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September 17, 2023

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Scene from “Mortal Kombat 1.”
Scene from “Mortal Kombat 1.”Warner Bros. Games

Warner Bros. Games has announced “Mortal Kombat 1,” the latest installment in the acclaimed video game franchise, is now available for early access on PlayStation 5 (PS5), Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch system and PC as part of the Premium Edition. The “Mortal Kombat 1 Standard Edition” will launch worldwide Sept. 19. 

Developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, “Mortal Kombat 1” introduces a new beginning for the franchise with a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe created by Fire God Liu Kang, featuring heroes and villains reimagined as they’ve never been seen before. The genre-defining Story mode provides a fresh cinematic narrative with new relationships, unexpected twists on classic rivalries and original backstories for a wide-ranging cast of characters. 

“Mortal Kombat 1” extends the single-player offering with the debut of Invasions, a progression-based mode where gamers can traverse the realms via an interactive map, experiment with different character builds and complete numerous challenges to earn a variety of rewards, all built on a themed six-week seasonal schedule. 

The “Mortal Kombat 1 Premium Edition” is available now for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam and Epic Games Store), and includes early access to the game along with the post-launch downloadable content (DLC) Kombat Pack and 1250 Dragon Krystals (in-game currency). The Kombat Pack includes a Johnny Cage character skin with the voice and likeness of actor and martial artist, Jean-Claude Van Damme (available now), early access to playable fighters, Quan Chi, Ermac, Takeda, Peacemaker, Omni-Man and Homelander (available post-launch) and Kameo Fighters, Ferra, Johnny Cage, Khameleon, Mavado and Tremor (available post-launch). The “Mortal Kombat 1 Standard Edition” (physical and digital) can be preordered on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam and Epic Games Store) and will be available Sept. 19. All pre-orders will receive Shang Tsung as an in-game playable character. 

Related:WB Shop Reveals Merch Inspired by New ‘Mortal Kombat 1’ Video Game

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