During the Opening Night Live broadcast, Warner Bros. Games revealed General Shao and Sindel, the newest playable main characters for Mortal Kombat 1the latest installment in the acclaimed video game franchise from award-winning NetherRealm Studios.
The two new characters are introduced in a new trailer entitled Rulers of Outworld, which offers a first look at gameplay and plot elements.
As supreme ruler of Outworld’s army, General Shao has proven loyalty to his empire through countless victories in battle. He possesses a fighting style that dominates his enemies with overwhelming strength and iron will. Sindel is the ruler of Outworld who defends her family and empire by bringing her enemies to their knees with her mystical hair, piercing screams and levitation power.
The video also features Motaro and Shujinko as new cameo fighters, who can use a wide range of supportive techniques during their fights.
Mortal Kombat 1 is the latest installment in the acclaimed Mortal Kombat franchise. Developed by the award-winning NetherRealm Studios, it introduces a whole new Mortal Kombat universe with a new story and iconic heroes and villains never seen before. The game features a wide range of legendary fighters with all-new backstories including Liu Kang, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Raiden, Kung Lao, Kitana, Mileena, Shang Tsung, Johnny Cage, Kenshi, Smoke, Rain, Li Mei, Tanya, Baraka, Geras, Reptile, Ashrah, Havik, General Shao, Sindel and many more. In addition, there is a separate list of cameo fighters that can assist during a fight.
It will be released on September 19, 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam and Epic Games Store). Playable fighters Quan Chi, Ermac, and Takeda, as well as guest fighters Peacemaker, Omni-Man, and Homelander, will be included in the post-game Kombat Pack (DLC) available for pre-order now as part of the Premium Edition and Kollector’s Edition . All Mortal Kombat 1-Pre-orders include the playable character Shang Tsung.