While WWE has always been a staple on home consoles their mobile footprint has not been as aggressive gaming wise. That changed today when 2K announced a brand new collectible free-to-play digital card game called WWE SuperCard. WWE SuperCard is available now for iOS devices via iTunes and for Android devices in both the Google Play and Amazon App stores.
The concept of the game may be familiar to those of you that have played Hearthstone. Players can build a team consisting of wrestlers, divas and legends from the 400 currently available cards and train them to battle in an assortment of matches. If you want to truly test your deck you can head online and see how your deck stacks up via their ranked multiplayer mode. It would not be a card game without the ability to level up and add unique and rare techniques to your stable. Decks can be enhanced with booster packs or acquiring superstar cards from your defeated opponent. Sound good? We got some cool stuff from 2K so you can get familiar with WWE SuperCard. Here is a glimpse of what players can expect along with a trailer as well.
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New York, NY – August 14, 2014 – 2K today announced the larger-than-life, action-packed entertainment of WWE has arrived on mobile devices with WWE® SuperCard, a brand new collectible card game. WWE SuperCard is available now for download on the App Store for iOS devices, including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®, as well as the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore for Android™ devices.
WWE SuperCard challenges players to build teams of WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends, train them to their full potential, battle in various match types and test their luck in high stakes tournament action. Featuring more than 400 cards in active play, with each card representing one of seven different rarity levels, WWE SuperCard delivers an extensive array of collectible content with high replay value. In addition, WWE SuperCard enables players to enhance their experience through the purchase of individual card packs.
“WWE SuperCard represents a great opportunity to extend the WWE 2K brand by delivering unique and power-packed mobile entertainment experiences,” said Chris Snyder, Vice President of Marketing at 2K. “Get ready to experience WWE card battles on your favorite mobile device – anywhere and at any time.”
Key features of WWE SuperCard include:
- MASSIVE WWE ROSTER – Players collect their favorite WWE Superstars, Divas, Legends and more while building their rosters to compete online in multiple game modes and match types;
- FAST-PACED ACTION – Players will take individual Superstars, tag teams or five-person teams online against other players to test their skills, while winning matches enables new cards to join their rosters;
- CUSTOMIZABLE TEAMS – Players will discover cards of different rarities and use them to assemble the ultimate WWE roster. Training and combining cards upgrades the cards’ levels and unlocks their full potential;
- KING OF THE RING – Players will put their teams to the ultimate test by playing through full seasons. High levels of participation will result in higher rankings and bigger rewards;
- EXPANDING UNIVERSE – The WWE SuperCard universe will continually expand with roster updates, enabling players to routinely discover new cards.
Developed by Cat Daddy Games, a 2K studio, WWE SuperCard is available now for download from the App Store, Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore.
For more information on WWE SuperCard and 2K, visit wwe.2k.com, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitteror subscribe on YouTube.
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