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AEW Fight Forever

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AEW Fight Forever
AEW Fight Forever cover
Developers
Yuke's
Publishers
THQ Nordic
Engines
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows June 29, 2023
Reception
Metacritic 68
OpenCritic 65
IGDB 69
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Cinematic camera
Controls Direct control
Genres Sports, Mini-games
Sports Wrestling
Art styles Realistic, Stylized
Themes Contemporary
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AEW Fight Forever is a singleplayer and multiplayer wrestling game developed by Yuke's and published by THQ Nordic. It is the debut title on home consoles and PC from the second largest wrestling promotion in the United States, All Elite Wrestling.

The game was officially announced on November 10, 2020 and released on June 29, 2023.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Elite Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Elite Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Elite Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Elite Edition also available.
Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Version differences

The Elite Edition includes the game, the Matt Hardy Pack and the season pass.

Monetization

Type Notes
DLC Additional playable wrestlers and minigames.
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.

Microtransactions

Type Notes
No microtransactions The game does not contain microtransactions.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Season Pass
Windows
FTR: Revival Pack
Windows
Hookhausen Very Handsome, Very Evil Pack
Windows
Limitless Bunny Bundle
Windows
Matt Hardy Pack
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\AEWFightForever\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1913210/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\AEWFightForever\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1913210/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video

Display and graphics settings
Display and graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Labelled as Windowed Full Screen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Scales with Textures setting.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA.
Off, Low, Medium, High settings available.
High-fidelity upscaling
DLSS 2.3
Vertical sync (Vsync)
On/Off toggle.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Options for 60, 120, No Limit.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the engine page to force native HDR output, or the glossary page for other alternatives.
Ray tracing (RT)
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Input

Input settings
Input settings

Audio

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sliders for Master, Sound Effects, Crowd, Voices, Ring Announcements, Entrance & Victory Music, Menu Jukebox, Offline Game Jukebox, and Online Game Jukebox.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio
Some licensed songs can trigger copyright claims.[2]

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Japanese
Brazilian Portuguese
Spanish

Network

The game asks for an optional Epic Games account to allow PC storefronts crossplay, but this option does not have any effect as the game is available only via Steam.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus, Co-op
LAN play
Online play
30 Versus, Co-op
Up to 4 players for regular wrestling matches and minigames. Up to 30 players for the Stadium Stampede mode introduced with the 1.03 patch.[3]

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio XAudio2, OGG Vorbis
Multiplayer Epic Online Services
Anti-cheat Easy Anti-Cheat

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3550
AMD FX-8150
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
AMD Radeon RX 480
4 GB of VRAM
DirectX 12 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.


Notes

  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build: 4.27.2.0[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1913210/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1913210) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Jigen123 on 2023-06-28
  2. AEW Fight Forever - Pre-release FAQ and Release Times - last accessed on 2023-06-28
    "Will the music in-game be streamable or is there a risk for CCs to receive copyright strikes?
    Creators should avoid capturing/uploading/streaming content that includes the game intro trailer, road to elite trailer and below list of talents' licensed intro music:
    Chris Jericho
    Bryan Danielson
    Orange Cassidy
    Jungle Boy
    CM Punk
    The Hardys
    "
  3. AEW: Fight Forever Patch v1.03 and Stadium Stampede now live - Steam - last accessed on 2023-08-28