‘Mortal Kombat 1’ Provides a Fresh New Look on the Beloved Franchise

Credit: NetherRealm Studios

After celebrating 30 years, Warner Brothers and Netherrealm Studios present a new era of fighting with the latest re-introduction to the MK franchise: Mortal Kombat 1. With new game modes, mechanics, and characters, get ready to explore a new world and timeline.

With notable actors and actresses such as Megan Fox, J.K. Simmons, and John Cena joining the lineup, fans can play and fight against licensed characters from the various franchises. From Homelander and Omni-Man to Peacemaker and Johnny’s Jean-Claude Van Damme exclusive skin, get ready for a new round of gruesome and devastating Fatalities with your friends. Although the Kombat Pack does not yet have a release date, fans can expect updates in early 2024.

Credit: Warner Bros. Games

New Fighting System and Game Mechanics

Mortal Kombat 1 now offers a new game system for single players called Invasion. In this progression-based mode, players can explore the realms and complete challenges where they can experiment with customizations of characters and playing styles. Additionally, this installment introduces a Kameo Fighting system. This allows players to tag team fights with a wingman for backup. 

Mortal Kombat 1 is available for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and for PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store. You can view the trailer below.

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