WWE 2K16

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WWE 2K16
WWE 2K16 cover
Developers
Visual Concepts
Yuke's
Publishers
2K Sports
Release dates
Windows March 10, 2016
WWE 2K16 on Wikipedia
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Key points

All the DLC content released on console is included in the base game.
Includes an in-game benchmark.
Servers for multiplayer were shut down in May 2017.

General information

Official website
Official forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Only sold in Europe.
Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
This game is no longer available.
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\WWE2K16\config.ini
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/385730/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\385730\remote\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/385730/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Pillarboxed 16:9.[1]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use Borderless Gaming or other software.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA and up to 8x MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Cutscenes and entrances are capped at 30 FPS. 60 FPS lock during gameplay.
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Improve framerate on low and mid-end graphics cards[edit]

Enabling simplified lightning[citation needed]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\WWE2K16\
  2. Open config.ini.
  3. Change simple_lighting = off to simple_lighting = on

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Entrance music, Menu music, SFX, Voice, Cinematics, Voice chat.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Arabic

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
No longer available since May 2017.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Wwise
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2 64 Bit
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2105
Phenom II X2 550
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 44 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 5870
DirectX 11 compatible
32-bit systems are not supported.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/385730/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (385730) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References