Mortal Kombat 11 Looks Awesome in First Screenshots; Will Include New Characters

Mortal Kombat 11 Revealed at The Game Awards, Beta and Pre-Order Bonus To Come Soon

Tonight at the 2018 Game Awards, Netherrealm Studios head Ed Boon took the stage to announce the victor of the best sports or racing game award, but sgave us a trailer for Mortal Kombat XI instead-complete with an April 23 global launch date.

The spine-ripping, heart-stabbing, tooth-smashing, face-eating supernatural superkillers of Mortal Kombat will return next year in Mortal Kombat 11, announced today.

After E3 2018 came and went without any word from developer NetherRealm Studios, many thought that any hope for a new Mortal Kombat was premature.

The original Mortal Kombat was first released in 1992 and has seen 10 major releases since. Following the game's announcement, a press release was sent out that divulged new information about one of Mortal Kombat 11's most notable features: its custom character variation system.

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Mortal Kombat 11 will also include another chapter in the series' trademark cinematic story mode, continuing the "epic saga" that's been more than 25 years in the making.

The song playing during the Mortal Kombat 11 trailer is called Immortal by 21 Savage.

21 Savage is releasing his new album called I Am I Was later tonight but he's also got a nice placement with the iconic game, Mortal Kombat.

Pre-orders have already started for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC - giving you exclusive access to a beta and the Shao Kahn character.

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