WWE 2K16 Update Tweaks a Ton of Stuff, Read the Patch Notes Now

November 9, 2015 Written by Alex Co

2K has released a rather massive WWE 2K16 update for its annual wrasslin’ game, which fix a number of glitches in the game.

Out now for the PlayStation 4, patch 1.02 brings some much-needed tweaks to the 2K Showcase and MyCareer issues that has plagued the game since launch.  Possibly the biggest issue within the game is that of the “Invisible Undertaker” glitch that you can see in the video above.

Check out the complete WWE 2K16 patch notes below.

Gameplay

– Addressed several issues where performing a move would cause a character to warp unnaturally
– The AI should now be able to consistently climb to the second rope
– Fixed an issue where Superstars unnaturally dropped back to a prone position when interrupted while transitioning from a prone to kneeling position
– Fixed a warping issue when a kneeling Superstar attempted to pin a grounded opponent
– Reversing a ground stomp now provides the reversing character with adequate time to perform a follow-up action or attack
– Addressed an issue where a character could not use both Finishers if one was a strong strike and the other was a grapple
– In tag matches, reduced the delay for the AI to perform a double team tag
– Fixed several issues where reversal indicators weren’t appearing consistently
– Fixed several display and functional issues with leverage pins
– Fixed an issue with an attacker not cleanly transitioning into a dazed state after having a running attack reversed in the corner
– Reduced the delay before the victory scene after a Superstar wins a table match
– Addressed a delay that would occur if two different Stone Cold versions were used in a One-on-One match
– Addressed an issue where the player could lose character control after falling from the side of the cage onto a broken announce table in a Hell in a Cell match
– Addressed an issue where warping could occur when playing as a manager during entrance break-outs
– Addressed an issue with reversals consumed and momentum gained when reversing an announce table OMG! move
– Fixed an issue where a character would vibrate unnaturally when pushed against the ropes from chain wrestling
– Fixed an issue where the first count wasn’t grayed out when a character performs a pin after a Finisher in a steel cage match
– The charge finisher prompt now appears properly when performing a charged finisher from the top or middle rope
– Addressed several gameplay exploits that could occur in Elimination Chamber matches
– Fixed a stability issue that could occur when playing a Royal Rumble match
– Chain wrestling will no longer occur in a match after a character enters the ring with a foreign object
– Fixed an exploit where corner finisher were not properly consuming a Finisher icon under certain conditions

Online

– Addressed numerous issues related to stability in online matches and when transitioning from the end of one match to another or when handling a player disconnection mid-match
– Alternate attires will no longer revert to the default attire and move-set when entering an online game
– Eliminated an issue where users could experience a prolonged hang while searching for a 2K Tonight match
– Fixed an issue where Custom Superstar names weren’t appearing correctly on the results screen after online matches
– Addressed an issue where a mic chat icon was incorrectly appearing for COM players
– Fixed an issue where the crowd wasn’t holding up sign boards for the Superstars or Divas in the current match
– Addressed an issue in which a player’s framerate suffered significantly after finding an opponent during a practice match
– Fixed an issue where character hair and the announce tables stopped displaying after a number of consecutive online matches
– Addressed an issue where hands were not animating as intended in online matches
– Fixed an issue with the referee’s size in 2K Tonight and WWE Live Matches
– Addressed an issue where Superstars could get stuck in an Elimination Chamber match under certain conditions

Visual Presentation

– Fixed an issue where Superstars wearing an alternate attire were invisible during victory scenes
– Addressed lighting issues with several characters when using in custom arenas or with a custom entrance
– Addressed camera propping and clipping issues during the introduction sequence before title matches and during entrance break-outs
– Addressed several presentation issues that were occurring during replays after a match
– Addressed an issue with the pre-match title presentation when using a Custom Superstar holding a Custom Championship
– Addressed an issue where male managers for Divas were performing an inappropriate animation during victory scenes
– Fixed an issue where the referee behaved unnaturally during break outs in singles matches

WWE Creations

– Addressed numerous clipping and warping issues with clothing parts used in certain combinations
– Addressed several stability issues when modifying various parts in combination
– Addressed an issue with designs failing to appear on faces in gameplay for Custom Superstars with a face photo image applied
– Edited Move-sets for a WWE Superstar or Diva will now copy properly to other characters rather than the default move-set
– Fixed an issue where face changes could revert when selecting ‘ACCEPT’ after using Face Photo and Face Deformation
– Fixed a large number of texture issues occurring with certain outfits
– Addressed an issue with hair styles appearing unnatural when paired with certain clothing options
– Logos can now be consistently applied to sleeves and the legs of longer outfits
– Addressed an issue with improper geometry on Divas’ heads when deforming the face to look smaller
– Fixed an issue where head accessory items were not applying properly when using a particular face template
– Fixed several issues where the dummies in Edit Move-set didn’t sync properly when performing a move
– Edited multiple moves in the ground category in Edit Move-set to highlight the correct respective body parts that they target
– Fixed an issue where numerous hairstyles were appearing with a green tint
– Fixed a hang that could occur when making color changes from the Edit Layers menu
– Fixed a loss of functionality that could occur when trying to access the Edit Parts or Edit Face menu for multiple Custom Superstars in a row

