Mortal Kombat 1 is a fighting game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by WB Games.
It is the twelfth mainline instalment in the Mortal Kombat series, and serves as a reboot of the franchise following the events portrayed in Mortal Kombat 11.
NetherRealm Studios and WB Games will showcase a new trailer for the upcoming fighter at the event later this month.
The beta is available from August 18th to 21st for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S and features online 1v1 matches and Klassic Tower.
Mortal Kombat 1 is still shrouded in mystery, but for now, it’s fun to speculate on how events will transpire.
From the wastelands of Outworld to the familiar locales of Earthrealm, these are the best characters in the entire Mortal Kombat universe.
A fresh leak has seemingly spilled the beans on a new Invasions mode, which will see players "travel through the realms of Mortal Kombat" and face different seasonal challenges.
NetherRealm Studios also showcases Frost's various Kameo Fighter moves and her Fatality, which makes for some quick skeleton removal.
With a multitude of characters, intertwined in deep backstory, there’s scope for plenty more characters to emerge on MK1’s roster.
Sareena has also been revealed as a Kameo Fighter in Mortal Kombat 1's glorious (and bloody) new trailer.
"We continue to encourage feedback from whomever gets a chance to play these early builds," says NetherRealm boss Ed Boon.
Debuting in Mortal Kombat 11, Geras returns as the protector of the Hourglass and warns Liu Kang of "compromised" peace.
The closed beta will be available on PayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S for anyone who pre-orders the game.
Mortal Kombat X and 11 both had story modes about 5-6 hours long, but could be much longer with optional content.
The minigame was described in a recent rating for the game by Singapore's Infocomm Media Development Authority.
After confirming them for the reboot's roster with a recent trailer, NetherRealm Studios has revealed new story details for Li Mei and Baraka.
A second unreleased trailer shown exclusive at San Diego Comic-Con confirmed Reiko and Morato for the reboot's roster.
The actor, who played the superhero in the Invincible animated series, will reprise the role in NetherRealm's upcoming fighter.
Mortal Kombat 1's Kombat Pack has been revealed, starring Quan-Chi, Ermac and Takeda alongside crossover characters Homelander, Peacemaker and Omni-Man.
Check out the latest trailer for Mortal Kombat 1, which showcases the backstory for Li Mei while also giving us a look at some new gameplay.
NetherRealm Studios boss Ed Boon confirms that Mortal Kombat 1 gameplay will be shown off, in addition to some "surprises".
The panel is scheduled for this Friday, July 21, and will run from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM PT.
Previous leaks have claimed that The Boys' Homelander will be one of six post-launch characters to be released for Mortal Kombat 1.
An update to the game's website reveals brief new story details on the newly revealed Mortal Kombat 1 roster additions.
The Lin Kuei star in new gameplay, with NetherRealm's fighter out on September 19th for Xbox Series X/S, PS5, PC and Switch.
The first Kombat Kast for NetherRealm Studios' reboot is coming soon and will also feature a "discussion" on Kameo fighters.
NetherRealm Studios' Ed Boon says it will showcase additional main and Kameo fighters. The game is out on September 19th.
An update to the game's official website has revealed new narrative tidbits on the likes of Liu Kang, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Kitana, and more.
Players have discovered in the fighter's stress test that Quitalities are back, with elements of Mortal Kombat: Deception's Hara-Kiris thrown in.
However, the door isn't shut on the possibility of a new Injustice game "at all", Boon says.
Separate from the pre-order beta in August, the test will feature 1v1 multiplayer matches and a "limited" Klassic Towers mode.
Here's everything we've learned about the upcoming fighter.
"Some of these Kameos that we use are not in the story. It's more of the novelty," said series' co-creator and director Ed Boon.
Check out the different playable fighters, their moves, how stages look at dawn and dusk, and more from the recent press demo.
Check out some full matches from the upcoming Mortal Kombat 1 in all of its 4K glory in a new gameplay showcase video.
Fire God Liu Kang is gathering champions, which include Kung Lao, Johnny Cage, Kenshi, and much more in the upcoming fighter.
