Gamers are skeptical of a possible revelation that claims to provide information about the forthcoming Mortal Kombat 12’s scheduled debut and plot. There have been a variety of rumors floating around because NetherRealm Productions stated that it will no longer be supporting Mortal Kombat 11 previous summertime, including rumors of a fresh Injustice project or a Marvel-themed combat adventure.
There have been several rumors, employment advertisements, and sometimes ambiguous social media messages from NetherRealm employees that have all pointed to Mortal Kombat 12 being the producer’s upcoming major endeavor.
There’s No Confirmed Launch Date
According to the latest reports, the 12th entry in the long-running franchise is in production, although no formal publication date has been given. For those that checked in to The Game Awards last year hoping for an MK-related revelation, the title was nowhere to be found among the numerous intriguing video game commercials as well as trophy ceremonies.
Ed Boon was also expected to make an announcement regarding the title at his Hall of Fame acceptance statement at the DICE Awards in February, but he laughed regarding it on Twitter after not mentioning his company’s suspected development at the ceremony.
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New rumors have surfaced about the title’s narrative, lineup, and even launch window, according to the latest source. According to a tweet from Gaming Updates and Countdowns, the upcoming MK 12 release would be a “subsequent relaunch with the fresh ensemble,” which is what the person described.
“A revamped gaming technology” and “Spring 2023” are both mentioned as possible launch dates for Mortal Kombat 12, according to this source. Mortal Kombat is getting a relaunch, however, there is no additional information regarding what that means or what kind of new technology it would operate on, and most commentators are skeptical of Gaming Updates and Countdowns’ assertions owing to a dearth of reference.
Netherrealm Studios are working on a new Mortal Kombat – Mortal Kombat XII.
– The game will be another reboot with new characters
– will be running on a new engine
– released in Spring 2023 pic.twitter.com/iCp1PgVALY
— Gaming Updates and Countdowns I 🎮 (@Onion00048) May 1, 2022
According to these reports, the upcoming Mortal Kombat release would be a relaunch in the manner of 2011’s Mortal Kombat 9, although they clash with prior speculations claiming the upcoming MK title would be a refurbished compilation of the past 3 titles with no fresh squad changes as well as the earlier visiting players missing out.
The current Mortal Kombat movie’s Cole Young has been rumored to join the canonical narrative, including the likes of Reiko from MK4 and WWE icons Mick Foley and Kane as visiting figures.