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Undisputed Boxing Game: Release Date News, Roster, Modes

Everything you need to know about Undisputed, from its release date to platforms, fighter roster, and more.
Undisputed Boxing Game: Release Date News, Roster, Modes

For most fans of the sport, there hasn't been a solid boxing game since Electronic Arts' Fight Night Champion was released in 2011. As the hunger continues to grow to practice the art of pugilism, fans can't wait for the release date of Undisputed, formerly known as eSports Boxing Club.

Undisputed aims to provide fans with the most authentic boxing game. It features more licensed boxers in a massive roster, "bone-jarring action," and true-to-life visuals. 

Excited? Of course you are! This article explains everything you need to know about Undisputed, from release date speculation to platforms, Early Access, a roster of boxers, and more.

Update on 3 January 2024 - This article was updated and checked for the latest 'Undisputed' news.
Undisputed Early Access Guides, News & More

Latest Undisputed News & Updates

3 January 2024: Is 2024 the year we see a full launch of Undisputed?

All signs point towards "yes."

3 October 2023: Beta versions of Career Mode and Character Creator are coming to Undisputed in Fall 2023!
10 February 2023: Dev Roundtable vid after Undisputed Early Access launch
2 February 2023: Play Undisputed via Early Access right now!
25 January 2023: Less than a week to go!

There is less than a week to go before Undisputed launches into Early Access on 31 January 2023.

18 January 2023: Early Access date announced! 31st January 2023 on Steam.
12 January 2023: New Undisputed website launched with details

A new Undisputed website has been launched, featuring tonnes of details, from saying "Early Access" will take place on Steam "soon" to a list of things you can expect:

  • Revolutionary footwork mechanics, including a Loose Movement modifier to help you get around the ring with ease.
  • More than 60 individual punches. Punch from multiple angles and directions. Feint to set up a trap and counter.
  • 50+ licensed fighters at the start of Early Access, with more to come, including a fully-fledged Women's Division.
  • Incredibly detailed boxers models, utilizing the latest scanning technology.
  • The WBC, British Boxing Board of Control, and other real-life boxing organizations.
  • Boxing equipment and apparel brands such as Empire Pro Tape, Rival, Cleto Reyes, & Adams.
11 January 2023: WBC world heavyweight champion Frank Bruno confirmed
4 January 2023 - Cecilia Brækhus confirmed
29 December 2022 - Enzo Maccarinelli confirmed
20 December - WBO World Champion Lawrence Okoli joins Undisputed
14 December - Sugar Ray Leonard joins Undisputed
8 December - Steel City Interactive partners with PLAION to publish Undisputed.
8 December - Watch The Game Awards 2022 live!

We can't help but wonder if Undisputed will get a new trailer or solid release date at The Game Awards 2022. We aren't holding our breaths, but the anticipation is building.

Tune in the watch The Game Awards 2022 via the YouTube stream embedded below. It kicks off on 8 December at 7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT and 9 December at 00:30 GMT.

7 December 2022 - Second beta test incoming!
November 22 - Eddie Hall and George Groves announced.

The world's strongest man (2017), Eddie Hall, and former super-middleweight champion, George Groves, will be available as soon as Undisputed hits early access.

November 16 - Post-beta discussion by devs.

The developers discuss the Undisputed online test, address some of the fan feedback, and discuss the need for another multiplayer beta test in the video below.

Update on 9 November 2022 - Undisputed's first public Beta ends.

The first public beta for Undisputed has now ended, but more is on the way. The developers noted on Twitter that: "As we wrap up the final day of testing, we want to thank everyone for playing, being patient as we worked through matchmaking challenges, and for giving us fantastic feedback. We're lucky to have such an incredible community!"

We will keep you updated on upcoming Undisputed tests and additional information as it becomes available. 

Undisputed Beta - How To Join & Fighters

The first public beta for Undisputed will occur from the 9th to the 11th of December 2022. You can join by signing up with the game's Steam page by clicking on Request Access" for the Undisputed Online Beta.

This beta is to test the game's online infrastructure, and not everyone will get it. On the days mentioned above, it only runs from 20:00 to 23:00 GMT. 

The available fighters for the Undisputed Beta are:

  • Terri Harper
  • Sophie Alisch
  • Micky Ward
  • Arturo Gatti.

All four fighters will be available on Day 1 of Early Access in Undisputed!

eSports Boxing Club Renamed To Undisputed

On 21st September 2022, the developers officially renamed eSports Boxing Club to Undisputed. 

The announcement about the renaming explains: "That’s right, we’ve changed the name of our game. The name eSports Boxing Club has probably been the only constant throughout the development journey of the game, and it’s the name hundreds of thousands of you have grown familiar with.

"The game and the studio have developed and changed over the past two and a half years from a fun side project started by three brothers eager for a new boxing game to a truly authentic boxing game with the likes of Canelo, Fury, and Ali on the roster and a team of 30+ people working to deliver it. We think now is the right time to reflect that with the changing of the name."

The name change was met with largely positive feedback from fans judging by the comments on the YouTube video above.

Undisputed Release Date Speculation Platforms

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Waiting for your chance to step into the ring in Undisputed? So are we! (Picture: Steel City Interactive)

Sheffield-based game development studio, Steel City Interactive, announced the game in April 2020, and it was supposed to release on Steam Early Access in "Summer 2021". 

