Mortal Kombat celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, and while fans will have to wait a while to find out about developer NetherRealm’s next game, the studio is celebrating the birthday with a new video. The short video showcases the role Mortal Kombat has played over the past three decades, not only in the world of video games but also in entertainment, including the 2021 live-action film.
Additionally, Warner Bros. Games and NetherRealm announced that “Klassic Movie Raiden” is coming to Mortal Kombat Mobile today. This features the likeness and voice of actor Christopher Lambert as Raiden from the 1995 film. Players can grab this character until October 11th.
Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon recently told fans to stay patient for news on NetherRealm’s next game. Right now, the company is focused on celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Mortal Kombat franchise, he said, adding that NetherRealm will announce its next game “in due course.”
Mortal Kombat was first released in arcades on October 8, 1992, and became one of the most successful fighting game franchises in the industry. The most recent installment, Mortal Kombat 11, sold over 12 million copies as of July 2021.
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