Ready to Rumble? AEW: Fight Forever Leaps onto Gaming Consoles this June!
Today, we’re hitting you with a dropkick of exciting news – THQ Nordic and All Elite Wrestling (AEW) are preparing to launch the highly anticipated arcade wrestling game, AEW: Fight Forever. You better clear your calendars because this wrestling extravaganza is making its grand debut across PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Nintendo® Switch on Thursday, June 29, 2023.
Remember those wonderful times of yore, climbing the ladder, and proving your mettle in the digital wrestling ring? Well, those nostalgic days are coming back with a bang! And if you don’t believe us, listen to Kenny Omega, the former AEW World Champion and current Executive Vice President at AEW. He expressed his utmost confidence in this game, promising a momentous day for wrestling fans and gamers alike.
“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.”
With AEW: Fight Forever, the team has striven to deliver an authentic, nostalgia-packed wrestling experience, blending the charm of games past with the excitement of modern gaming advancements. AEW’s CEO, Tony Khan, also shares this excitement, acknowledging the game as a fresh and much-needed alternative in the next-gen console wrestling game space.
This game stands out with its unique retro approach to design, hand-crafted animations, and nostalgic arcade feel. It gives you, the fans, a chance to recreate wrestling moves only seen on popular AEW programming. The game also features next-level online co-op wrestling with Tag-Team matches that promise simple commands and team manoeuvres.
But the fun doesn’t stop there! You can look forward to a long roster of your favourite AEW wrestlers, a deep career mode, plenty of wrestler customisation options, signature AEW arenas, and multiple match types. Even the joy of some old-fashioned, unsanctioned mayhem is waiting to be unleashed!
Developed by YUKE’s Co. Ltd, this arcade wrestler aims to bring back the Golden Age of wrestling games. AEW: Fight Forever is coming to PS4™, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC and Nintendo® Switch on June 29th, 2023 at an SRP of € 59.99 / $ 59.99 / £ 49.99.
Now that we’ve got you all pumped up, we’re curious to hear what you think about this upcoming wrestling spectacle. Do you think AEW: Fight Forever will live up to its hype? Will it redefine the arcade wrestling genre? We’re all ears!
Share your thoughts in the comments below or head over to our Gaming.Buzz Community Discord to chat with us and other excited fans about this upcoming game. Let’s keep the hype train going!