Tony Khan has announced that the upcoming AEW video game officially has a title.
An AEW console video game is reportedly been in the works ever since the company came into being three years ago. Furthermore, Yukes, who previously worked on a number of WWE games, are working as the developers on the project.
While details around the game have been scarce, it has now finally been given a name. Following the April 20th episode of Dynamite, before the taping of Rampage, AEW President Tony Khan came to the ring to address the crowd.
Khan said that he had a verbal contract with the crowd that their voices would be recorded for the game. They then recorded the crowd participation parts of Adam Cole’s entrance, “We want Jeff,” and chants for Hangman Adam Page, FTR, Dax Harwood, Cash Wheeler, Sting and Aubrey Edwards.
Tony Khan later confirmed that the game will be called “AEW: Fight Forever.”
Although there is no official release date for the game, it was recently reported that game has a tentative internal release date of late September. Although there is said to be plenty of work to be done, a September release is the target. With regard to the game itself, it will include a story mode, and there was a deadline for music to be involved.
It was this which first suggested that the game might by coming earlier than expected, with one AEW talent believing they might have signed too late to be included. In closing, the report added that there is a publisher involved, although nothing has been officially announced.
The official AEW video game is scheduled to be released on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One.
It was a night of announcement’s for Tony Khan as it was also confirmed that AEW and New Japan Pro Wrestling will be hosting a super-show titled “Forbidden Door” in Chicago.