After a lot of rumors here and there, NetherRealm studio finally came out and officially announced the new part of the Mortal Kombat series, which comes titled Mortal Kombat 1, and although the studio postponed the full disclosure of the game for the upcoming PlayStation event on May 24, the creator of the series shared with us With a few details about the game, and most importantly, will Mortal Kombat 1 complete the story of the last part of the series? Or will it offer a whole new experience.
during Kommunity Chat via TwitchSeries creator Ed Boone discussed why the new part of the Mortal Kombat series was called Mortal Kombat 1 and not Mortal Kombat 12, and Ed stated that the game would be a new beginning for the series and that it would not complete the events of the last part of the series, as the game’s characters would have Completely different roles in this new timeline, hence the reason we’re numbering the new Mortal Kombat #1.
Mortal Kombat 1 is a completely new beginning, you will see the characters reintroduced with new roles and new relationships with each other, which is the main reason why it is called Mortal Kombat 1.
“Ed Boon” was also asked about the reason for Liu Kang’s character being on the cover of the new game. Previously, the cover was topped by Scorpion, shared with many characters headed by Sub-Zero, but “Ed” stated that the new universe they are building is from the foundation of Liu Kang’s character, so The developer wanted to feature it and be on the cover of Mortal Kombat 1.
Boon also stated that there is a lot of new information about Mortal Kombat 1 coming, whether revealing new game modes, gameplay mechanics, or even taking a look at the new story, but it will be available successively. Ed Boon also confirmed that Mortal Kombat 1 was in the works. development longer than any other Mortal Kombat game.
It is noteworthy that the Mortal Kombat 1 game is officially coming on September 19th through current generation devices, Nintendo Switch and PC, and owners of Premium and Kollector versions will have access to the game five days before its official release, and the Kombat version will provide six playable characters and five characters after launch .