Next presentation for AEW console game coming quickly, per Kenny Omega

It’s been months because the final update on the AEW-Yuke’s console online game that has been within the works since 2020. In truth, the newest information launched was again in September, when renders of AEW wrestler Jungle Boy have been proven in the course of the Starrcast occasion in Chicago. Wrestling followers did obtain a little bit of an update this previous weekend through somebody who’s been working behind the scenes on the upcoming game: AEW wrestler Kenny Omega.

In an interview with Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the previous AEW World Champion famous that whereas it has been a while because the AEW and the game’s improvement workforce have supplied an update on the title. Omega advised Meltzer that the subsequent presentation for the game is presently within the works, and that the workforce is “working non-stop” on the console game, though no launch date is understood presently.

Omega, an avid online game fan himself, did additionally attempt to quell some expectations on the Yuke’s-developed game. The new title, per Omega, gained’t be capable to “compete with the production values” of the WWE 2K franchise and WWE 2K22, however he notes that this new game will probably be one thing that each hardcore and informal wrestling followers will take pleasure in, and that it’ll correctly permit customers to duplicate the position of wrestlers, no matter whom is chosen (h/t Fightful Wrestling).

As far as game modes go, Omega famous that the console game will include numerous game modes, together with crossplatform on-line play, and the power to create lobbies and defend title belts. This could be totally different than what WWE 2K22 will provide, as that title is not going to permit customers to face off in crossplatform play. The AEW game has already been confirmed to launch on each outdated and current-gen platforms when it’s inevitably launched.