Ultimate Warrior Officially Confirmed As WWE 2K14 Pre-Order Incentive

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Posted July 15, 2013 by Richard Lee Breslin in DLC, PS3, Video Game News, Xbox 360

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Last week we released a story regarding a rumour about the Ultimate Warrior being used as a pre order incentive for WWE 2K14, well it appears that these rumours are indeed true.  This will come as great news especially to the WWE fans (or WWF as it was back then) that grew up in the late 80’s/early 90’s.  The Ultimate Warrior DLC will be available at participating retailers, so keep your eyes peeled.

WWE 2K14 will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 on October 29th in North America and then November 1st across Europe.

Here’s a some information straight from 2K Games regarding the iconic WWE Superstar:

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Ultimate Warrior Returns From Parts Unknown to WWE 2K14 

2K today announced the emphatic return of Ultimate Warrior to the ring – virtually – in WWE 2K14, the forthcoming installment in the flagship WWE video game franchise. Making his long-awaited arrival from Parts Unknown, the self-professed “Founding Father of Life Intensity” will be an exclusive playable character for those who pre-order the game at any participating retailer for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft or PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.

“Immortality is inspiration, pure and simple. An example to others that they, too, can do things larger than the life they are actually living, and Ultimate Warrior was the pure embodiment of this belief, in what has proven to be a very attention-getting and inspiring way,” said Warrior. “It was my good fortune to be his creator and performer, and I am humbled by all those fans who’ve not only kept his legacy alive, but deepened it over time. In WWE 2K14, Ultimate Warrior’s creed, ‘Always Believe,’ lives on.”

Making his WWE debut in 1987, Ultimate Warrior garnered worldwide attention and became a pop-culture phenomenon for his iconic music and ring entrance, zealous personality, boundless energy and dominant in-ring prowess. Though he faced many rivals throughout his career, including Honky Tonk Man, “Ravishing” Rick Rude, Sgt. Slaughter, “Macho Man” Randy Savage and Undertaker, perhaps his most celebrated match was against Hulk Hogan in “The Ultimate Challenge” at WrestleMania VI on April 1, 1990. Warrior defeated Hogan that day to unify the WWE Championship and Intercontinental Championship, becoming the first WWE Superstar ever to hold both titles simultaneously.

“There has never been another WWE Superstar quite like the Ultimate Warrior – his intensity and energy is unmatched, and his legacy is undeniable,” said Chris Snyder, Senior Director of Marketing at 2K. “Fans love him, opponents fear him and everyone can agree that he’s one of the most iconic Legends in WWE history. Pre-ordering WWE 2K14 is the only way we mere mortals will ever have a glimpse into the greatness that is Ultimate Warrior.”





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Richard Lee Breslin
Richard Lee Breslin

In my 30+ years on planet Earth I have been an avid gamer for a month and I have never looked back since. I have a BDes Hons Games Development and Digital Media, and I hope to one day turn my passion of gaming and writing into a living. My favourite gaming franchises are Resident Evil, Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, Call of Duty, Uncharted and The Last of Us. I like to collect gaming merchandise, comics and movies. I also love my football (namely Aston Villa) and WWE. Follow me on Twitter @Solidus5nake

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