Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon says NetherRealm’s subsequent game “will make a lot more sense”

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The combating game group is eagerly awaiting the subsequent game from Mortal Kombat and Injustice developer NetherRealm. There was quite a lot of hypothesis about which franchise the developer would return to, however studio head Ed Boon might need simply thrown us a curveball.

While talking with GameInformer about his Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame induction, Boon was requested point-blank about what’s subsequent for NetherRealm. “I can say that for 10 years, we were releasing Mortal Kombat and Injustice, Mortal Kombat and Injustice,” he started. “When we broke that pattern, there was a lot of speculation of what we would be doing next.” Boon is referring to the Mortal Kombat 12 affirmation that “leaked” a couple of month in the past. This represents a break from the sample: Mortal Kombat 11 was the studio’s earlier launch, main many to consider a brand new Injustice title was subsequent.

“I can tell you there was a reason for it,” he continued. “When we announce our next game, it’ll make a lot more sense. At this point, I’ll get in a lot of trouble if I say anything more.” This little bit of his response is sort of fascinating, as he appears to be implying that there’s extra to MK 12 than ‘just another’ Mortal Kombat game. That game’s sly announcement included new artwork for Wonder Woman and an Injustice 2 rendering of Darkseid, however followers are additionally predicting a doable Marvel crossover.

While you await an official announcement, you possibly can all the time play NetherRealm’s earlier game. Mortal Kombat 11 is on the market on Game Pass for Xbox and PC for any subscriber who needs to provide it a go.