Nov 23, 2020

Megastar Athletes “Laheem” Lillard and “Gronkster” Are Headed to WWE® 2K Battlegrounds!

Two unexpected guests are making their WWE game debuts in WWE 2K Battlegrounds! NBA 2K21 Cover Athlete “Laheem” Lillard and WWE 24/7 Champion and WrestleMania host “Gronkster” are ready to brawl as part of the next roster update, starting November 24, 2020* which also includes 9 WWE Superstars, 17 customization items and four new arenas.** 

Lillard will hit the ropes decked out in a brand new white and gold colorway of the adidas Dame 7 “Ric Flair” shoe. Gronkster will come down the aisle with two alternate attires available, including the white top and red shorts he wore at WrestleMania 33 and the blue and black animal print gear he wore when he won the 24/7 Championship at WrestleMania 36. Both stars will be unlocked and immediately available for play.

The following WWE Superstars, Legends and Hall of Famers, as well as new arenas, are currently scheduled to appear in WWE 2K Battlegrounds via automatic updates, with some content requiring unlocking**:

Tuesday, November 24*

  • Gronkster (unlocked)
  • Macho Man Randy Savage
  • Undertaker - American Badass
  • Thanksgiving Arena (unlocked)
  • Undertaker 30th Anniversary Arena

Wednesday, December 2*

  • “Laheem” Lillard (unlocked)
  • Rhea Ripley (unlocked)
  • The Boogeyman
  • Halloween Circus Arena

Wednesday, December 9*

  • Billie Kay (unlocked)
  • Kane
  • Andrade
  • Survivor Series Arena

Wednesday, December 16*

  • Buddy Murphy (unlocked)
  • Peyton Royce
  • Edge***

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WWE 2K Battlegrounds is developed by Saber Interactive for 2K. 2K is a wholly owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

*Exact dates subject to change.

**Some Superstars and cosmetics require unlocking through in-game currency. In-game currency can be earned or purchased. 

***Edge was previously made available as a pre-order bonus and is also included in the Digital Deluxe Edition of WWE 2K Battlegrounds.