Mortal Kombat is a fan favorite franchise, however the gamers haven’t acquired any new content material from the studios for a very long time. The final Mortal Kombat was the eleventh iteration of the sport and it was launched in 2019. It’s 2022 now and NetherRealm Studios haven’t talked about something about what they could be engaged on.
Fortunately in these conditions, leaks are the participant’s greatest buddy these days, as builders turn out to be extra reserved concerning the initiatives they’re engaged on. There’s a new leak that has arrived on 4chan, concerning the upcoming Mortal Kombat recreation. This can be a leak and doesn’t come from an official supply, so gamers ought to take this data with a grain of salt.
The leak comes from a 4chan consumer, NotYourDaddy and it begins with speaking about what NetherRealm Studios has been upto since so lengthy. The consumer first talks about NetherRealm shelving Kombat Pack 3 for engaged on a brand new adventure-brawler fashion IP, which they labored on for 1 and a half years earlier than shelving it too.
This shelving has been accomplished because the studios have now began growing the subsequent recreation for the franchise, Mortal Kombat 12. He mentions that this recreation goes to be yet one more reboot, with Liu Kang now within the Raiden mentor function. This is what he acknowledged concerning the story of the brand new recreation and the brand new Krypt options coming to the most recent iteration of Mortal Kombat:
The principle protagonist is Kung Lao’s ancestor and the extra well-known Kung Lao doesn’t seem within the recreation. Amongst 8 different new characters embrace Goro’s father, Gorbak, Sonya’s father solely generally known as Common Blade, an African Lin Kuei named Hydro and a brand new Outworld creature named Mari. The brand new Boss and Sub-boss are new Titans; Tithon and Sojo.
The brand new Krypt options a number of new areas to discover; The Wu Shi Academy, The Dwelling Fortress and Shinnok’s Spire. The Krypt now options fight together with your character having particular strikes discovered from sure Mortal Kombat characters. These enemies can generally drop new gear that you should use to customise your Krypt character to make them distinctive to you.
He additionally states that the primary roster will encompass 29 characters, together with a pre-order unique. He tells the gamers that they need to count on plenty of DLCs for Mortal Kombat 12, because the pandemic didn’t permit the studios to do the identical for the earlier recreation. He states that there will likely be nearly 4-5 DLC packs with 3 characters being offered in every pack for the sport.
He lastly talks concerning the engine it’s being developed on and the doable launch date for the sport. He talks concerning the recreation being run on a more recent engine, that hasn’t been utilized by NetherRealm earlier than. He states that this engine will likely be kind of a modified model of Unreal Engine 4. In line with the consumer, the discharge time for Mortal Kombat 12 has been scheduled for 2023 Spring.