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Cm Punk has just undergone a sizable downgrade – in a video game, anyway. Following considerable outcry from fans over the fact that Punk, a fighter with zero amateur or professional fights who has yet to compete in the Ufc, was reportedly gifted an 85 rating in EA Sports’ upcoming Ufc 2 game – the company has gone into damage control mode, and announced that instead, the fighter will be at the absolute bottom of the talent pool.
Fighters in Ufc 2 are ranked out of 100, and the 85 score put Punk well above the level many feel he is at as a mixed martial artist.
On a Twitch livestream with Ufc flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson earlier this week, the creative director of Ufc 2, EA Sports’ Brian Hayes, stated that the version with the 85 rating – which put Punk above veteran fighters like Tim Means, and fighters from the version game in the series like Pat Berry – was a beta, »
- Jay Anderson
Players who pre-order EA Sports’ Ufc 2 will be getting exclusive, day one access to the two playable Mike Tyson characters when the game releases. While all players will have the opportunity to unlock Tyson as they work their way through the game, the trailer showcasing the fighter’s immense strength and power may just make you think twice about waiting.
Two versions will be available in Ufc 2, known as ‘Iron Mike Tyson’ and ‘Legacy Mike Tyson,’ respectively. Pre-ordering the standard edition of the game will get you day one access to both, while a pre-order of the deluxe edition will see both versions available to play immediately.
When you think about the most devastating fighters of all time, Mike Tyson is either around, or at the top of everyone’s list. It’s fun »
- Gareth Cartwright
EA has released a new trailer and release date for Ufc 2 so get pumped up to kick some butt and check it out!
This is the first actual gameplay trailer we got from the upcoming game and it showcases several top tier fighters.
The game is releasing March 15 in America and worldwide on March 17. Those that pre-order and buy the "day 1 edition" will get immidiate access to Ufc Hall of Famer Bas Rutten and Japanese Mma legend Kazushi Sakuraba, along with a third fighter that has yet to be named.
“Whether fans want to play upcoming cards, recreate the outcome of recent fights, or go back to fight with Mma legends, we’ll help them do that in the most authentic and exciting way ever in an Mma simulation,” said Brian Hayes, Creative Director. “Our first two pre-order fighters, Bas Rutten and Kazushi Sakuraba are perfect additions to what is »
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