Virtual Currency, or VC, is in WWE 2K18. If your abdomen is clenched in worry because of studying that sentence, you could have adopted the backlash to VC in NBA 2K18 final month – it was an in-game foreign money additionally purchaseable with actual cash, and lots of felt that its implementation was a brand new nadir for the aggression of microtransactions in gaming.
What was VC like in NBA 2K18? Read this tale of woe to find out.
But publishers 2K insist the ring shall be totally different to the courtroom. Here’s what they stated yesterday by way of the WWE 2K18 Twitter account:
— WWE 2K18 (@WWEgames) October 2, 2017
It appears that each one VC in WWE 2K18 is earned from taking part in the sport, significantly the brand new Road to Glory on-line mode. You’ll use VC to unlock attribute upgrades and customisation choices in your customized wrestler, loot packing containers in various rarities, and many extra. You can see the way it all breaks down here.
Don’t think about that WWE 2K18 received’t have some further monetisation, nonetheless. 2K have revealed 5 DLC add-ons, all of which can be found individually or via a £24.99 ($29.99) season move. The first of those, the Accelerator Pack, comprises “all unlockable content material accessible at launch within the sport’s VC Purchasable part.” It will price $four.99. Depending on how stingy the sport is when handing out VC, and the way a lot VC-locked content material there may be, that might show to be an especially tempting deal.
The sport can also be getting a John Cena-themed collector’s version – splendidly titled the Cena(Nuff) Edition – that may include the bottom sport, the season move, a signed print, a John Cena figurine, and a few extra random tat.
WWE 2K18 is out on October 17. Pre-orders are dwell now at the Steam page.