Blog - February 6, 2024

Brock Lesnar was quietly removed from the WWE 2K24 cover amid allegations

Brock Lesnar was quietly removed from the roster cover of WWE 2K24of the 40 Years of Wrestlemania edition, adding further doubt to his inclusion in the game.

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Lesnar was one of the original characters to appear on the magazine’s cover WWE 2K24special editions of The Undertaker, The Rock and Roman Reigns, but has now been replaced by John Cena.

WWE 2K24 40 Years of WrestleMania box artLesnar has appeared on the cover before. Image via 2K Games

No official announcement has been made by 2K Games regarding this change, and Dot Esports has received no response after contacting the developer regarding the status of Lesnar and Vince McMahon’s involvement. WWE2K24.

McMahon, the founder of WWE, resigned as executive chairman of TKO, WWE’s parent company, in January following allegations of sexual assault, trafficking and physical abuse, all of which he denied. receive. It looks like McMahon won’t be making an appearance WWE 2K24 given reports that he paid settlements to multiple women first surfaced in 2022 and that he initially stepped down from his role as CEO and president of WWE in July 2022. But an investigation ended in November of the same year and he returned to WWE’s board of directors in January 2023.

However, the situation with Lesnar could become more difficult for WWE 2K24 to handle, because he is likely on the list of superstars appearing on the cover. It now looks like his inclusion is unlikely after he was implicated in the recent allegations against McMahon.

Lesnar was expected to return to WWE during the Royal Rumble on January 27, but he was replaced by Bronn Breaker and plans for Lesnar’s Road to Wrestlemania storyline appeared to have been scrapped. 2K removed him from the mobile game WWE Super Card last week—making it more likely that he would appear in the WWE2K24.