According to a now-deleted Amazon listing for the precocious revealed Mortal Kombat 1, it appears arsenic if immoderate celebrated (and violent) superheroes will beryllium joining nan upcoming fighting game’s characteristic roster via DLC.
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Officially announced connected May 18, after weeks of teases and rumors, Mortal Kombat 1 is nan adjacent awesome installment successful nan long-running ultraviolent fighting crippled series. As nan sanction implies, nan full franchise is being rebooted (again) pinch developer NetherRealm Studios taking nan opportunity to reimagine its iconic fighters. It was besides confirmed yesterday that, conscionable for illustration anterior modern Mortal Kombat entries, this caller 1 is going to person post-release DLC characters. However, we don’t person to hold to find retired who these caller characters are, arsenic what appears to beryllium nan afloat first activity of names has seemingly leaked online via an Amazon Italy listing.
Who are nan leaked Mortal Kombat 1 DLC characters?
Based connected nan now-tweaked Amazon listing (h/t VGC), nan upcoming DLC fighters will beryllium Peacemaker, Homelander, Omni-Man, Ermac, Takeda, and Quan Chi.
Peacemaker, Homelander, and Omni-Man are each impermanent characters from extracurricular Mortal Kombat. Omni-Man is astir famously from Amazon Prime’s animated superhero show Invincible, which is based connected nan comic bid of nan aforesaid name. Homelander is from The Boys, different superhero show based connected a comic bid that besides airs connected Amazon Prime. And Peacemaker is simply a DC anti-hero/villain who precocious starred successful a TV show and was portrayed by John Cena.
These leaked characters statement up pinch earlier reporting that claimed Homelander and Peacemaker were going to beryllium added to nan crippled aft release. The different leaked DLC characters are Mortal Kombat fighters who person appeared successful past games.
Kotaku has contacted patient WB Games and NetherRealm Studios astir nan leaked DLC fighters.
Of course, WB Games has yet to corroborate these are successful truth nan existent DLC characters coming to nan crippled sometime aft its September 2023 release. But based connected past reporting and nan velocity pinch which nan leaked info was scrubbed from Amazon, it seems very apt that this is so nan first batch of DLC characters for Mortal Kombat 1.