Undisputed has since been delayed, and development has changed a lot, as the game changed from a side project to a fully-fledged, massive title with more than 30 developers working on it.

The developers have confirmed that Undisputed will release on Steam Early Access on 31 January 2023.

Undisputed is set to release on the following platforms:

  • PC
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X/S
  • PS4
  • PS5

According to the developers in the video above, they have an internal release date for Undisputed but no plans have been shared publically.

We know Undisputed will first release on Steam via Early Access (and possibly Xbox Game Preview). The Early Access period should last roughly three months before the game gets fully released. Speaking of Early Access...

Undisputed Early Access FAQ

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25 licensed boxers will feature in Undisputed's Early Access period. (Picture: Steel City Interactive)

The developers have shared some frequently asked questions (FAQ) for fans on the official Undisputed Steam page.

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan to remain in early access for at least three months. However, this is also dependent on your feedback and ideas. We will not launch into final release until we are satisfied that the gameplay is as perfect as possible.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Undisputed will continually evolve. We have a Roadmap that outlines some features which will be introduced post-launch. This means more fighters, venues, game modes, eSports Tournaments, additional commentary teams, reporters, presenters, and much more.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

Early Access currently includes:

  • 7 Venues (10 variations), from gyms and an auditorium to large arenas and outdoor stages.
  • 25 licensed boxers scanned using the latest state-of-the-art technology.
  • Career Mode - Take your fighter from amateur to becoming world champion.
  • Online and Offline Multiplayer mode.

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“While we do expect to increase the price for the full version, the final pricing decision will be based on licensing costs when they are finalised.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We are communicating via the Steam forum as well as our Social Media Channels and Discord server. We invite you to actively participate and provide us with your feedback, so we can further enhance and optimize the game during the Early Access phase.”

Undisputed Minimum & Recommended PC Specs

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Licensed boxers are scanned using state-of-the-art technology for a realistic look and movement. (Picture: Steel City Interactive)

Find out if your gaming rig has what it takes to step into the squared circle and run Undisputed with the game's minimum and recommended PC specs.

Undisputed PC minimum specs:

  • OS: Windows 7 or 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-3570K or AMD FX-8310
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 or AMD Radeon RX 470
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 40 GB available space
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 11 compatible sound card

Undisputed recommended PC specs:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-4790 or AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 or AMD Radeon R9 Fury
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 40 GB available space
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 11 compatible sound card

Please note that the game does require a 64-bit processor and operating system to run, which shouldn't be a problem for any setup in the past decade. Further, the developer noted on the Undisputed Steam page that specs would likely change as development continues.

Undisputed Roster - How Many Boxers?

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Jessica McCaskill will be available on Day 1 of Undisputed's Early Access period. (Picture: Steel City Interactive)

Undisputed features a massive roster of over 210 licensed boxers, from past fighters to up-and-comers and current fighters.

The developer also announced new fighters as Undisputed moves along in development. For example, Jessica McCaskill, the undisputed welterweight world champion, will be available on day 1 of Early Access.

While we are not going to list all the fighters here, as it is an absolutely massive wall of text, the new Undisputed website has an updated list. To provide an example of the excellent boxer roster in Undisputed, check out the list of Men's Heavyweight boxers.

  • Alexander "Russian Vityaz" Povetkin -Russia
  • Arslanbek Makhmudov -Russia
  • Artur Szpilka -Poland
  • Badr "Bad Boy" Hari -Netherlands Legend
  • Benjamin Adegbuyi -Romania
  • David "Big D" Adeleye -United Kingdom
  • Deontay Wilder -United States
  • Eddie "The Beast" Hall -United Kingdom
  • Eric "Butterbean" Esch -United States
  • Floyd "The Gentleman of Boxing" Patterson -United States Legend
  • Frank "True Brit" Bruno -United Kingdom Legend
  • Gabe Flores -United States
  • Jack "The Manassa Mauler" Dempsey -United States Legend
  • Jack "The Galveston Giant" Johnson -United States Legend
  • "Smokin'" Joe Frazier -United States Legend
  • Joe Joyce -United Kingdom
  • Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis -United States Legend
  • Justis Huni -Australia
  • Larry "The Easton Assassin" Holmes -United States Legend
  • Lucas "Big Daddy" Browne -Australia
  • Michael "The Bounty" Hunter -United States
  • "The Greatest of All Time" Muhammad Ali -United States Legend
  • Oleksandr Usyk -Ukraine
  • Riddick "Big Daddy" Bowe -United States Legend
  • Robert "The Nordic Nightmare" Helenius -Sweden
  • Rocky "The Brockton Blockbuster" Marciano -United States Legend
  • Tommy "The Duke" Morrison -United States
  • Tyson "The Gypsy King" Fury -United Kingdom
  • Vitali "Dr. Ironfist" Klitschko -Ukraine Legend
  • Wladimir "Dr. Steelhammer" Klitschko -Ukraine Legend
  • Zhilei "Big Bang" Zhang -China/United States

There will also be coaches, trainers, promoters, presenters, and more from the boxing world.

So there you have it, everything we know so far about Undisputed, formerly known as eSports Boxing Club. We will endeavor to update this article once more information about Undisputed becomes available.