Fans of WWE 2K19 and WWE 2K20 will have to start thinking about upgrading to the latest game if they want to keep playing online, with 2K announcing that support for the older games’ online features will be shut down at the end of June. The studio has said that the reason for sunsetting the older games is so it can focus on supporting this year’s release, WWE 2K22.
The servers will be shut down on June 30, 2022, at which point all online functions for both WWE 2K19 and 2K20 will be unavailable–this includes online matches, downloading or uploading community-created content, and everything else that requires a connection to the servers.
While WWE 2K20 was poorly received, criticized for being buggy and unambitious compared to previous games, WWE 2K19 still has its fans. Many players stuck to the older game even after 2K20’s release, letting it carry them all the way to 2K22’s release earlier this year, with the franchise skipping a 2021 installment to spend the time on getting the next game right.
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