The subsequent Mortal Kombat recreation won’t be what you count on. NetherRealm and WB Video games have unveiled Mortal Kombat 1, a “reborn” tackle the collection that guarantees new combating mechanics and recreation modes. Whereas most particulars are below wraps, you will see many well-known characters in addition to “Kameo Fighters” that will help you mid-battle. And sure, the gore stays intact — because the teaser trailer beneath signifies, you possibly can count on loads of fatalities.
Mortal Kombat 1 arrives September nineteenth for PC (through Epic and Steam), PS5, Change and Xbox Collection X/S. Pre-order prospects get entry to a beta in August. A $110 digital Premium Version will supply early entry to the sport (September 14th), a Johnny Cage pores and skin made to resemble actor Jean-Claude Van Damme and early entry to playable characters and Kameo Fighters after they arrive post-launch. Should you’re actually devoted, a $250 bodily Kollector’s Version will embrace a 16.5-inch Liu Kang sculpture in addition to an identical in-game pores and skin, artwork prints and a particular case.
The reboot is in step with the ending of Mortal Kombat 11 and its Aftermath add-on. Nevertheless, it is also clearly positioned as a chance to rethink the gameplay and story. It is only a query of how a lot has modified. Not that this reinvention comes as a lot of a shock given what rivals are doing — Capcom can be shaking up its system with the World Tour mode in Road Fighter 6.