murphy. 

Samoa Joe has appeased his fans who, at first, got worried that he won't make it to the roster of the latest iteration in the series. Joe, however, has personally confirmed via his official Twitter account that he will be in the game via Season Pass DLC.

His tweet reads, "Hello everyone, for those wondering.... I'm on the way WWE 2K16 DLC And Season Pass" - Samoa Joe (@SamoaJoe) October 7, 2015 

Moreover, the publisher has confirmed that the extensive expansion pack is slated to be out late 2015 until early 2016 adding various new characters.

Pre-order of the game's the Digital Deluxe Edition is now available on Xbox Live and PSN. The PS3 Digital Deluxe Edition costs $79.99 while that for PS4 or Xbox One is priced at $89.99. The PlayStation console packages will also include PS3 and PS4 theme plus PS4 and Xbox One MyPlayer Kickstart on top of WWE 2K16 copy and Season Pass as part of the 3 special packages, Christian Post wrote.

WWE 2K16 is set o officially release on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 October 27 in North America and on the 30th across Europe.

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