Stone Cold Steve Austin is back at least virtually. Steve Austin is on the cover of the upcoming WWE 2K16 game.
Legendary wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin will be on the cover of WWE 2K16 game. The new WWE game will go on sale on October 27. Stone Cold Steve Austin is still a huge star despite having retired from wrestling. In a promo video for WWE 2K16 Steve Austin is digging out a champions belt.
Gamers will be able to play the Stone Cold Steve Austin character in the new wresting game developed by 2K Sports.
“I’ve had the privilege of working with 2K to support the WWE 2K franchise, and now I’m absolutely honored to serve as the WWE 2K16 cover Superstar,” said Stone Cold Steve Austin. “No disrespect to the previous and extremely deserving WWE 2K cover Superstars – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and John Cena – but it’s about time the franchise raised some hell with yours truly on the cover. I look forward to injecting a dose of ‘Texas Rattlesnake’ into this year’s game and overall campaign.”
Austin is regarded by many as one of the most popular WWE Superstars to ever enter a WWE ring, holding 21 championships throughout his career and being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009. His relentless work ethic has also made him a significant mainstream fixture and pop-culture icon as an actor, producer and host in television, film and podcasting. Austin hosted the return of WWE’s reality competition series Tough Enough on USA Network in 2011, and since 2012 has hosted four seasons of Redneck Island on CMT.
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WWE 2K16 will be available on Microsoft Xbox One, Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony PS4 and Sony PS3 systems.