Ed Boon, creative director of NetherRealm Studios and all round Twitter tease has confirmed that the next Mortal Kombat game will be called Mortal Kombat X.
A trailer has also been released in which Sub Zero and Scorpion beat each other to death in a snowy scene, whilst Wiz Khalifa raps an track written exclusively for the game, entitled “Can’t Be Stopped.”
“Fueled by next-gen technology, Mortal Kombat X combines unparalleled, cinematic presentation with dynamic gameplay to create an unprecedented Kombat experience,” is the the description on YouTube trailer for the game.
“Mortal Kombat has always been about over-the-top, visceral fighting and with Mortal Kombat X we wanted to utilise the power of new-gen consoles to give players our most intense game yet,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios.
“The team has worked hard to make sure Mortal Kombat X delivers everything fans expect along with new characters, new game modes and an all new graphics engine.”
The game will hit PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC in 2015. Yes, you read that correctly, it’s on last-gen as well.