Eric Bischoff Says He Pitched A WWE Simulator Game About Five Years Ago

Since the days of EWR and TNM7, wrestling fans have enjoyed simulation games that allow them to book their own promotions.

Total Extreme Wrestling has become one of the most popular online wrestling games as it allows fans to immerse themselves in a sandbox world of wrestling.

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During his Ask Eric Anything podcast, Eric Bischoff was asked if he ever thought of developing a similar game for fans.

"I pitched a project like that to WWE about five years ago. I definitely think it has legs because that's the ultimate fantasy, to build your own wrestling promotion and become your own version of Vince McMahon or Tony Khan. The technology is there, the creative is there, the application could be developed. It's not an inexpensive deal. I pitched the idea. It may have been a little longer than five years ago, I'm trying to remember exactly. It got pretty far up the food chain but WWE was working with other developers at the time and it got lost in the shuffle, but it's a cool idea," answered Bischoff.

WWE has used some simulation elements in its console games, most notably GM Mode in the SmackDown vs. Raw series and Universe Mode in the 2K series.

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