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Current Raw Women’s Champion, Becky Lynch, will be the first female WWE superstar feature on the cover of a WWE game.

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2K has announced current Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch and WWE Superstar Roman Reigns as the cover Superstars for WWE 2K20, the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE video game franchise. 

Lynch and Reigns will serve as ambassadors for WWE 2K20’s worldwide marketing campaign – “Step Inside” – which invites players to enter the world of WWE and face a variety of new and exciting challenges in the virtual ring. 

“My career has been about breaking barriers and doing what nobody else has done before,” says Becky Lynch. “Being the first female Superstar on the cover of a WWE 2K video game is no exception.” 

“As a gamer myself, being on the cover of WWE 2K20 alongside ‘The Man’ Becky Lynch and joining the likes of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and John Cena is a huge career and personal milestone for me,” said Roman Reigns. 

In addition, WWE 2K20 players will be able to compete as both male and female Superstars in MyCAREER and Mixed Tag matches, while last year’s WWE Towers returns with exciting new challenges, including a story-driven Tower centred on the career of Roman Reigns.

“Becky Lynch and Roman Reigns embody passion, determination and perseverance, and they’re both major game-changers within the larger WWE landscape,” said Chris Snyder, Vice President of Marketing for 2K. “They are the spirit of WWE 2K20, which is going to introduce changes requested by our fans. They asked for female-driven MyCAREER and 2K Showcase offerings, and we’re giving them just that, as well as streamlined controls and our brand new WWE 2K20 Originals. We can’t wait to reveal more details soon.”

WWE 2K20 is currently scheduled for worldwide release on 22 October for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. Players who purchase the WWE 2K20 Deluxe Editionor Collector’s Edition will receive in-game bonuses, including playable Superstars Chyna, Hulk Hogan, Mankind and The Rock, in addition to the Standard Edition game.

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