Aubrey Edwards Confirms That AEW Video Game Is In Production, ‘Definitely A Ways Out’
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While guesting on the Talk is Jericho podcast this week, AEW referee Aubrey Edwards confirms that she and Kenny Omega are hard at work on the league’s video game debut. She also confirms that gamers still have a long wait before they’ll be able to act out their own virtual rendition of Stadium Stampede
I’m working on the AEW video game. I can’t actually talk too much about it. I don’t know what I can say. I mean, we’re very, very early on, there’s a lot of things that we’re talking about. I talk to Kenny a lot about what he wants out of it, but it’s definitely a ways out. I’m not gonna put a number on it because I don’t want the internet to get mad at me but…
Both Omega and Edwards have close ties to the gaming industry, so it makes sense that they’d be working with a developer partner on the project. Aubrey was a video game producer in another life and Omega is a lifelong gamer who has appeared at numerous conventions and in commercials for popular titles:
A little something I worked on in secrecy. A proud moment to assume the role of my favorite SF fighter! Thanks to @CapcomFighters and all of the kind staff I met on set. You were all great. (Well, I never met the guy on the phone but I’m sure you’re swell) https://t.co/InqpbHWOJR
— Kenny Omega (@KennyOmegamanX) May 28, 2018
With those types of connections and the right team behind it, AEW could start a whole new Wednesday Night War on Xbox Live and PSN.
Podcast transcriptions courtesy of our friends at Post Wrestling.