Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon wants everyone to pause while waiting for an imminent announcement of a new entry in his fighting game franchises. Specifically, he says that he doesn’t expect to see a new game from NetherRealm Studios at The Game Awards next week.
Boon possibly wanted to get ahead of any predictions for Mortal Kombat 12 since his studio unveiled the 11th installment at The Game Awards in 2018. History won’t repeat itself this time, NetherRealm’s creative director made clear on Twitter.
4 years ago at the Game Awards we managed to make a surprise announcement for MK11, which turned out great.
Perhaps too good, since many assumed we would repeat that trick for our next game.
Thanks for the anticipation, but we’re not quite ready to announce the next NRS game yet.?
—Ed Boon (@noobde)
This reinforces what Boon said in October. He explained thatbefore any announcement of a new game. That would come in due time.
That being said, a new mobile game calledin October. It’s an RPG in which players “build a team of fighters from a vast roster of characters and unleash them in massive, real-time group battles,” according to Warner Bros. The game is planned for release next year.
The most recent entry in the series,as of July 2021.
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