Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that one of the most well-known fighting games in gaming history has launched its latest version. Mortal Kombat 11, from NetherRealm Studios, is now available 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.
Mortal Kombat 11 follows the events of Mortal Kombat X and introduces a time-bending narrative bringing together iconic characters from different Mortal Kombat eras. This version of Mortal Kombat also debuts the innovative Custom Character Variation System, which offers nearly infinite customization options for players, providing a deeper and more personalized experience than ever before.
David Haddad, President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment had this to say about the Mortal Kombat franchise:
After more than 25 years, the Mortal Kombat franchise has never been more relevant and continues to get stronger, thanks to the talented team at NetherRealm Studios and the passionate community. With today’s launch of Mortal Kombat 11, the NetherRealm team has created the most personalized Mortal Kombat experience yet, coupled with best-in-class gameplay, iconic characters and an immersive, cinematic story that is sure to excite both fans and new players.
Ed Boon, Creative Director at NetherRealm Studios added:
The entire team at NetherRealm Studios has been hard at work on Mortal Kombat 11, and we’re excited to see players around the world finally get their hands on the game. Mortal Kombat 11 introduces more ways to customize your favorite fighters than ever before, new gameplay modes, franchise-first characters and of course our time-bending new story that both fans and new players will enjoy.
The Mortal Kombat Story Continues
Mortal Kombat 11 continues the story of Raiden’s defeat of the evil Elder God, Shinnok. Shinnok’s defeat has drawn the ire of Kronika, the Keeper of Time, and upset her desired balance between good and evil. To restore stability in the realms, Kronika has only one option – rewind time to its beginning and restart history. Through the immersive story mode, players take on the role of various fighters from past and present Mortal Kombat eras, who must join forces to defeat Shao Khan’s Outworld armies and solve the temporal crisis at stake.
Mortal Kombat 11 Features
- All New Story Mode
- All-New Custom Character Variation System
- New & Returning Fan-Favorite Characters
- More Modes, Challenges & Rewards
- All-New Crushing Blows & Iconic Fatalities
Mortal Kombat 11 also features a robust roster of new and returning fighters with unique abilities and Fatalities. UFC champion, Olympic medalist and WWE superstar, Ronda Rousey, takes on the role of Sonya Blade, alongside multiple fan-favorite characters, including Scorpion, Raiden, Sub-Zero, Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Johnny Cage, Cassie Cage, Jax Briggs, Jacqui Briggs, Kitana, Skarlet, Baraka, Kano, D’Vorah, Kabal, Jade, Erron Black, Kotal Kahn, Noob Saibot, Frost and Shao Kahn. They are joined by a variety of franchise-first fighters such as Geras; a powerful servant of Kronika who can manipulate time; Cetrion, the Elder Goddess of Virtue and Guardian of Life; and The Kollector, a corrupt enforcer and loyal associate of Shao Kahn.
Mortal Kombat 11 includes multiple modes for all players, including the Towers of Time, which builds upon NetherRealm’s past gameplay experiences and allows players to test their skills through various challenges, providing more ways than ever to continue the fight. The Krypt also makes a return as part of Shang Tsung’s mysterious island, allowing players to explore and interact with the environment in new ways while unlocking rewards that can be used in other modes of the game.
Mortal Kombat 11 Pricing
- The Mortal Kombat 11 Standard edition is available for $59.99 (SRP)
- The Mortal Kombat 11 Premium Edition is available for $99.99 (SRP)
- includes the base game and the Kombat Pack which features six new downloadable content (DLC) playable characters
- one-week early access to DLC characters
- seven exclusive character skins and seven sets of gear.
- The Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector’s Edition is available for $299.99 (SRP)
- includes the main game, Kombat Pack
- Scorpion mask bust
- exclusive steel case
- commemorative magnet coin and authenticity plate
Shang Tsung is one of six playable DLC fighters included in the Kombat Pack. Actor Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa is lending his voice and likeness to the popular character that he portrayed in the classic 1998 Mortal Kombat film.
Mobile Go Mobile With Mortal Kombat
Players can also experience Mortal Kombat Mobile, available as a free download on the App Store and Google Play. Players can link Mortal Kombat 11 to the mobile game and unlock a special pack with a guaranteed Mortal Kombat 11 character. To learn more, follow Mortal Kombat Mobile on Twitter (@MKMobileGame) and Facebook (MKMobileGame).
For More Information
To learn more about Mortal Kombat 11, please visit www.mortalkombat.com or join the community conversation on Facebook (MortalKombat), Instagram (@MortalKombat), Twitter (@MortalKombat), Twitch (NetherRealm), YouTube (Mortal Kombat), Discord (MortalKombat) or Reddit (MortalKombat).