Kurt Angle, WWE Hall of Famer and current general manager of Raw, is joining the playable roster in WWE 2K18 as a pre-order bonus.
"I do a lot of things prematurely, & tweeting is one of them. But it's true! I'm the official pre-order bonus for @WWEgames #WWE2K18," the former World Champion wrote on Twitter alongside promotional artwork featuring Angle during his prime.
The Olympic gold medalist also noted that a WWE 2K18 trailer featuring himself would premiere Monday night on Raw.
Players will able to choose from two different versions of Angle in the upcoming game including his "American Hero" persona made famous in WWE or his "Wrestling Machine" persona used during his time in ECW.
"I was thrilled to return to WWE earlier this year, be honored as a WWE Hall of Fame inductee and find a new home with the best in the business every Monday night as the Raw General Manager," Angle said in a statement. "And now, I get to follow in the footsteps of many incredible names, like Bill Goldberg, Sting, Ultimate Warrior and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and be featured as the WWE 2K18 pre-order character."
WWE 2K18, which features Seth Rollins on the cover, is set to launch for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on Oct. 17.
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