Following a tease from Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon, rumors round Mortal Kombat 12 have already began circulating forward of any respectable announcement from Netherrealm Studios.
Days in the past, Boon posted a brief video of a ticking clock on Twitter counting right down to one thing, and that one thing is maximum unquestionably Mortal Kombat 12. The clock virtually reaches the twelfth hour earlier than an explosion rockets it forward to land on “1.”
These days, any other Twitter account related to earlier PSN leaks, @billbil_kun, alleges that the following grizzly fighter is titled Mortal Kombat 1, making that “1” in Boon’s video turns out a little bit extra important.
As you could realize, recreation shall be to be had for Subsequent-Gen consoles handiest (whilst together with Nintendo Transfer)
Is available in 3 editions:
– Same old
– Top rate
– Kollector’s Version (Bodily handiest, now not to be had for Nintendo Transfer)
Announcement must be shut
— billbil-kun (@billbil_kun) May 11, 2023
“Subsequent Mortal Kombat recreation from NetherRealm Studios / WB Video games shall be referred to as: Mortal Kombat 1,” @ billbil_kun wrote, following up with a bulleted checklist of specifics:
- “PC, PS5, Xbox Sequence S|X, Nintendo Transfer
- Same old: 69.99$ (PS5, XB) / 59.99$ (SW)
- Top rate: 109.99$
- Kollector’s: 249.99$ (PS5, XB)”
The tweets additionally observe an respectable announcement “must be shut,” and the sport is just for this era of consoles. There is no Kollector’s Version to be had for Transfer both, and the dear package deal will handiest have a bodily free up.
Whether or not or now not the “1” within the respectable Mortal Kombat video if truth be told way one thing–like a reboot–stays unknown, as respectable channels are restricted to teasers. As soon as the rumors took off, Boon denied claims from leakers, following up with any other tweet highlighting a video from @unCAGEDgamez “shootin’ down the rumors.”
Nice video through @unCAGEDgamez shootin’ down the rumors!https://t.co/rGGULDDzvf
— Ed Boon (@noobde) May 12, 2023
Specifics like pricepoint, platform, and name is also more uncomplicated to glean from a look, however Mortal Kombat 12’s preliminary “divulge” stays the extra sudden. Closing February, the inside track Netherrealm used to be making plans any other Mortal Kombat someday this yr broke all through an profits name when a Warner Brothers executive mentioned the title through identify.
It is been 4 years since Netherrealm launched Mortal Kombat 11, despite the fact that the hot teases line up with a larger milestone celebrating the sequence’ thirtieth anniversary. The studio has additionally discussed it is running on any other undertaking, which is why it ended MK11’s DLC support, despite the fact that Netherrealm by no means introduced what that undertaking is.
Andrea Shearon is a contract contributor for IGN masking video games and leisure. She’s worn a number of hats over her seven-year occupation within the video games trade, with bylines over at Fanbyte, USA These days’s FTW, TheGamer, VG247, and RPG Website online. In finding her on Twitter (@Maajora) or the Materia Possessions podcast chatting about FFXIV, RPGs, and any sequence involving large robots.