WBIE announcesMortal Kombat 11, a next installment in this classic
fighting game series in development at NetherRealm Studios for release on April
23, 2019 for PC and consoles. They offer
this announce trailer,
but say a global gameplay reveal is expected on January 17th. That's not
stopping them from accepting preorders, which get underway today. Here's the
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Mortal
Kombat 11, the newest game in the award-winning franchise. The official Mortal
Kombat 11 Announce Trailer sets the stage for an epic, time bending story and
features an original music track created in collaboration with multi-platinum
selling rapper 21 Savage. Mortal Kombat 11 is developed by award-winning
NetherRealm Studios and is scheduled for release beginning April 23, 2019 for
PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 Pro computer
entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X,
Nintendo Switch™ system and PC.
The song by 21 Savage featured in the trailer is titled “Immortal” and overlays
scenes of an epic battle between two iconic characters, Dark Raiden and
Scorpion, with a tease of a new character who is at the center of Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat 11 will make its first gameplay debut at Mortal Kombat 11: The
Reveal, a highly experiential, community celebration of Mortal Kombat, taking
place at 11 a.m. PST on Jan. 17, 2019 in Los Angeles and 7 p.m. UTC in London.
Mortal Kombat 11: The Reveal will be livestreamed globally at www.twitch.tv/NetherRealm
and will feature a keynote presented by NetherRealm Studios. The event will also
include the first opportunity for hands-on with Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay,
tournaments and other Mortal Kombat themed activities.
Mortal Kombat 11 deepens and personalizes the experience unlike ever before with
an all new Custom Character Variation System that gives players the creative
control of building customized versions of the character roster. In addition,
the game will introduce a new cinematic story that continues the epic saga that
is more than 25 years in the making.
“By giving players more creative control, Mortal Kombat 11 is a testament to why
this iconic franchise is so strong and increasingly relevant after more than 25
years,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
“This game showcases NetherRealm Studios’ extensive talent to innovate and
create epic experiences for the Mortal Kombat fans and new players alike.”
“It’s exciting to finally announce Mortal Kombat 11 and showcase what the team
has been working on,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “Our
Custom Character Variation System opens up an infinite amount of options for
players to personalize their favorite fighters. We can’t wait until January when
we’ll be showing more of the game.”
Available for pre-order beginning Dec. 7 is the Mortal Kombat 11 standard
edition for $59.99 SRP.* The Mortal Kombat 11 Premium Edition is also available
for pre-order at $99.99 which includes the base game and the Kombat Pack. All
pre-orders will receive the in-game, playable character, ‘Shao Kahn’. Those who
pre-order on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One, at select retailers, will also receive
access to the beta, which will be available in March for those platforms.