San Diego Comic-Con was the stage for the unveiling of new playable characters from Mortal Kombat 1, the new chapter in the famous fighting video game saga developed by Warner Bros. Games and NetherRealm Studios. During the event, downloadable content and details about the game’s story and gameplay were also revealed.
The new playable characters of Mortal Kombat 1
Among the new playable characters, they stand out Li Mei, Tanya e Baraka, who are part of the Umgadi, a group of warrior priestesses dedicated to the protection of the Outrealm’s royal family. The Umgadi are the protagonists of a new trailer that shows their skills in combat and their role in the story of the game.
Li Mei she is a former member of the Umgadi who now works as an officer in the Outrealm police force and who has a number of magical abilities at her disposal. Tanya instead she is the leader of the Umgadi, she is a skilled fighter and one of the most trusted members of the order. In the end Baraka he is an outcast from the Tarkat plague that turned him into a deadly monster, now leading the other oppressed people of the Outrealm into battle.
The Kombat Pack
The six playable characters that will be part of the downloadable content (DLC) have also been announced Kombat Pack, which will arrive at a time after the launch of the game. The Kombat Pack will include Klassic Fighters Quan Chi, Ermac e Takeda Takahashialong with the new wrestlers Peacemaker, Omni-Man e Patriota. Peacemaker is a character from the DC film Suicide Squad and from the Peacemaker series. Omni-Man is a character from the original Invincible comic book and animated series, while Patriot is a character from The Boys series.
The DLC will also include a skin Jean-Claude Van Damme per Johnny Cage, with the look and voice of the Belgian actor. In addition, the game will also have Kameo fighters, or characters who can provide their aid in battles with a variety of support moves. Among the Kameo wrestlers there will be Ferra, Johnny Cage, Khameleon, Mavado e Tremor.
Mortal Kombat 1 is the latest installment in the critically acclaimed video game franchise from award-winning NetherRealm Studios and features a revamped Mortal Kombat universe, with an all-new story and never-before-seen reimagined take on iconic heroes and villains. The game features a large cast of legendary fighters with completely rewritten pasts, including Liu Kang, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Raiden, Kung Lao, Kitana, Mileena, Shang Tsung, Johnny Cage, Kenshi, Smoke and more.
Mortal Kombat 1 will arrive on September 19, 2023 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC (via Steam and Epic Games Store). In all pre-orders of Mortal Kombat 1 Shang Tsung will be included as a playable character. Finally, who will pre-order the game for PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S. will also receive access to the beta of Mortal Kombat 1available in August.