Mortal Kombat 1 is where the God of Fire Liu Kang reincarnated the Mortal Kombat universe. This is a new era for the franchise, which promises to bring a new battle system, game modes, and plenty of fatality.
The game will have a completely new story with other versions of many familiar faces like Liu Kang, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Raiden, Kung Lao, Kitana, Mileena, Shang Tsung, Johnny Cage and many more. . Players can also choose fellow gladiators from the cast of Kameo to assist in combat.
Kameo Fighters is a roster of companion characters whose purpose is to assist the player in battles, creating a wide range of gameplay possibilities. These characters will not overlap with the main gladiator roster.
The Netherrealm Story mode also returns with a new story, containing “twists” on classic confrontations and side stories about legendary warriors. Details about online and offline modes will be revealed soon. Players do not need an internet connection to experience Mortal Kombat 1, but certain modes and features will still require a network connection.
Mortal Kombat 1 will launch on September 19 on PC, PS5, Switch, and Xbox Series X/S. Those who purchase the Premium Edition or the Kollector Edition will have early access to the game, starting on September 14. Both the Standard Edition and the Premium Edition will be available in physical and digital versions for the same price, $69.99 USD and $109.99 USD respectively. The Premium Edition will include all of the content from the Standard Edition, plus the Kombat Pack, Early Access, and 1,250 Dragon Krystal (in-game currency).
According to Amazon, Quan Chi, Omni Man, Ermac, Takeda, Peacemaker, and Homelander will appear in MK1 as playable characters via the Kombat Pack. In addition, the publisher also said that Johnny Cage, Tremor, Khameleon, Mavado, and Ferra will be in the cast of Kameo characters, and Cage will debut as Jean Claude Van Damme.