Mortal Kombat enthusiasts are in for a treat as NetherRealm announces the beta dates, characters, stages, and Kameo Fighters for the much-anticipated Mortal Kombat 1.
This beta test is available to those who have pre-ordered the highly awaited fighting game.
Beta Test Details
The Mortal Kombat 1 beta test is slated to take place from August 18 to August 21, exclusively for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X gamers who have pre-ordered the game.
The beta test will feature six playable characters:
- Liu Kang
- Johnny Cage
Additionally, there will be four Kameo Fighters to choose from, namely:
The Teahouse and Johnny Cage’s Mansion stages will be available for Mortal Kombat 1 pre-order beta testers to battle it out.
The Anticipation for Mortal Kombat 1
Since its initial announcement, Mortal Kombat 1 has been the subject of immense anticipation. This ambitious reboot of the Mortal Kombat timeline will feature a blend of returning fighters, brand-new characters, and some high-profile guest fighters as DLC.
The Mortal Kombat 1 DLC lineup includes Omni-Man, Homelander, and Peacemaker, although they will not be featured in the beta test.
More Characters and Stages in the Full Release
The full release of Mortal Kombat 1 will offer more playable characters, Kameo Fighters, and stages. The beta is merely a glimpse of what fans can expect.
The full Mortal Kombat 1 base game roster includes:
- Kung Lao
There may be even more Mortal Kombat 1 base game roster members, although they have yet to be revealed.
Pre-ordering Mortal Kombat 1 not only grants fans access to the August 18-August 21 beta test but also includes longtime MK villain Shang Tsung.
Those who choose not to pre-order Mortal Kombat 1 will still have the option of purchasing Shang Tsung separately if they wish.
Long-Term Support and Future Updates
NetherRealm plans on supporting Mortal Kombat 1 for a considerable duration, so fans can anticipate plenty of updates and possibly even more DLC beyond the initial Kombat Pack.
Potential Mortal Kombat 1 Kombat Pack 2 DLC characters have already leaked online, making it intriguing to see if these leaked characters end up making it into the game.
Mortal Kombat 1 is set to launch on September 19 for PC, PS5, Switch, and Xbox Series X. For PC users, here are its system requirements revealed.