As far as wrestling games go, WWF Royal Rumble for the Dreamcast is a weird one. Occasionally, in the middle of a match, the lights will go out in the ring, and the wrestlers will reappear in a random backstage area. If you’re lucky, you’ll rematerialize in front of this soda machine.
Thanks for the tip, RomanOnARiver!
Suplex your thirst with this backstage soda machine in WWE 2K18! Unfortunately, it’s suffered a little battle damage in the screenshot below.
Thanks to Some-Crappy-Edits on Reddit for the screenshots!
UPDATE: WWE 2K19 recycles the same backstage areas — along with a familiar smashed-up soda machine.
Thanks for the screenshot, SixPointTwentyFive!
CM Punk poses in front of a cola machine in WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 for the Nintendo DS. Did you know CM Punk once feuded with fellow WWE superstar John Cena over a spilled can of diet soda? It’s true!
Weird…I can’t see Triple H’s opponent in that screenshot. Must be a glitch.
Anyway, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 for the Nintendo DS features a variety of Raw, SmackDown, and ECW themed soda machines in its backstage areas.
WWE Brawl, a cartoony wrestling game under development at THQ, was canceled way back in 2011. Fortunately, WWE released some “lost” gameplay footage in 2016 and, lo and behold, there’s a soda machine in the background! You can spot another soda machine in the game’s trailer below.
Chris Jericho and Matt Hardy brawl in front of a backstage soda machine in WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw for the PS2!
Mankind executes a DDT on Hardcore Holly in front of a THQ soda machine in WWF SmackDown! for the PlayStation 1!
The Rock cuts a long-winded promo in front of a THQ soda machine in WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role for the PlayStation!
Check out that guy just casually enjoying a soda while Cena and Jericho brawl in WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2006.
Mankind gets up close and personal with a cold drinks machine during an backstage brawl with The Rock in WWE ’13! As an added bonus, here are a couple of WWE mineral water vending machines that also appears in the game.
Chavo Guerrero Jr. whips Sin Cara into a backstage soda machine in WWE ’12!
Does the WWE just haul those SmackDown-branded soda machines from arena to arena when they’re on the road?
🎵 Well, it’s the Big Show. Pickin’ out soda tonight. 🎵
These soda machines are from the free-roaming Story Mode of WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It for the PlayStation 2.
Vince McMahon throws John Cena into a soda machine in WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011!