Used to be one of the wrestling game legends, but the latest version of WWE 2K22 has a slower sales rate than previous versions.
1. Negative impact from the 2020 version
Many gamers are still very hesitant to buy the WWE 2K22 game version because they have had a worse experience in the 2K20 version, when they almost didn’t have a complete match without lag, shutter, bugs, etc. Even home Game makers were also forced to admit that this was a huge failure and they decided to stop for a year so they could learn from the mistakes in this version and make the necessary changes but this leads to The second reason makes the game less attractive.
2. Changed too much compared to previous WWE versions.
If you are a new gamer to the WWE series, the 2K22 version plays quite well with a variety of game modes, owns many wrestlers from ancient to ancient, the gameplay is well balanced and easy to get used to (sometimes still has a lot of hitbox processing that is unbelievable but overall not as serious as version 20). However, if you are a long-time fan of this game series, in addition to being happy about the game’s graphics, you are not very satisfied with the gameplay. This is understandable because the turn-based game has a lot of features as well as simplifies the way to control the game down to two, three buttons, which also loses the appeal of WWE 2K22 (many gamers also think that this new version has less simulation than previous versions), which is understandable because they built the game from the ground up, so if you stuff too many new features, it will make it harder for game makers to optimize.
3. WWE coverage is no longer what it used to be
Under the influence of the pandemic over the years, many top-notch matches have been moved, changed the form of organization or worse, canceled, making WWE’s influence level shrink compared to before. This can be seen from the fact that when Game4V had a small interview with customers at a big game store, only 3 out of 10 people were still watching these wrestling matches, the rest were mostly made for themselves. itself a better program, more attractive to follow. In addition, there are not many remaining PS4 game shops and PS5 shops are not in full bloom season, which also partly affects the success of WWE 2k22 in Vietnam.
4. Released during the transition period between PS4 and PS5
During the transition period between systems, gamers are often more difficult to choose their favorite game because they don’t want to waste money buying a game just to play 1-2 weeks and then they can upgrade. new system. Although all new Console systems now support backward compatibility, gamers still want to buy the right system to limit the additional cost of upgrading to a version with higher graphics.