This year marks 25 years since Mortal Kombat debuted back in 1992. Warner Bros. Interactive and NeatherRealm Studios are coming together to celebrate the momentous occasion with a bunch of events and in-game activities.
First up is the ‘Celebrate 25 Years Of Mortal Kombat’ Panel at New York Comic Con this weekend. The panel takes place this Sunday, October 8th, 2017 from 1:30-2:30 in Room 1A24 of the Javits Center. Moderated by Geoff Keighley, the panel will include the original team behind the very first Mortal Kombat game; Ed Boon, John Tobias, Dan Forden, and John Vogel. So if you’re heading to NYCC this weekend, this panel is not one to miss.
Next is the NetherRealm Studios’ Mobile Games Mortal Kombat 25th Anniversary In-Game Content. Today, October 5, Injustice 2, Mortal Kombat X, Injustice: Gods Among Us and WWE Immortals for mobile devices will receive Mortal Kombat anniversary in-game content introducing new and exciting characters for players to collect.
- Injustice 2 for mobile adds Mortal Kombat’s God of Thunder Raiden, allowing players to battle the deity in Challenge Mode. Raiden can be won in premium chests or purchased directly in a special offer.
- Mortal Kombat X for mobile adds Shao Kahn the Konqueror in full Diamond tier regalia. Players can also step up and battle against two new versions of Goro, the four-armed undefeated champion for 500 years. In addition, fans can gear up for intense raid-style combat in the all new Relic Hunt feature.
- Injustice: Gods Among Us for mobile adds the dangerous assassin Scorpion to its line-up.
- WWE Immortals pays homage to Mortal Kombat as WWE Superstar Xavier Woods suits up as classic Mortal Kombat character Raiden.
Lastly there are the Mortal Kombat X 25th Anniversary Living Towers. Mortal Kombat X is unveiling new Living Tower challenges through Oct. 9 that are themed to previous Mortal Kombat releases: Mortal Kombat 1-4,Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks and Mortal Kombat (2011).