Upcoming Release in Revolutionary Flagship Franchise Set to Offer Wide Variety of Playable In-Game Content, Including Current-Day WWE Superstars, Divas and “Attitude Era” Personalities

Fan Axxess Program to Enable Pre-Purchase of Downloadable Content,
Including Exclusive Playable Superstars, at Reduced Price Point

 THQ Inc. today announced details surrounding the company’s downloadable content plans and Fan Axxess Program for WWE ’13, the revolutionary next installment in the WWE flagship videogame franchise.  The content offering, currently slated to include an extensive variety of playable WWE Superstars, Divas, “Attitude Era” luminaries and more, will be available via Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStationNetwork for the PlayStation3 computer entertainment system. 

“With a great variety of roster additions, along with fan-favorite offerings for customization and unlockable access, WWE ’13 delivers a comprehensive selection of downloadable content for the franchise,” said Sean Ratcliffe, Vice President, Global Brand Management, THQ.  “In addition, the Fan Axxess Program delivers a great value proposition for those looking to have the ultimate WWE videogame experience.”

About the WWE ’13 Downloadable Content Program
The WWE ’13 downloadable content program is currently scheduled to include the following items:

Content Group #1 – “Attitude Era” Superstars Pack

  • “Attitude Era” Superstars Rikishi, Scotty 2 Hotty, Grand Master Sexay, Gangrel and Val Venis
  • Accelerator – enables players to unlock all in-game items, as well as customize individual WWE Superstar attributes
    • Each WWE Superstar will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 80 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $.99 for PSN.
    •  The Accelerator will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $1.99 for PSN.
    • All content is currently scheduled for release on November 2, 2012 in North America.

Content Group # 2 – WWE Superstars Pack

  • WWE Superstars Tensai, Ryback, Drew McIntyre and Yoshi Tatsu
  • WWE Divas AJ Lee and Natalya
  • Undertaker “Ministry of Darkness” alternate attire
  • Championship Title Pack – 10 new championships from WWE, WCW, ECW and AWA.
    • The Undertaker “Ministry of Darkness” alternate attire will be available free of charge
    • Each WWE Superstar and Diva will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 80 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $.99 for PSN.
    • The Championship Title Pack will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $1.99 for PSN.
    • All content is currently scheduled for release in December 2012

Content Group #3 – You’re Welcome in Five Languages Pack

  • WWE Superstars Damien Sandow, Antonio Cesaro, Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso
  • WWE Diva Layla
  • “Attitude Era” Legends Brian Pillman and Chainsaw Charlie
  • Moves Pack – 20 new moves, including the Lionsault (made popular by Chris Jericho) and the Kimura Lock (made popular by Brock Lesnar)
    • WWE Diva Layla will be available free of charge
    • Each WWE Superstar will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 80 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $.99 for PSN.
    • The Moves Pack will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $1.99 for PSN.
    • All content is currently scheduled for release in January 2013

About the WWE ’13 Fan Axxess Program
THQ also announced today the ability to pre-purchase downloadable content at a reduced price point through the WWE ’13 Fan Axxess Program.  For a one-time purchase cost of 1600 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $19.99 via PlayStation Network, a savings of more than 10 percent versus individual content purchases, consumers will receive the following items:

  • Fan Axxess Program Exclusive: Legendary WWE Superstars Diamond Dallas Page and Goldust
  • All Content Groups: “Attitude Era” Superstars Pack, WWE Superstars Pack and You’re Welcome in Five Languages Pack
  • Online Badge

 

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