Four-Armed Character Also Returns.
Warner Bros. has officially announced a release date for "Mortal Kombat X." The game will be released worldwide on April 14, 2015 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC.
The announcement came along with other news that was released on the anticipated upcoming game, in which a classic four-armed character would be returning. Goro is set to be a pre-order exclusive character for the fans who are willing to shell out the cash prior to its release.
"Mortal Kombat X" marks his first appearance is a playable fighter since 2006's "Mortal Kombat: Armageddon."
The announcement also gave insight on how the online portion of the upcoming game will function once it has been released. Warner Bros. stated that the game will offer “a new fully-connected experience that launches players into a persistent online contest where every fight matters in a global battle for supremacy.”
Warner Bros. stated that the new game will deliver the "most brutal Kombat experience ever." For the first time in the history of the series, players can choose from multiple variations of each fighter, which impacts what strategies you'll use.
At this year’s Gamescom conference NeatherRealm released further details about what players can expect in Mortal Kombat X.
The game will also feature classic characters from previous games over the course of its history with "Mortal Kombat" characters such as Scorpion, Raiden, Kano, and others. In addition, new characters coming to "Mortal Kombat X" include Cassie Cage (daughter of Sonya Blade and Johnny Cage), Kotal Kahn, Ferra-Torr, and D’Vorah.
Each of the game’s fighters will have three different fighting style variations for players to chose from. These variations include different special moves and abilities. In addition, it was announced that the previous versions of fatalities would also be returning to the game, where players can shake hands, turn the character into a baby, or erase them from the screen.
Mortal Combat X‘s story will take place 25 years after the events seen in 2011′s Mortal Kombat reboot.
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“Mortal Kombat has always been about over-the-top, visceral fighting and with Mortal Kombat X we wanted to utilize the power of new-gen consoles to give players our most intense game yet,” said Ed Boon, creative director for NetherRealm. “The team has worked hard to make sure Mortal Kombat X delivers everything fans expect along with new characters, new game modes, and an all new graphics engine.”