WWE and 2K issued the following today:
WWE® 2K19 Cover Superstar AJ Styles Issues International Challenge for Potential One Million Dollar Payday
“The Phenomenal One” announces the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge, with one contest winner to compete against Styles in the game, and if victorious, win the sizable cash prize
Early Access initiative returns, inviting fans to purchase the WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition or WWE 2K19 Collector’s Edition and receive the game four days prior to worldwide release
New York, NY – June 18, 2018 – 2K today announced AJ Styles® as the cover Superstar for WWE® 2K19, the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE video game franchise. An unparalleled in-ring competitor and distinguished personality recognized globally for his accomplishments spanning nearly two decades, “The Phenomenal One” – also a massive video game enthusiast – will usher in WWE 2K19’s worldwide marketing campaign of “Never Say Never” while inviting fans to learn more about the video game. WWE 2K19 is currently scheduled for worldwide release on October 9, 2018 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC.
2K also disclosed initial plans for the groundbreaking WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge*. In a call to action issued by Styles today, eligible entrants can participate in the international contest* via PS4™ system and Xbox One in four steps:
- Beat a to-be-announced new mode in the game;
- Submit a winning promotional video that shows why you will beat AJ Styles in WWE 2K19;
- Make it to the semifinal round of competition and beat the other three semifinalists in WWE 2K19;
- As the finalist, compete one-on-one in WWE 2K19 against AJ Styles – and defeat him – to win one million dollars.