The Rock, Becky Lynch, Xavier Woods, and John Cena join Brawlhalla

Not content with adding Finn and Jake from Adventure Time to the roster, smashy platform-brawler Brawlhalla has turned to the WWE for its next set of playable characters. The Rock, Becky Lynch, Xavier Woods, and John Cena have all been added as part of patch 3.47.

There's also a new mode WWE-themed mode called 'brawldown' that includes folding chairs you can use to stun other fighters. It's a 2v2 tag team match, with three-minute rounds. Oh, and you can hurl people into tables as well.

Each of the wrestlers is based on the moveset of an existing character, but rather than just being reskins they have unique signature effects, lock-in animations, and weapon skins. Yes, The Rock gets to do the People's Elbow.

Various bug fixes, improvements, and an overall balance pass are included in the patch, and you can read the full notes at the website.

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, Five Out of Ten Magazine, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.