A new teaser for something related to Mortal Kombat has come up, suggesting that Mortal Kombat 12 news could be on the horizon. The video may even hint at the possibility of a franchise reboot, though details remain sketchy at this point.
In the video posted on the official Mortal Kombat Twitter account, and also by the co-creator of Mortal Kombat ed boon–you can see a clock counting from nine to 11. But once it reaches 12? The hour hand skips that number and returns directly to one o’clock on the clock.
In the Mortal Kombat timeline, this actually makes sense, since that game ended with a major tease of a major reboot. In case you haven’t played the story mode of that game yet, you can skip the next two paragraphs if you want to avoid spoilers.
2019’s Mortal Kombat 11 saw Kronika, the elder god of time, try to create a new reality. After several chronal shenanigans in the previous games, Kronika’s attempt to rewrite history was ultimately thwarted, and in the game’s canonical ending and its expansion Aftermath, Fire God Liu Kang takes control of Kronika’s hourglass and uses it. to forge a new era for the Mortal Kombat Universe.
After dealing with Shang Tsung once and for all, Kang manages to create a new timeline and travels back in time to meet and train Kung Lao’s ancestor, the Great Kung Lao, for the upcoming Mortal Kombat tournaments.
This isn’t the first teaser for a new Mortal Kombat from developer NetherRealm, as the studio hid a possible hint about the game. in a recent video celebrating 30 years of the franchise. During the Warner Bros. Q1 2023 earnings call, Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav also casually mentioned a new Mortal Kombat game aiming for a 2023 release date. There is no shortage of events where a new Mortal Kombat game could be announced, such as the Schedule not E3 for the coming months includes Summer Games Fest and Gamescom Opening Night Live.
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