Earlier today, Ed Boon, Director of Netherealm Studios, announced via Twitter that the next Mortal Kombat game will be titled Mortal Kombat X. There had been a countdown going through various tweets prior to the announcement and his Twitter feed showed his various responses to people speculating about whether his pictures were hinting at a Mortal Kombat crossover game or simply the next entry in the franchise. Any and all confusion was removed when he posted this tweet:
The name of the game is "Mortal Kombat X"—
Ed Boon (@noobde) June 02, 2014
There was also a trailer released alongside this announcement, provided below for your viewing pleasure.
The game has been given a vague release date of 2015 for the Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, and PC. What do you think of the announcement and trailer? Does it spark your interest in the title, are you waiting for more details, or do you have no interest in the title? Let us know below!
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