For those hoping to play as Hulk Hogan in this year’s WWE title from 2K Games, due to recent events which have unfolded around the iconic wrestler, he’ll no longer be in WWE2K16.
This decisio by 2K Games follows the controversy involving racial remarks made by Hogan that later lead to him being fired from WWE.
In a statement 2K Games said:
We are highly respectful of the way that our partners choose to run their business and manage our partnerships accordingly. We can confirm that Hulk Hogan will not appear in WWE 2K16.
WWE2K16 launches on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on October 27, 2015 in North America and October 30, 2015 internationally. 2K Games also revealed recently that Stone Cold Steve Austin will be the cover star for the game this year.