Mortal Kombat 12 was introduced a bit sooner than supposed, due to a untimely reveal from Warner Bros. After a couple of months of nothing, NetherRealm Studios have lastly began dropping teaser trailers. Although they’re quick, the implications are huge. Everyone seems to be questioning if Mortal Kombat 12 can be a reboot, a remaster, or if the sport could have a very new plot and story we have now by no means seen earlier than.
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The primary was a 10-second clip on the finish of a video celebrating the franchise’s 30th anniversary. It recommended that the upcoming sport would comply with Mortal Kombat 11 and its growth, Aftermath. The second teaser gave us a bit extra perception.
The Second Teaser and What It Might Imply
On 10 Could, NetherRealm Studios posted the brand new teaser trailer to a number of social media accounts captioned, “It’s virtually time.” Viewers are proven a closeup shot of a clock’s second hand because it ominously ticks from 9 to 11. A line of faint flecks of color, probably meant to symbolize the sand from the hourglass, is slowly flowing in the wrong way. Because the hand reaches 11, it begins shaking, virtually as if one thing received’t enable it to land on the 12 earlier than touchdown at 1.
After all, as quickly as their trailer hit the web, followers started theorising about what this might imply for the subsequent sport. They already knew Mortal Kombat 12 could be a reboot, as each victorious character in Mortal Kombat 11 and Aftermath recreates the world.
Liu Kang is canonically victorious in Aftermath and manages to erase Shang Tsung and get well the Crown of Souls. As soon as he reforges his New Period, he visits the Shaolin temple, the place he meets and trains the Nice Kung Lao, an ancestor of Kung Lao, to be his champion in Mortal Kombat.
These teaser trailers have additional confirmed what many followers had come to suspect. The query is, will it’s a reboot/remaster of a number of beloved video games or the beginning of a completely new universe? Sadly, followers will simply have to attend till extra particulars drop.
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Followers went wild over the trailer and both began discussing it or screaming at NetherRealm Studios to launch the subsequent trailer. A number of calmer ones started speaking in regards to the set-up of the upcoming sport and which characters they wished to see. @Brule_64 was significantly eager about Kabal’s return, insisting they’d flip “if he ain’t within the subsequent sport”. Those that suppose the subsequent sport can be a reboot of the originals hope that the builders use 3D combating as a substitute of 2D combating.
Others had been extra within the story that will comply with, with followers like @Waheath saying, “I hope it’s not a reboot however a prequel. As seen in MK11 ending, Liu Kang flip into Fireplace God and went again in time to see The Nice Kung Lao. Hopefully we are able to see some characters’ ancestors, like founding father of Shirai Ryu/ Lin Kuei or youthful Raiden/Fujin.”
Followers anticipate to listen to extra from NetherRealm Studios fairly quickly, as a number of business insiders have hinted there can be an enormous reveal later this month, probably throughout a rumoured PlayStation Showcase.
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- A brand new teaser trailer dropped.
- It encompasses a close-up of a ticking clock that skips over 12, hinting at a reboot.
- Whereas some followers simply need to see the return of their favorite characters, others need to see a brand new story.