AEW announced today that AEW: Fight Forever will be available on Thursday, June 29 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch.
AEW: Fight Forever is an upcoming professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke’s and published by THQ Nordic. The game will be the debut title on home consoles and personal computers from All Elite Wrestling (AEW).
AEW: Fight Forever will feature a roster of over 50 wrestlers, including AEW World Champion CM Punk, AEW Women’s World Champion Thunder Rosa, and Jon Moxley. The game will also feature a variety of match types, including singles matches, tag team matches, and six-man tag team matches.
Kenny Omega, who has worked closely with the team at Yuke’s who created the game, was featured in a short video and press release confirming the date.
“When I first signed with AEW, Tony Khan gave me the opportunity to assemble the best gaming team that understands and respects professional wrestling, to make the best wrestling games ever,” said Kenny Omega, Executive Vice President and former AEW World Champion and World Tag Team Champion at AEW. “Thanks to our incredible collaboration with Geta, YUKE’s and THQ Nordic, a new era of professional wrestling gaming is quickly approaching. AEW: Fight Forever has exceeded my highest expectations, and I’m confident that June 29 will be a momentous day for wrestling fans and gamers alike.”
“Since our initial announcement, fans worldwide have shown unbridled passion around the launch of Fight Forever, and AEW has proven through our exciting storylines and hard-hitting wrestling action that good things come to those who wait,” said Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative of AEW. “With Fight Forever, Kenny and our world-class team have delivered an authentic, nostalgic feel of wrestling games past, along with the unmatched creativity that AEW brings to the table. It’s going to be cool to see our fans finally getting a fresh and much-needed alternative next-gen console wrestling game on June 29. AEW has the greatest fans on the planet, and I’m excited for them to experience this new way to engage with our stars.”
The game will be developed using Unreal Engine 5, and will feature a new control scheme that is designed to be more accessible to casual players. The game will also feature a career mode, where players can create their own wrestler and rise through the ranks of AEW.