WWE 2K19 Release: Rey Mysterio To Attend Launch Event, Developers Discuss New Game Features

The WWE 2K19 release is under a week away and gamers are anxiously awaiting the next professional wrestling game. Those who pre-ordered their edition get to use bonus characters including Rey Mysterio. He will be an upcoming part of the game’s launch outside of the United States. Meanwhile, game developers have weighed in on the new things that fans can expect from WWE 2K19 gameplay and more.

Rey Mysterio headed to WWE 2K19 release event

Rey Mysterio will be one of the special playable characters in the pre-ordered editions of WWE 2K19. According to Wrestling Inc., he’s also participating in a launch event taking place in the United Arab Emirates. Mysterio will be at The Gallery in City Centre Mirdif in Dubai on October 4 at 7 p.m. local time for the launch event. The special event will allow fans a chance to play the game ahead of others and also get a chance to meet Mysterio for autographs and photo opportunities.

Rey Mysterio also recently appeared on ESPN Deportes’ “Nacion ESPN” program to talk about the upcoming WWE 2K19 game release.

WWE fans are still anticipating that Rey Mysterio will pop up in the real wrestling ring again in the near future. Based on rumors and reports that seems closer to happening than it was before. As fans wait for that big moment, they get to play all of the dream matches they want with Mysterio as part of the 2K19 title.

Developers discuss new WWE 2K19 release

According to WrestleZone, the WWE 2K19 developers gave an overview of what’s new in the upcoming professional wrestling game. Not only are there new characters but a new story mode, Daniel Bryan Showcase mode, and more. The developers highlight such aspects as the different gameplay and the new game mode called “Towers mode.”

With that recent addition, gamers compete in a series of special dream matches. AJ Styles’ Tower mode is also a highlight as this will play into the million dollar challenge contest that WWE 2K19 is hosting for the game. A nine-minute (below) shows what’s new, courtesy of the WWE 2K19 developers.

The WWE 2K19 game is officially available for customers who got the Deluxe and Collector’s editions on October 5. The WWE 2K19 release for the standard edition comes on October 9 for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PCs.