WWE 2K15 Leaked Roster Includes CM Punk

Leaked roster also features NXT stars.

Cm Punk 2k15 Gif By Htn4ever D7curq8 Gif The highly anticipated WWE 2K15 roster has allegedly leaked online. The big news is that CM Punk is in the game, alongside a range of NXT stars. There's 92 wrestlers in total, including Mick Foley who had been in doubt after not signing a WWE legends deal earlier this year. The leak surfaced on GameFAQs, where it was claimed that the list came from the August edition of Game Informer Magazine. The post has since been removed. The official roster reveal will be on August 16th in Los Angeles. 2K will be working in partnership with WWE's SummerSlam event which takes place on the same weekend. That timing ensures maximum publicity for the video game's content. Is there any validity to this apparent leak ahead of time? The list certainly looks plausible. Punk's contract may have expired, but he would have been under a deal when production of the game started. There was a situation in 1998's WWF Warzone video game where Bret Hart was on the roster, despite having debuted in WCW sixth months previous. Perhaps Punk will be retained in a similar way, offering a final opportunity for 2K and WWE to exploit his star power. A bigger red flag on the leak's validity is the inclusion of Mankind. Mick Foley had made clear he was unhappy with previous game pay-offs, leading him to refuse a WWE legends deal earlier this year. Something may have been worked out for 2K15, but it had certainly seemed unlikely given Foley's previous criticisms of video game pay. Another red flag is the omission of Ryback from the list. He's been in a career free-fall, but he's still appearing weekly on television. Surely he will be in WWE 2K15. Interesting new inclusions on the leaked roster are Rusev and NXT's Sami Zayn. There's also new 'retro' characters, including a classic version of Randy Orton. What do you think of the leaked roster? Is it real or fake? Have your say in the comments below. Is this the kind of roster you'd be happy with for WWE 2K15? The rumoured list: Alberto Del Rio Aiden English Alexander Rusev AJ Lee Bad News Barrett Batista Big E Big Show Big Show Bray Wyatt Bob Backlund Bo Dallas Buddy Rogers Bret Hart Brie Bella Brock Lesnar Brock Lesnar Brodus Clay Bruno Sammartino Cameron Cesaro Chris Jericho Christian CM Punk Cody Rhodes Corey Graves Curtis Axel Damien Sandow Daniel Bryan Darren Young Dean Ambrose Diesel Dolph Ziggler Eddie Guerrero Edge Enzo Amore Erick Rowan Fandango Hulk Hogan Ivan Koloff Goldust Jack Swagger JBL Jey Uso Jimmy Uso John Cena John Cena Kane Kane Kofi Kingston Konnor Luke Harper Mankind Mark Henry Mr. McMahon Naomi Natalya Nikki Bella Randy Orton Randy Orton Randy Savage Rey Mysterio Ric Flair Rob Van Dam Roman Reigns R-Truth Sami Zayn Seth Rollins Shawn Michaels Sheamus Sin Cara Sycho Sid Stan Stasiak Steve Austin Sting Summer Rae Tamina The Great Khali The Iron Shiek The Miz The Rock The Rock Titus O€™Neil Triple H Triple H Tyler Breeze Ultimate Warrior Undertaker Undertaker Viktor Xavier Woods Yokozuna
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