Arcade wrestling fans, rejoice – it’s almost time to climb the ladder and make yourself famous! THQ Nordic GmbH and All Elite Wrestling (AEW) today confirmed that they will bring developer YUKE’s highly anticipated arcade wrestling creation AEW: Fight Forever to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC and Nintendo Switch on Thursday, June 29, 2023.
“When I first signed with AEW, Tony Khan gave me the opportunity to put together the best game 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 great partnership with Geta, YUKE’s and THQ Nordic, a new era of professional wrestling gaming is fast approaching. AEW: Fight Forever has exceeded my highest expectations and I am confident that June 29 will be a memorable day for wrestling fans and gamers alike.”
“Since our initial announcement, fans around the world have shown uninhibited passion around the launch of Fight Forever, and AEW has proven that good things come to those who wait, through our exciting storylines and rock-hard wrestling action,” 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 wrestling experience from the past, along with the unparalleled creativity AEW brings to the table. It will be cool to see our fans finally get a fresh and much-needed alternative wrestling game for next-gen consoles on June 29. AEW has the best fans in the world and I look forward to them getting to meet our stars in this new way.”
AEW: Fight Forever is known for its retro approach to design, with hand-crafted animations and a nostalgic arcade feel. Wrestling fans will get the chance to perform wrestling moves only seen in the wildly popular AEW program for the first time with AEW: Fight Forever. Online co-op wrestling goes to a whole new level with Tag-Team matches where team maneuvers are performed with simple commands. A wide selection of the most popular AEW wrestlers, a career mode, wrestler customization, signature AEW arenas, various match types and even some old-fashioned illicit fun await you!