2K today announced the in-game soundtrack details for WWE 2K16, the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE video game franchise. The soundtrack will feature 11 unique tracks from established and emerging artists that transcend multiple genres, including alternative, hip-hop, classic rock, heavy metal, country and electronic dance. WWE 2K16 is currently scheduled for release on October 27, 2015 in North America and October 30, 2015 internationally for Xbox One and Xbox 360, as well as the PlayStation ® 4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems.
The WWE 2K16 soundtrack is scheduled to include the following artists and songs:
- Billy Idol – “Rebel Yell”
- Diplo (feat. Faustix & Imanos and Kai) – “Revolution”
- Fashawn (feat. Nas & Aloe Blacc) – “Something To Believe In”
- Kid Ink – “Hello World”
- Marilyn Manson – “Deep Six”
- MGK (feat. Victoria Monet) – “A Little More”
- Run-DMC – “It’s Tricky”
- Skid Row – “Youth Gone Wild”
- Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”
- Yelawolf – “Till It’s Gone” [Dan Heath Remix]
- Zac Brown Band (feat. Chris Cornell) – “Heavy Is The Hand”
- Zedd (feat. Logic and X-Ambassadors) – “Transmission”
“Building on the success of the in-game soundtrack curated by WWE Superstar John Cena last year, we were enthusiastic about partnering with 2K to raise the bar higher for WWE 2K16 with a memorable list of world-renowned artists,” said Neil Lawi, Senior Vice President, WWE Music Group. “The WWE 2K16 soundtrack offers a diverse and exciting group of artists and songs including iconic tracks ‘Rebel Yell’ and ‘Youth Gone Wild,’ two of today’s most sought-after electronic dance masterminds Diplo and Zedd, and current ‘it’ artists Twenty One Pilots and Yelawolf.”
“Music plays a vital role in the WWE Universe, from WWE Superstar and Diva ring entrances to official pay-per-view themes, and inherently evokes WWE memories and emotions in all of us,” said Chris Snyder, Vice President of Marketing at 2K. “The WWE 2K16 soundtrack delivers a premium entertainment experience and is certain to raise some hell through its notable worldwide names and multiple music genres.”
The latest trailer featuring in game footage of entrances and in ring actions has also been released and features a diverse range of WWE Superstars and Diva from both the current roster and icons from the past.
WWE 2K16 is currently scheduled for release on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4 and PS3 on October 27, 2015 in North America and October 30, 2015 internationally. Consumers who pre-order WWE 2K16 at any participating retailer will receive two playable characters – each depicting global action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger from The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day films – at no extra cost on launch day.