Publisher Warner Bros. Games and developer NetherRealm Studios just teased a potential reboot for their next Mortal Kombat game.
Check out the tweet below from Ed Boon:
Does anyone know what time it is? #MortalKombatpic.twitter.com/pXY2wlidde
— Ed Boon (@noobde) May 10, 2023
Here’s another video, mentioning “It is almost time”.
The teaser features an analog clock which, at the end of the video skips the 12 mark and then immediately goes to 1. This could indicate a reset or reboot of the franchise.
Adding fuel to the fire, this might also mean that we could see a more official game reveal on the horizon.
For those unaware of the franchise, Mortal Kombat is long-running fighting game franchise that started back in the early 90’s when a boom of similar genres were coming out at a rapid clip. The game made headlines particularly for its violent and bloody gameplay which saw the popular “fatality” mechanic that is now considered a pop culture staple in the industry.
Before we get a good grip with details on the upcoming game, you might want to check out our previous review for Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Kollection, which can serve as a good starting point before diving in on the reboot.
Here’s a short snippet from the review:
The plot points feel like they came straight out of a comic book with elements of time bending, face turns, hell turns, betrayals, and counter-betrayals. You’ll always be on the edge, always questioning the motives of all the players right until the end.
The production value on Mortal Kombat’s single-player story mode has been amazing, especially in the last few Mortal Kombat titles, and Aftermath is no exception. If you’re afraid that the expansion won’t live up to the original MK11 story, then you can lay your fears to rest — Aftermath is every bit as crazy and colorful.
If you don’t have vanilla MK11, you’d be more than getting your money’s worth with the Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Kollection. You get everything on Mortal Kombat 11, including previous DLC characters including Spawn and Joker, 4-ish hours of extra single-player story, 3 new characters, and all the new stages and features. It’s the perfect jumping-on point for new Mortal Kombat players.
Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Kollection Review | The Perfect Starting Point
Mortal Kombat reboot teaser video