AEW’s gaming division is putting a lot of work into making its ‘Fight Forever’ video game a success. Fans are anxiously waiting to get their hands on the game that’s still in development. Recently, more details emerged regarding the game’s roster.

According to Fightful Select, the roster strength would be close to 50 and the game’s first release won’t contain several notable AEW stars as playable characters.

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.

Owen Hart, Sting, CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Adam Cole, and Ruby Soho are some of the names confirmed as playable characters for the video game. Moreover, the developer is working to improve character models today revealed that Owen Hart is planned for the game. 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.

Former AEW World Champion Kenny Omega is said to have been instrumental in taking the game to the its current stage of development. It was Omega that pushed for a veteran of the gaming industry to come aboard for “AEW: Fight Forever” video game.

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.

AEW: Fight Forever is being created by Yuke’s Pacific. This is the same company responsible for developing some classic WWE video games. It is expected to release sometime around in September of this year.

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