After a few teases, Mortal Kombat 1 was announced and ushered in a new era for its warriors by wiping out the leaderboards.
Following up on the conclusion of both Mortal Kombat 11 and its Aftermath expansion, Liu Kang is now an almighty fire god that rules over the reset timeline he created. Despite creating a peaceful new era, danger still lurks in its ugly head. The extremely violent cinematic trailer gives us glimpses of familiar faces (most of them masked), though expect new twists and turns in classic confrontations.
According to an official press release, the following fighters have been confirmed so far:
- Liu Kang
- Shang Tsung (pre-order bonus)
Mortal Kombat 1 will include a new cinematic story campaign and introduce a new feature called Kameo Fighter, a unique roster of partner warriors that aid players in matches.
“Mortal Kombat 1 marks a new beginning for the franchise and we are extremely excited to be sharing this original story and new classic characters with our fans,” said Ed Boon. , the head of the NetherRealm studio said in a press release. “We are also introducing our Kameo Fighter system, which offers a unique roster of partner characters, and we look forward to launching this feature and many new elements of the game very soon. play.”
Mortal Kombat 1 will launch on September 19 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, and PC. Pre-orders start tomorrow, May 19, granting you playable Shang Tsung and access to an early beta that starts in August. There are three versions of the game:
Standard Edition – $69.99
Premium version – $109.99
- Base game
- Early access on September 14
- 1,250 dragon crystals
- The Kombat pack features a Jean-Claude Van Damme character skin for Johnny Cage and early access to six playable post-launch fighters and five Kameo fighters
Kollector’s Edition – $249.99
- All content Premium Version
- 16.5 inch Liu Kang sculpture designed by Coarse
- Liu Kang character skin
- Three exclusive art prints
- steel shell
- 1,450 additional dragon crystals (2,700 total)
What do you think of this first look at Mortal Kombat 1? Which warrior would you like to see on the list? Let us know in the comments section!