Will we finally see a boxing game 2021

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I was well up for this until read EA busy with UFC. They have the rights to Fight Night so will have to be a brand new title.I was pretty sure AJ was going to get a EA game until he got smashed by the fat Mexican.

Anyhow thoughts opinions will it work

My gues is without EA no as much as I like slating them what they have done with UFC is mind blowing when u think of the PS3 games. Only way I could see a boxing game working is have 4 licenced champions per division less if unified then add create your own fighter
 
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I've heard eddie talk about this. EA weren't interested, too focused on UFC, (probably because it has the younger demographic in the states).

Eddie asked on Insta if he should make a game, the public were keen, and he has been contacted by people interested in making it.

A lot will depend on who makes it, and whether it has a good engine.

It does have a market though, and the matchroom and DAZN fighters would make a good roster of fighters. Could try get a few select others on board too. Fury etc. Maybe the YouTube guys.

Throw in create a fighter and a career mode.

Makes sense for Hearn. New revenue stream. Promotes his fighters. Maybe grows the sport.

I think he has a decent shot of making a good game. He loves boxing, he understands it, he understands what people like about it.
 
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Think with EA its the whole licence problems with boxers that puts them off.. You look at UFC its all under 1 umbrella with boxing WBA WBC WBO IBF.

DAZN boxers would be good. In a ideal woeld if u had the create option like Pro Evo Soccer u could easily add fighters.
 
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Think with EA its the whole licence problems with boxers that puts them off.. You look at UFC its all under 1 umbrella with boxing WBA WBC WBO IBF.

DAZN boxers would be good. In a ideal woeld if u had the create option like Pro Evo Soccer u could easily add fighters.
Any sports game worth buying now has a decent character creation system. Over the years I've been a heavyweight champion, world cup winner, and wwe champ.
 
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No offence but wwe games are shite Bob. My son plays them been told by my youngest they are that crap its been cancelled.
None taken. I agree.

I'm talking a long time ago, so I was probably wwf champion, not wwe.

I haven't played games much for years now. Bought a PS4 and 5 games a couple of years ago and 2 of the games are still in the cellophane.
 
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Hearn comes out with this every other month. If there was money to be made, EA or someone else would have brought something out by now. Obviously boxing games dont sell well.
I think an independent studio is looking at bringing a game out later this year with Bueno, Hatton etc. God knows what the engine will be like.
 
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EA have fucking killed so many sports game franchises that I have no issue with someone else building it. They killed Fifa and Madden to name just two. Fight night Champion was class but actually the latest UFC game isn't that great so no harm somebody else trying. It obviously needs a decent roster of fighters and also a good create your own fighter setup. I'd like to see them add some lower weights and for the career mode to choose different paths, for example you could be a highly touted amateur prospect,

A wild fucker from South America like Valero or Mayorga or someone coming from prison like a Bhop or Hagler. Would make it more interesting to alternative career paths. Maybe even "be a promoter" option would be nice so not only do you need to fight but you also need to create cards, market fighters etc. There's so much could be done with it, it really is long overdue.
 
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EA are contracted to deliver four UFC games. They are working on the fourth at this very moment and it is rumoured to drop late 2020/early 2021. I am hopeful that this will then free the developers to work on a boxing return.
 
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A wild fucker from South America like Valero or Mayorga or someone coming from prison like a Bhop or Hagler. Would make it more interesting to alternative career paths. Maybe even "be a promoter" option would be nice so not only do you need to fight but you also need to create cards, market fighters etc. There's so much could be done with it, it really is long overdue.
Those are two class ideas.

For the career mode, it could be determined by your choices in character creation. Weight, country, background, fighting style, would all impact your career.

The promoter mode would be good too. Stone of the wrestling games used to do this.

I think Eddie will be a good consultant for this.
 
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EA are contracted to deliver four UFC games. They are working on the fourth at this very moment and it is rumoured to drop late 2020/early 2021. I am hopeful that this will then free the developers to work on a boxing return.
I think UFC 4 will be announced in June when they have the EA Play event then released later this year, then hopefully we get a new Fight Night but to make it from scratch is going to take years, I wish they just remastered Fight Night Champion with everyone in it
 
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Yea like promotor idea a lot. I would take fight night champion 2 now it was underated for sure.

With Fifa I dunno if agree with killing it they just catering for demand. I hate what they have done with fifa. Its so limiting what they can do year upon year.

I will prob get ufc 4 lol even though I said I wouldnt. UFC 1 and 2 was class. The thing what pissed me off with 3 was ultimate team.
 
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EA only care about shit like Ultimate Team, basically the shit twat 14 year olds waste money on to get some spastic special card. In Madden the franchise mode has fuck all in it and they couldn't give a fuck about Career mode in Fifa. Honestly I'd even take a remastered version of a previous fight night.
 
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EA only care about shit like Ultimate Team, basically the shit twat 14 year olds waste money on to get some spastic special card. In Madden the franchise mode has fuck all in it and they couldn't give a fuck about Career mode in Fifa. Honestly I'd even take a remastered version of a previous fight night.
Yeah. They want to force people online and make them pay for loot boxes and stuff.