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New 'WWE 2K15' roster addition announced and character model graphics showcased

'WWE 2K15'
'WWE 2K15'
Photo courtesy of 2K Games, used with permission

A new addition to the "WWE 2K15" roster has been announced. According to a report by Gaming Bolt on Aug. 9, Randy Orton is the latest character to be confirmed for the wrestling video game. His inclusion should not be surprising considering how much he has been featured in the company over the past several years.

Randy Orton became the youngest World Heavyweight Champion is history at just 24. Despite being suspended multiple times due to various violations, he has remained on top of the roster for many years. The third-generation superstar also appeared as the cover boy for "WWE '12."

2K Games used a new scanning technology in order to enhanced the character model graphics in "WWE 2K15," especially on the PS4 and Xbox One. The first screen of the in-game model of Randy Orton shows remarkable improvement when compared to last year's "WWE 2K14" as all of his tattoos were rendered realistically with the new engine. The enhanced lighting effects also add more realism to the in-game character.

The other playable characters that have been announced so far include this year's cover star, John Cena, along with Cesaro, Bray Wyatt, Hulk Hogan (who is a part of the collector's edition package) and Roman Reigns. The biggest new addition, however, is Sting. The iconic wrestler is going to be available in two forms as a pre-order bonus for the upcoming title. The full roster is going to be announced at a panel next week on Aug. 16. The event is being hosted by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin with many other superstars from the past and present also appearing.

The "WWE 2K15" release date was previously confirmed for Oct. 28 on the PS3 and Xbox 360 along with the PS4 and Xbox One next-generation systems. The upcoming title is the first to be developed on the new consoles from Microsoft Studios and Sony Computer Entertainment. You can find a screen of Randy Orton near the top side of this article (via the official Twitter page for WWE Games).