In what seems to be a staged leak, NetherRealm Studios has teased the inevitable Mortal Kombat 12.
A now-deleted tweet by senior manufacturing supervisor Jonathan Andersen confirmed some art work mendacity at his work desk, intentionally organized to indicate a teeny tiny little bit of his desktop. Zooming in on the desktop exhibits a reference to Mortal Kombat 12 together with an e mail that states how franchise followers “eagerly scrape the web for any hint.”
When to anticipate Mortal Kombat 12
As quickly as followers realized that Andersen’s photograph was staged, he appreciated a tweet that prompt this wasn’t a tease, quite a joke aimed in direction of keen Mortal Kombat followers. However let’s face it, Mortal Kombat 12 is all however confirmed. It’s solely a query of when.
If NetherRealm’s launch sample is something to go by, Mortal Kombat 12 must be revealed this yr and it would launch someday in 2023. However that is simply hypothesis and Covid has been battering launch schedules so nothing is for certain.
What about Injustice?
All of this begs the query of Injustice‘s launch. The very last thing we heard in regards to the franchise was a rumor claiming that NetherRealm is prioritizing the discharge of Mortal Kombat 12 over Injustice amid uncertainty surrounding its future.
For the uninitiated, reviews emerged final yr that Warner Bros. was seeking to offload NetherRealm and LEGO developer TT Video games. In keeping with insider and journalist Jeff Grubb, Mortal Kombat 12 is deemed a safer wager than Injustice as a result of it’s a money-maker and wouldn’t run into licensing points ought to NetherRealm be offered off. Warner Bros. denied these reviews and we haven’t heard something new since.
In different information, Horizon Forbidden West has lastly gone gold and Guerrilla Video games confirmed some off PS4 Professional footage to have fun. Elsewhere, Ubisoft is shutting down its long-forgotten battle royale Hyper Scape as a result of folks didn’t actually play it.