The Rock Wins Vote To Be Cover Star For WWE 12 CE


As part of Wrestlemania XXVIII, consumers were given the chance to vote for who would feature on the cover of WWE 12’s Collectors Edition. The Rock beat another legendary wrestler, John Cena in the vote. The “People’s Edition” features:

  • A foil sleeve cover packaging The Rock
  • The Rock in game character
  • a WWE DVD/BDDVD featuring a number of WWE matches from the last decade
  • Exclusive Foil Topps Trading Card featuring The Rock
  • Art Image of The Rock

The game is in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo Wii and is scheduled to release on the 25th of November in the UK & Europe.

[Press Release]:
WOKING – 19th September, 2011 – THQ Inc. today announced legendary WWE Superstar The Rock will grace the collector’s edition cover of WWE® 12, the forthcoming release from the renowned WWE flagship videogame franchise. In a competitive battle against WWE Superstar John Cena, his opponent in the main event at WrestleMania® XXVIII, live on pay-per-view 1st April, 2012 from Sun Life Stadium Miami, Fla., The Rock was selected by consumers who cast their votes in a franchise-first opportunity to choose a cover Superstar for a WWE videogame.

The WWE ’12 collector’s edition is currently scheduled to offer the following items:

  • Foil sleeve cover packaging featuring The Rock
  • Copy of WWE ’12 videogame
  • The Rock playable in-game character
  • WWE Blu-Ray/DVD featuring:
    • – WWE Championship Match – Booker T vs. The Rock – SummerSlam – 19th August, 2001
    • – Intercontinental Championship Match – Chris Jericho vs. Rob Van Dam – Raw – 16th September, 2002
    • – World Heavyweight Championship Match – Triple H vs. Kane – Raw – 23rd June, 2003
    • – 60-Minute Iron Man Match for the WWE Championship – Kurt Angle vs. Brock Lesnar – SmackDown! – 18th September, 2003
    • – WWE Championship Match – Eddie Guerrero vs. Rey Mysterio – SmackDown! -18th March, 2004
  • Exclusive Foil Topps Trading Card featuring The Rock
  • Art Image of The Rock

WWE ’12 is currently in development for the Xbox 360®, PlayStation® 3 system and WiiTM, with a scheduled release date of 25th November, 2011 in UK and Europe. For more information on the WWE ’12 Collector’s Edition, please visit, and

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