'WWE 2K17' Roster Update: 22 New Wrestlers Join Suplex City


WWE 2K17 is taking a different approach to unveiling wrestlers this year by introducing groups of wrestlers via neighborhoods collectively referred to as "Suplex City."

Following the announcement of 19 wrestlers hailing from Suplex City's "Amusement Park" neighborhood, this week's roster reveals come from the "Park" section of town. In total, 22 additional wrestlers have been revealed for the WWE 2K17 roster. They are: Alicia Fox, Andre the Giant, Baron Corbin, Big E, Billy Gunn, Braun Strowman, Bret Hart, the British Bulldog, Cesaro, Charlotte, Daniel Bryan, Edge, Finn Balor, Hideo Itami, Jake "the Snake" Roberts, Kalisto, Randy Orton, Ricky "the Dragon" Steamboat, Sin Cara, the Rock, Triple H and Tyson Kidd.

The 22 above join last week's reveal of Aiden English, Booker T, Brian Pillman, Brie Bella, Chris Jericho, Diego, Erick Rowan, Fernando, Heath Slater, Jey Uso, Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, Jimmy Uso, Konnor, Larry Zbyszko, Nikki Bella, R-Truth, Simon Gotch, the Ultimate Warrior and Viktor.

Below is the teaser image for the Park neighborhood that came ahead of this week's roster reveal. 2K is set to continue revealing wrestlers in the coming weeks via more clue-filled teaser images that correspond to the variety of other neighborhoods of Suplex City, so be sure to check out the image below for a good idea of what to expect in the coming weeks. What neighborhood will be next? Fans will just have to wait until next week to find out.

IGN also revealed a new entrance video, this time for Finn Balor. There's a chainsaw involved. Check it out below, and you can watch Brock Lesnar's entrance video here (as well as a comparison of Lesnar's in-game model from WWE 2K16 to WWE 2K17).

WWE 2K17 arrives on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on Oct. 11. The game follows in the footsteps of the critically-acclaimed WWE 2K16, which famously featured the largest wrestler roster of any game in the WWE 2K wrestling game series. Players who preorder the game from participating retailers will receive two different playable version of Goldberg, one representing his time with WWE and the other from his WCW days. Those who preorder will also receive two iconic wrestling venues in the form of WCW Monday Nitro and WCW Halloween Havoc.

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