Details Behind The AEW Fight Forever Video Game: Publisher, Roster Size, More

Fightful has learned more about the upcoming All Elite Wrestling video game.

Several people that have done work with the game have said it was a very "happy accident" that Kenny Omega needed time off from the ring during the home stretch of the video game being produced. We've heard Omega has gone "above and beyond" and stretched far to make sure he can be of help in any way possible to the game, and the time off from the ring has helped provide that. We've also been told that AEW music producer Mikey Rukus had to put in a ton of work for the game.

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Omega was a huge part in getting Hideyuki "Geta" Iwashita onboard, who was the director of WWF No Mercy. We're told by those involved that the push to get Geta was a very smart one, and that his contributions have been valuable.

Fightful Select has been told by sources that the roster size sits around 50, and that there will be some unfortunate notable omissions in the first release of the video game.

We've been told there's still a lot of work to be done on polishing the game up, especially character models. There has been downloadable content pitched and discussed, but we don't have it confirmed as of yet. There's a lot of online work to be done still, which is common at this stage for a game.

Though not officially announced, we've heard THQ Nordic is involved, but have also been told their involvement to this point has been minimal. today revealed that Owen Hart is planned for the game, as well. A few other confirmed names we've heard along the way are Sting, CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Adam Cole, Ruby Soho, which are to be expected.

In addition, Chris Jericho, Kenny Omega, Kris Statlander, Darby Allin, Jungle Boy, Nyla Rose are confirmed.

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