WWE 2K24 early access: Dates & how to play early

Franco Diaz
"Macho Man" Randy Savage in WWE 2K24

WWE 2K24 is just around the corner, and 2K Games have revealed the two ways to play the new title of the franchise up to three days before its worldwide release. Check out everything you need to know about the early access of WWE 2K24.

The release of WWE 2K24 is so close that fans can already smell it. Thanks to 2K Games‘ multiple announcements, eager fans already know what the new gameplay and game modes features are, as well as the platforms on which WWE 2K24 is available.

The pre-order period has been open since the first announcement in January 2024, and if you haven’t purchased any edition yet, you should know that there are two ways to play WWE 2K24 before its release on March 8.

Check out what you need to know about WWE 2K24 early access, including dates and how to play early.

WWE 2K24 early access: Start dates and times

2K Games announced the dates and times when WWE 2K24 early access will start in each region. Take a look at the complete list below for Xbox, PlayStation, and PC early access dates and times.

RegionXbox & PlayStationSteam
New Zealand (NZDT)March 5, at MidnightMarch 5, at 6 PM
Australia (AEDT)March 5, at MidnightMarch 5, at 4 PM
United Kingdom (GMT)March 5, at MidnightMarch 5, at 5 AM
United States (EST)March 5, at MidnightMarch 5, at Midnight
United States (PST)March 4, at 9 PMMarch 4, at 9 PM

How to play WWE 2K24 early

In order to play WWE 2K24, fans should purchase the Deluxe or the Forty Years of WrestleMania editions. As part of the content pack of these special editions, players will be able to download and start playing WWE 2K24 at least three days before (March 5) the official release date.

Cody Rhodes in WWE 2K24 Standard edition cover
All players who buy the WWE 2K24 Standard editions should wait until the official release.

On the other hand, fans who have purchased the Standard or the Cross-Gen editions will have to wait until the worldwide release on March 8, 2024.

Finally, it’s worth clarifying that 2K Games have not yet revealed the release time, so we’ll make sure to update this page once devs reveal more information.

In the meantime, you can check our other WWE 2K24 guides:

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Franco is a CharlieIntel Writer who plays lots of FPS and sports games. After graduating in Sports Journalism in Argentina, Franco freelanced in esports journalism covering main tournaments of CS:GO, VALORANT and League of Legends. Franco joined CharlieIntel in June 2023 and you can contact him at [email protected].