Tag Team battles, which were last featured in 2011's Mortal Kombat, might be making a return to the series with the upcoming reboot.
NetherRealm's "reborn" universe means that almost anyone can come back. Here are 15 legendary Kombatants we'd like to see return.
Mortal Kombat boss Ed Boon will take the stage at Summer Game Fest on June 8 for a gameplay reveal of the series' upcoming reboot.
Following the events of Mortal Kombat 11, Mortal Kombat 1 is set in a brand-new universe. Find out what the reveal trailer could mean, story-wise.
WB Games has announced that the beloved fighting franchise has sold over 80 million units since its debut over 30 years ago.
Mortal Kombat is back and starting with a clean slate. Here's what you need to know about the fighter before it releases on September 19th.
Series co-creator Ed Boon says, "This is Mortal Kombat 1. It's a new beginning," and characters will be "re-introduced with new roles."
Developed by QLOC, the PC version's minimum and recommended requirements are forgiving, though the resolution and frame rate is unknown.
Returning fighters seemingly include Quan Chi, Ermac and Takeda, while the previously rumored Peacemaker and Homelander are also present.
The Story Mode will feature a new narrative with "unexpected twists on classic rivalries and original backstories" for its cast.
The Standard Edition retails for $69.99, while the Premium Edition is $109.99 with five days early access and six new characters post-launch.
Pre-orders for the fighting game go live on May 19th at 10 AM PST and include beta access and Shang Tsung as a playable character.
NetherRealm Studios confirms the next Mortal Kombat game will be unveiled tomorrow, with a leaker claim it'll probably be with a CG trailer.
On the back of plenty of teases and leaks, Mortal Kombat boss Ed Boon seems to be hinting at an imminent announcement.
In addition to the previously-rumoured Pacemaker and Homelander, the fighting title could also feature Conan the Barbarian as a DLC character.
The fighter seems to be a reboot of the franchise, and could be announced at the rumoured upcoming PlayStation Showcase.
The game will allegedly be available for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC, and Nintendo Switch, and will retail for $70 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.
A clock ticks to "12" in the clip before an explosion causes it to skip to "1," perhaps hinting at a clean slate for the series.
Journalist Jez Corden seems to be hinting that DC's Peacemaker will feature in the upcoming fighter, and that he might be joined by The Boys' Homelander.
WB Games confirmed earlier this year that the next instalment in the fighting franchise would launch sometime in 2023.
Journalist Jez Corden has suggested that NetherRealm Studios and WB Games could unveil their next fighter soon.
Professional fighting game player SonicFox says he "anticipates" an announcement. The sequel will release later this year.
In an earnings call, Warner Bros. Discovery's Andrew Slabin revealed that the "highly-anticipated" fighting game would launch this year.
The NetherRealm Studios boss has said the studio's next game, which is rumoured to be Mortal Kombat 12, will "likely" be revealed soon.
In case anyone needed any confirmation, NetherRealm Studios boss Ed Boon says the developer's next game will be either Mortal Kombat 12 or Injustice 3.
If rumors are to be believed, the next title in NetherRealm's vaunted fighting game franchise is coming. Here are a couple of things it should have.
"It's time for Street Fighter and other great fighting games to be in the sun!" says NetherRealm Studios' chief creative officer Ed Boon.
Andrew Bowen, who played Johnny Cage in the last two Mortal Kombat games, seems to be teasing a new instalment in the series.
A prominent Mortal Kombat leaker seems to be suggesting that Reiko will return as a fighter in the series' next instalment, which is rumoured to be in development.
Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has said that revealing anything about NetherRealm's next project might land him in a lot of trouble.
NetherRealm's Jonathan Andersen recently tweeted out (and promptly deleted) an image that's most likely a deliberate tease rather than an accidental leak.
NetherRealm's Ed Boon appreciates "the enthusiasm for our next game" but says there are many variables that prevent an announcement.
Journalist Jeff Grubb says that based on what he's heard, NetherRealm's next game will be another Mortal Kombat, not Injustice 3 or a Marvel vs DC game.
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