Fightful Select has learned some details behind the upcoming AEW Fight Forever video game.
In relation to the mini-games, we're told that was an All Elite Wrestling idea, and something that they'd insisted on. We're told that there were people involved who had pushed the idea of community creations on the game early on, but that All Elite Wrestling wasn't as interested, and Yuke's was happy to pass on it as it was AEW's budget they were working with. We're told that eventually, AEW had decided they wanted a community creations-style aspect, but by then, Yuke's felt they would need to remove other features to make that a reality. We aren't sure where things stand on that now.
There were heavy resources put into the story mode of the game, and numerous talent came in to do voiceover work for it. We're told that John Silver, Orange Cassidy. MJF himself actually wrote a promo for the game. We're told at one point there were story materials that were set to be prepared for The Bunny, Ricky Starks and Keith Lee, but there was some backtracking on that. We don't know where things stand with those talent now.
Some names that we had confirmed that aren't a part of the first build of the game: Evil Uno, Jake Hager, Private Party, The Acclaimed, Santana and Ortiz, in addition to FTR. However, we were told that the working plan is now for FTR to be added as DLC. However, they were originally planned for the first build of the game. Stu Grayson had not been planned before he left either.
Before their suspensions, we'd heard to expect Kenny Omega, Christopher Daniels and Michael Nakazawa to be at Tokyo Game Show where the AEW game will be shown off.
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