With the release of new DLC packs, the roster of superstars in WWE 2K22 continues to expand. A number of players in the in-game roster are no longer with the WWE, one of whom was removed before the launch.
On June 7, WWE 2K22 released the stand back pack with renowned WWE superstars Hurricane Helms, Stacy Keibler, A-Kid, and Wes Lee. However, Nash Carter was originally part of the Stand Back Pack alongside her estranged wife, Kimber Lee. As a result, Nash Carter was removed from the stand back pack. Bonus MyFACTION cards for Booker T and Seth Rollins were offered as compensation for Nash Carter''s removal.
Bray Wyatt was originally scheduled to appear in WWE 2K22 but was then removed from the WWE''s roster before the launch. A new Fightful Select report claims that WWE specifically wanted to remove Bray Wyatt from the WWE 2K22 roster following his release from the company. The same day, Wyatt was the only superstar who was previously announced from the WWE 2K22 prior to the launch. This time, details about the reason for the removal are still to be disclosed.
Many superstars were released within the year preceding WWE 2K22''s release, including Keith Lee, Karrion Kross, Scarlett, and Ember Moon. According to the Fightful Select report, some superstars were surprised by their inclusion in WWE 2K22 after their release from the WWE. Some additional were not explicitly told at the time about their WWE 2K22 appearance, which included pay and appearances in WWE 2K22.
Bray Wyatt is still an enigma in the wrestling industry and one of the most beloved from the WWE. During the wait, fans created and shared custom versions of Bray Wyatt with WWE 2K22 Community Creations feature. In his absence, Bray Wyatt is no longer competing in the WWE. However, WWE 2K22 Community Creations allow for some changes.
WWE 2K22 continues to grow as a financial success for the WWE and 2K respectively. More DLC packs are coming soon to WWE 2K22, including Doink the Clown, Ronda Rousey, The British Bulldog, Mr. T, Doudrop, and Rick Boogs.
WWE 2K22 is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.