Regardless of the subsequent NetherRealm recreation is, its reveal is alleged to be separate from the celebration plans for Mortal Kombat’s thirtieth anniversary.
Whereas the final assumption is that NetherRealm Studios’ subsequent undertaking is a brand new Mortal Kombat recreation (presumably Mortal Kombat 12), the studio itself has but to formally verify something.
One assumption could also be that NetherRealm is saving an announcement for Mortal Kombat’s thirtieth anniversary, however artistic director Ed Boon himself has dominated out the chance.
He’s absolutely conscious of followers’ anticipation for NetherRealm’s subsequent recreation, however he says that its announcement will probably be dealt with individually from the upcoming anniversary celebrations.
Boon is thought for trolling and teasing followers with considerably cryptic feedback, however he seems to be attempting to be a bit extra clear as of late, having additionally ruled out an announcement at this year’s Evo to quell peoples’ pleasure.
‘We all know a variety of you might be excited in regards to the subsequent [NetherRealm] recreation announcement and it’ll occur in due time,’ reads a latest tweet from Boon.
‘However first it’s all about 30 years of Mortal Kombat. That’s what we’re going to rejoice and deal with. Our subsequent recreation announcement will probably be separate from MK30.’
The anniversary itself is that this Saturday on October 8 and there may be already a Mortal Kombat: The thirtieth Anniversary Final Bundle for PlayStation 5 and Xbox accessible on Amazon, which comes with Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate and the 2021 film.
Nonetheless, NetherRealm doesn’t seem to have formally acknowledged it. It additionally hasn’t shared any additional celebration plans or how lengthy they may final.
This might level to the brand new recreation being unrelated to Mortal Kombat, though it doesn’t sound prefer it’ll be a brand new entry within the DC Comics combating sequence Injustice.
NetherRealm has normally alternated between the Mortal Kombat and Injustice video games, so it was initially assumed that Injustice 3 would comply with Mortal Kombat 11.
Nonetheless, Boon beforehand acknowledged that the studio had ‘broke the pattern.’ What’s extra, there was a variety of uncertainty concerning Warner Bros.’ gaming division as a result of latest merge with Discovery.
Thus, it’s been theorised that NetherRealm might have had or wished to keep away from issues with utilizing DC characters like Superman and Batman.
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