WWE 2K17 patch out now, fixes save data wipe and Universe mode tag-team bug

On Wednesday GR+ reported that a WWE 2K17 patch was on the way to fix a bug which can wipe user save data – and sure enough, it's now live on both PS4 and Xbox One.

The bug saw some users' data wiped when they downloaded created wrestlers with more than 14 custom logos from Community Creations. It's the one fix described as 'major' in 2K's official patch notes. (Which are extensive and worth a full read.)

Another welcome fix for those who play Universe mode is the ability to switch between tag partners during any match, while it's also now possible to edit a title match into any given show without the game adding an extra random bout to the card.

I spent yesterday evening testing the patch and it mostly works as described – for instance, Bayley's entrance is much improved by the fact that the crowd actually cheers on cue. However, there is one frustration it's brought on: custom logos applied to already-downloaded creations seem to have completely disappeared, meaning I'll need to re-download them all from scratch. If you had, say, 30 or more wrestlers downloaded pre-patch, that's going to be a grind.

The patch also adds support for the upcoming Legends DLC pack, featuring Eddie Guerrero, Tatanka, Sycho Sid, Brutus Beefcake, and Greg 'The Hammer' Valentine. No release date for that is given as yet.

WWE 2K17 is out now on PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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Ben Wilson

I'm GamesRadar's sports editor, and obsessed with NFL, WWE, MLB, AEW, and occasionally things that don't have a three-letter acronym – such as Chvrches, Bill Bryson, and Streets Of Rage 4. (All the Streets Of Rage games, actually.) Even after three decades I still have a soft spot for Euro Boss on the Amstrad CPC 464+.