Mortal Kombat X Releasing on April 14, 2015, Goro Confirmed Playable

By on September 5, 2014 at 7:59 am
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We’ve been hearing about this upcoming addition to the long-running Mortal Kombat franchise for a while now, and as of this morning fans of the series finally have a date to look forward to. Mark your calendars, ladies and gentlemen, because the brawl is set to start April 14, 2015. The title will be released simultaneously for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.

Additionally, NetherRealm Studios has confirmed that Goro will be playable for anyone who pre-orders the title. The four-armed fighter hasn’t made his way into the hands of players for several iterations of this long-running franchise, but certainly caused quite a few headaches for anyone who worked their way up the Challenge Tower in 2011’s Mortal Kombat. Something about that armor…

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Press Release

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today confirmed that Mortal Kombat™ X, in development by NetherRealm Studios, is scheduled for release worldwide beginning April 14, 2015. The game will be available for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

Legendary series character Goro has also been announced as a retail pre-order exclusive. Making his first appearance in more than eight years, Goro, the feral, four-armed Shokan warrior will be available day of launch as a playable combatant to those who pre-order Mortal Kombat Xthrough an exclusive UK retailer.

Mortal Kombat Xis NetherRealm Studios’ next highly anticipated installment in its legendary, critically acclaimed fighting game franchise that propels the iconic franchise into a new generation. The game combines cinematic presentation with all new gameplay to deliver the most brutal Kombat experience ever, offering a new fully-connected experience that launches players into a persistent online contest where every fight matters in a global battle for supremacy. For the first time, Mortal Kombat Xgives players the ability to choose from multiple variations of each character impacting both strategy and fighting style. Players step into an original story showcasing some of the game’s most prolific characters including Scorpion and Sub-Zero, while introducing new challengers that represent the forces of good and evil and tie the tale together.

For more information about Mortal Kombat X, please visit www.mortalkombat.com and www.facebook.com/MortalKombat.

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Source: NetherRealm Studios via Gamasutra