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2K Splits With Yuke’s, WWE 2K20 To Be Led By Visual Concepts

August 6, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Lambert
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VideoGameChronicle reports that 2K and Yuke’s have split ways, meaning WWE 2K20 will be led by the team at Visual Concepts. Yuke’s and Visual Concepts have partnered to develop the game since 2013. Prior to that, Yuke’s had been the sole developer since 1999.

2K provided the following statement to VGC:

“WWE 2K20 will be developed by Visual Concepts, who have worked with Yuke’s on the development of the series since WWE 2K14.

“As we’ve continued to invest in the WWE 2K franchise, we’ve seen the Visual Concepts team display incredible passion, talent and commitment to the future of the series. We thank Yuke’s for their years of partnership and are excited to see what the Visual Concepts team brings to the franchise moving forward.”

Yuke’s confirmed the split, adding that they will “continue providing support to 2K with regard to the game engine.” Yuke’s is in the process of developing their own wrestling game IP, though details are scarce.

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