WWE 2K17 Preorders Come With Two Versions of Bill Goldberg

"Who's next?"


2K Sports announced today that Bill Goldberg, the former WCW and WWE wrestler who also played professional football, will appear in WWE 2K17. However, you will need to preorder to get the wrestler right away.

Two versions of the wrestler will be available, based on his WCW and WWE personas. In addition two arenas--WCW Monday Nitro and Halloween Havoc--are being offered as preorder bonuses on all platforms. A new, cinematic-style trailer for this news has also been released. Check it out:

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In a statement, Goldberg said he is "incredibly honored" to work with 2K and the WWE for this promotion. Other wrestlers who were made available as preorder bonuses in past WWE 2K games include Ultimate Warrior, Sting, and Arnold Schwarzenegger."

Goldberg said he credits his son with helping seal this deal.

"My son was a big part of this coming together, and I can't wait for him to see his dad kicking ass in a WWE ring through the magic of video games," Goldberg explained. "I encountered the likes of The Rock, Triple H, Brock Lesnar and Ric Flair during my WWE career, and now through WWE 2K17, I'll be taking on the biggest and baddest Superstars of today--showing them once and for all that I am still 'Da Man!'"

One of Goldberg's wrestling career highlights was when he went 173-0 in singles competition in WCW fom 1997 to 1998. He also held titles including the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, and the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship.

Goldberg also appeared in movies like The Longest Yard and Universal Soldier: The Return, as well as the TV show The Celebrity Apprentice.

WWE 2K17 launches in October for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.

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