Vince McMahon will be playable in the new WWE 2K23

Accordingly a report from axiosVince McMahon will be a playable character in the upcoming WWE video game, WWE2K23. This message follows that of the former WWE CEO scandalous retirement last year when The Wall Street Journal dug up that McMahon has paid four women $12 million in “hush money” over the past 16 years, including a reported $3 million payout to a former WWE employee with whom he allegedly had an affair.

Accordingly axios, McMahon’s character can wrestle in a variety of fight types with both male and female cast members. While McMahon’s appearance in a WWE game is not uncommon, it is particularly important to note that EA Sports has a history of removing Manchester United and England forward Mason Greenwood from the team fifa 22 after his arrest in 2022 on suspicion of rape, sexual assault, assault and “threats to kill”..”

Not all ex-WWE employees are allowed to stay in the games. axios notes that wrestler Bray Wyatt was not a part of it WWE2K22‘s roster because of his retirement from WWE in 2021. Despite resuming employment with WWE in October, Wyatt will not be playable WWE2K23 as a DLC character by July axios. Because games of this nature have long production cycles, it’s unclear whether McMahon’s resignation and recent allegations against him had any bearing on whether or not he would be a playable character.

kotaku has reached out to WWE and 2K Games for comment.


Continue reading: After retiring, Vince McMahon wants to return to WWE [Update: He’s Back]

As a reminder, last June, McMahon unexpectedly announced his “resignation” from WWE on Twitter while he was under investigation for having paid several women within the company to keep quiet about alleged sexual matters. After his retirement WWE announced that Vince’s daughter, Stephanie McMahon, would serve as CEO and chairman of the wrestling company. Shortly thereafter, WWE announced that her husband, Paul “Triple H” Levesquewould be responsible for WWE’s creative storylines.

Beginning of January, WSJ reported that McMahon had returned to WWE as a member of the company’s board of directors, ostensibly to help lead a strategic review process and take advantage of a tight window of opportunity – before media rights to WWE shows are awarded Monday Night Raw And Friday night smack down renegotiated – in which a possible sale of the company could be initiated. A few days after Stephanie McMahon announced her resignation as Co-CEO and Chair of WWEher father was unanimously elected chairman of the board.

Continue reading: Everything we know about WWE’s Vince McMahon [Updated]

In a joint statement with WWE, McMahon stated upon his return:

First of all, I would like to express my full support for Stephanie’s personal decision. I will forever be grateful that she offered to fill in during my absence and I am truly proud of the work she has done as co-leader of WWE. Stephanie has always been the ultimate ambassador for our company, and her contributions over the decades have left an immeasurable impact on our brand.

I am proud to announce that Nick Khan will serve as WWE CEO. Nick’s business acumen and mastery of the media industry have helped our company achieve record revenues and profitability. Together we look forward to working with the Board at this critical moment to review our strategic alternatives and maximize value for all WWE shareholders.

WWE2K23 Out tomorrow for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC. Vince McMahon will be playable in the new WWE 2K23

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