2K Sports have yet to confirm an official release date for WWE 2K18, but we're likely no more than four months from it hitting the shelves. The last few incarnations have all dropped in October, and with WWE confirming a fall release in their latest earnings report, that's probably where the next version will land.
2K17 was another case of minor tweaks and adjustments over complete innovation, with a new promo system, backstage brawling, and the usual mechanical alterations among its biggest upgrades. Core gameplay was largely the same, however, and 2K17 was pretty much exactly what we've come to expect from the developers.
Yuke's and 2K Sports have fallen into the familiar habit of presenting a handful of minor new features and stat updates as a brand new game, and while the series is still enjoyable, it's always disappointing when a new instalment feels like a glorified patch.
The developers could be doing so much more with the franchise, and while 2K17 was a solid effort, it remains a deeply flawed game. Perfection might not be attainable, but that doesn't mean the developers shouldn't strive for it, and the following changes would go a long way to transforming WWE 2K into the series it should be...