NetherRealm Studios’ Mortal Kombat 1 acquired its debut gameplay on the Summer time Sport Fest Showcase, with collection co-creator Ed Boon outlining how the brand new Kameo Fighters work. A number of basic fighters like Kano, Sonya Blade, Goro and Stryker had been revealed, however others like Sub-Zero additionally function playable characters.
Does that depart a lot hope for fighters like Stryker to be playable? Sadly not. Boon spoke to Jeff Gerstmann on the latter’s podcast (transcription by EventHubs), stating, “There’s an leisure novelty of ‘Oh, it’s Stryker!’ and also you’re going to see these characters, and it will get means deeper.” When Gerstmann admitted that Stryker didn’t have to be playable (regardless of being a fan), Boon added, “Yeah, nicely, not on this sport.”
He additionally considerably confirmed that Cassie Cage and Jacquie Briggs, a part of the Kombat Youngsters from Mortal Kombat 10, wouldn’t be playable both. “The story sort of dictates who could be a important character. You already know, we now have Cassie Cage and Jacqui, the Kombat Youngsters. They’re not born but.”
Lastly, don’t count on to see each Kameo Fighter in Story Mode. “A few of these Kameos that we use aren’t within the story. It’s extra of the novelty,” mentioned Boon. It will clarify why some characters, like Ferra sans Tor, are seemingly coming again (per an Amazon Italy retail leak), regardless of the occasions of Mortal Kombat 10 being retconned.
Mortal Kombat 1 launches on September nineteenth for Xbox Sequence X/S, PS5, PC and Nintendo Change. Take a look at some new uncooked gameplay right here.