2K Announces WWE® 2K16 Soundtrack Fit to #RaiseSomeHell
Eclectic offering features spectrum of prominent artists across multiple music genres
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– 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. The full WWE 2K16 soundtrack was revealed exclusively during Release on Beats 1 on Apple Music and is available now for streaming at http://apple.co/1DSFmcf. 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.”
Developed collaboratively by Yuke’s and Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, WWE 2K16 is not yet rated by the ESRB. 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.
For more information on WWE 2K16 and 2K, visit wwe.2k.com, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #WWE2K16 and #RaiseSomeHell or subscribe on YouTube.