2K Sports has announced that WWE 2K15 is not only getting a soundtrack (it’s first) but it will be curated by John “Doctor of Thuganomics” Cena.
Neil Lawi, SVP, WWE Music Group and Chris Snyder, Vice President of Marketing at 2K had this to say,
Partnering with Atlantic Records on the first-ever WWE video game soundtrack for WWE 2K15 helped us bring our players to a whole new level of excitement in gaming. John Cena’s partnership with 2K and work with artists like Wiz Khalifa represent another example of the great investment he has with the Company to make this year’s game incredible. WWE and 2K have been great partners with Atlantic Records and instrumental in bringing music to their respective audiences.
Featuring a twelve-track lineup it will range from hip-hop tunes, rock and country. It will also feature two exclusive bonus tracks “All Day” and “Breaks” from John Cena and Wiz Khalifa.
Anyone who pre-orders the soundtrack will receive an instant download of both songs.
John Cena had this to say about his collaboration with Khalifa,
As the 2K15 cover Superstar, curating the in-game soundtrack and working with Wiz Khalifa were great opportunities to further the musical brand as we do across all WWE programming. Reaching across many genres of music to some of my friends and those who have worked with WWE, I truly believe that gamers will become avid listeners of these songs.
While Khalifa chimed in with,
I have been a WWE fan since I was a kid, and getting to work with John Cena was an awesome experience. I’m proud of this collaboration
The WWE 2K15 soundtrack is comprised of:
- Wiz Khalifa & John Cena – “All Day”**
- B.o.B – “Ready” (Feat. Future)
- Rudimental – “Free” (Feat. Emeli Sandé & Nas)
- Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz”
- Flo Rida – “Wild Ones” (Feat. Sia) [WrestleMania 28 Version]
- Knife Party – “Bonfire”
- Big Smo – “Workin’” (Feat. Alexander King)
- Mystery Skulls – “Ghost”
- Royal Blood – “Come On Over”
- Wiz Khalifa & John Cena – “Breaks”**
- Avenged Sevenfold – “This Means War”
- Dizzee Rascal – “Heart Of A Warrior” (Feat. Teddy Sky)
- Florida Georgia Line – “This Is How We Roll” (Feat. Luke Bryan)
- Rise Against – “Zero Visibility”
** Companion soundtrack exclusive
WWE 2K15 soundtrack is set for digital release on October 21st through Atlantic Records.
In addition, an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at Cena and Khalifa recording their original songs in studio can be viewed below.