The lights are on
Publisher Take-Two had its investor call this afternoon, and tucked among the sales figures were a pair of release dates for NBA and WWE games.
According to today's call, the NBA 2K series remains 2K Sports' most profitable sports franchise, selling more than five million copies each of the three past years. The successor to NBA 2K13 (pictured above) will be arriving on store shelves on Oct. 1.
As you may or may not recall, the WWE brand is being handled by 2K Sports following the aftermath of THQ's implosion. WWE 2K14 will be slamming onto shelves on Oct. 29.
Details beyond these dates are unsurprisingly scarce. Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick did say that the company is planning on software development for all available platforms. Whether that means these two games are in development for the PS4 and whatever Microsoft's cooking up remains to be seen.
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Hmm...the name WWE 2K14 will take some getting used to. Other than that, looking forward to how awesome NBA 2K14 will look like on the next-gen consoles.
Won't be getting WWE 2k14 unless I can jump off of a Smackdown fist again.
I look forward to see what they can do wee WWE 2K14.
Nice. Good job, sports games.
All available platforms? Does this mean wwe on Wii u? And what ever happened to the NHL 2k series? Put that on the Wii u and it will sell. There's no competition on that system. Its a good opportunity.
lol why ai?
True gamers play whatever is fun; not whatever fits into some arbitrary stereotype of what a gamer is (in their mind).
Sheesh people, get a (gaming) life already and 'move on ya hoser' if you don't like it.
I'm kind of interested to see what 2K does with the WWE franchise, but it might be another year before we really see what they can do.