WWE Community Creations

– Improved overall download and search times when using Community Creations
– Fixed an issue with sort filters not displaying the expected content
– Addressed a stability issue when trying to download a character with max logos applied
– When searching for download items by a specific creator, the downloads page will no longer reset to show all listings after backing out of viewing one item
– Addressed an issue where the player couldn’t effectively search for their own uploaded creations using the “User’s Own” search condition
– Addressed an issue where custom entrance settings for Custom Superstars were not uploading to Community Creations
– Fixed an issue where alternate attire saves were not showing up in save slots, which allowed them to be unintentionally overwritten

2K Showcase

– Fixed several stability and presentation issues that occur when skipping certain entrances or cutscenes
– Fixed a gameplay issue when pinning Austin as Triple H when playing the match for Special Objective “Triple H vs. Steve Austin”
– Addressed an issue when trying to complete the Special Objective “Three Time Royal Rumble Winner”
– Addressed lighting issues with characters in certain cutscenes
– Addressed a warping issue when restarting the King of the Ring 1996 match
– Addressed a stability issue that could occur in gameplay against Bret Hart in the Survivor Series 1996 match
– Addressed an issue where Stone Cold didn’t properly appear in the ring in a cutscene for the Survivor Series 1996 match.
– Fixed an issue that could occur with the pin meter during the Degeneration X: In Your House 1997 match
– Fixed an issue where the player could improperly fulfill an objective against Dude Love in the Over the Edge ’98 Match

MyCareer

– Attributes, Abilities, and Skills now clearly display as grayed out when copying a move-set from a Custom Superstar via Quick Edit in MyCAREER
– Addressed an issue where relationships were not resetting properly upon the completion of a rivalry with a tag team
– Addressed an issue where an imported Custom Superstar would not appear properly until after the match against Enzo Amore if Career Invasion was toggled ‘on’
– Fixed an issue where the user could be matched against Sting while in a temporary alliance with him
– Eliminated an exploit where Sting’s bat could be used indefinitely during run-ins
– Addressed an issue where incorrect dialogue choices could occur during an interview
– Fixed oddities in camera movement during interviews when playing as a very short Superstar
– Fixed an issue where Tyler Breeze’s selfie stick would flicker and float in mid-air when the player performs a run-in on him
– Addressed issues where the ring announcer wasn’t correct calling the champion and challenger during certain events
– Addressed issues where an improper facial animation was used during certain scenes
– Fixed camera view and issues with Superstars gesturing to missing arena elements in several cutscenes
– Addressed an issue where commentary wasn’t playing properly in certain cutscenes
– The main event for the Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View will now always be a Royal Rumble match regardless of the title the player is currently pursuing
– Addressed several issues where interactions with The Authority were causing inconsistent rivalries and match bookings to occur
– Fixed an issue where the Finisher prompt wasn’t displaying properly for the player when first performing an entrance run-in during the tutorial
– Participants in the Tag Team Championship rankings now appear more frequently in singles competition, allowing the user more opportunities for run-ins to establish rivalries
– Fixed a few instances where cutscenes were ending abruptly
– Decreased the occurrence of matches against Career Invasion Superstars since they were happening too frequently
– Fixed several instances of ill-fitting commentary in various cutscenes

WWE Universe

– Title matches are now creatable for all matches on the match card. They do not require a rivalry.
– Addressed a title stability issue that could occur after a ‘No Content’ is called during a break out or run-in
– Rivalry matches with customized participants no longer appear blank on the match card
– Fixed several instances where match events weren’t triggering under the appropriate conditions
– Addressed an issue where the No. 1 Contender rank wasn’t properly displayed under “Current Ranking” when editing Superstars or Divas
– Fixed an issue where the crowd didn’t appear correctly if entering a WWE Universe match when exiting WWE Online under certain conditions

Menu

– Addressed several instances where a player’s UI could become blurred
– Reduced the delay before the match begins after the loading screen bar appears full

Audio

– Fixed numerous issues with impact sounds for certain moves or actions playing twice or not at all
– The ring announcer will now correctly announce the team name of a custom team
– Eliminated a random buzzer noise that would play during the pre-match against the AI when matchmaking for a 6-Man Elimination Chamber match
– Lilian Garcia now announces Custom Superstars when holding a title and mentions custom championships as intended
– Impact audio will now play properly when throwing a Superstar onto a table in a Table or Extreme Rules match

DLC

– Added support for the WWE 2K16 New Moves Pack downloadable content ahead of release. Players who have not purchased the downloadable content will still be able to matchmake with and participate in matches against those who have the downloadable content installed.
– Fixed a stability issue with editing Arnold T1’s entrance in Advanced Creation

The title update clocks in at a hefty 1.4GB, so best to make sure you have enough space in your PS4 as well.

Have you noticed other WWE 2K16 glitches? What’s the biggest one that 2K has yet to address?

[Source: Powerup Gaming]