You may remember that 2K announced there would be a WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge getting underway once the game released, with player’s competing in-game against A.I. to beat the AJ Styles Million Dollar Tower before submitting proof and a video promo to enter initially. Well, four finalists have been selected from the masses that entered and now they’re about to face-off in the build-up to WrestleMania 35.
The WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge saw fans from all around the world enter the competition. After completing the in-game Tower and submitting promotional videos highlighting how they could potentially defeat AJ Styles if given the chance in a one-on-one matchup, four finalists have been chosen. The lucky folks heading to WrestleMania are Gregory Davis from Jacksonville, Florida; Stephan T. Benson from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; David Hoey from Sydney, Australia; and Roman Droßard from Pfalzfeld, Germany.
With support from WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston, Big E, Paige, Ember Moon, and The Miz, those four participants will take each other on for the opportunity to challenge WWE 2K19 cover Superstar AJ Styles to a one-on-one match in the game, in which there’ll be $1 million on the line.
The semifinals are taking place at WrestleMania Axxess at approximately 1pm EDT (5pm GMT) on 4th April, with competition highlights on UpUpDownDown, WWE Superstar Xavier Woods’s gaming YouTube channel, as well as WWE 2K on Facebook and Twitter. As for the final, well that’s occurring during the NXT TakeOver Pre-Show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and streamed at approximately 6:30pm EDT (10.30pm GMT) via many platforms including FOX Sports digital services, WWE 2K social channels, WWE Network and WWE on YouTube.
“As WrestleMania approaches, we can’t wait to watch our four finalists compete – with the help of their WWE coaches – for incredible bragging rights and a potential match against AJ Styles on a massive worldwide stage,” said Chris Snyder, Vice President of Marketing for 2K. “The WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge is sure to deliver an authentic and action-packed experience; get ready for the ultimate showdown in person or through our offerings with Fox Sports, NBCUniversal, WWE and 2K-owned channels!”
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