The WWE 2K series is taking a year off after the disastrous launch of WWE 2K20, as developer Visual Concepts steps back to rethink and rebuild the licensed wrestling games after years of increasingly disappointing launches. The new executive producer for the series, Patrick Gilmore, says the team is looking at classic wrestling games like No Mercy to help build a total gameplay overhaul for WWE 2K22.
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After the wrestling federation itself quietly announced that WWE 2K21 was cancelled, publisher 2K has followed up with additional details on its plans for the license going forward. This year, we’re getting a new arcade-style brawler called WWE 2K Battlegrounds. The main simulation series is taking a year off as a result of the disastrous response to WWE 2K20, and the new game will enter development under new leadership.