Byran Williams has made some comments regarding the future of wrestling video games for the PS4 and Xbox One. In an interview with God is a Geek on Oct. 14, the senior designer behind the upcoming “WWE 2K14” provided an explanation as to why this year’s edition of the gaming franchise is not coming to the next-generation systems.
Byran Williams stated that the decision was made by individuals that were “above” him. He is only responsible for designing for the platforms that has been “put in front” for his development team. You can check out some screenshots from “WWE 2K14” in the slideshow on the top left-hand side of this article and his comments below (courtesy of God is a Geek):
Those kinds of decisions are made above me. I’m a game designer so I design for whatever system is put in front of me, so you’ll have to speak to my bosses boss [laughs].
Byran Williams did provided a hint at what to expect for WWE games on the PS4 and Xbox One. He teased that the development team may be overhauling the graphics engine for next-generation systems. You can check out his statement below:
Yeah, that’s one thing I would hope. I can’t really get into specifics for what we have planned for next gen but thinking about it, yeah, that seems one of the most obvious routes to take.
“WWE 2K14” is only slated to come out for the PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles although previous installments from the series also appeared on many other platforms. The wrestling simulation title, which is being developed by the Visual Concepts and Yuke’s studios, is due to launch in the North American region first on Oct. 29. The other regions will get the game on Nov. 1. You can pre-order the product from Amazon in the following link: “WWE 2K14”