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WWE 2K15 Missing Legacy Customization Options In Service Of A New System
by Mike Futter on Nov 11, 2014 at 02:34 AM
Publisher: 2K Games
Developer: Visual Concepts
Release:
Rating: Teen
Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Last week, we shared with you the first video for WWE 2K15 Superstar Suite. Today, we know more about the full menu of options that will be available to players on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Visual Concepts art director Lynell Jinks says that some long-time features won't be making their way to the new-gen versions of the game, though. The options to create arenas, Divas, championships, and narratives through the story designer will not make the cut for WWE 2K15.

"This decision was extremely difficult, but a necessary one, in order to deliver a more focused and polished game," Jinks writes. "The primary reason we did not announce these changes earlier is due to the team working until the last minute to retain as many features as possible."

The team is adding a fan-requested toolset in the form of the Superstar Studio. This will allow players to update wrestler entrance and in-ring attire to keep them current with movements in the WWE.

While players can upload anything they want, 2K Sports says it has systems in place to flag inappropriate content. The process for uploading an image to the game was also detailed:

  • First, go to the “Logo Manager” under Community Creations in the WWE 2K15 main menu;
  • You will then be prompted to generate a “Logo Token,” which will show up instantly on screen;
  • You’ll then enter the token on our dedicated webpage on the official WWE 2K website, located at wwe.2k.com/wwe2K15logo;
  • Now, it’s time to upload your images on this page!  By entering your Logo Token, you are granted access to upload up to five images at a time;
  • Once the images are uploaded, locate your images under the “GO TO MY LOGOS” option in WWE 2K15 and proceed to download them; 
  • Each user is given 20 slots for downloaded images or any images uploaded by the community. The pixel dimensions for the images can be up to 512 x 512, but it doesn’t have to be exact — just as long as it’s under those dimensions, the tool will scale it to fit;
  • Up to eight different images can be used on your Superstar, but those eight images can be used as many times as you want. Once the image is placed, you can position and scale it.

There is a memory cap for each wrestler. Players will be allotted 128 points (64 layers). These points are shared between entrance and in-ring attire.

For more on WWE 2K15, check out our hands-on preview from Gamescom. The title is out on November 18 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.