Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon has told fans that the new Mortal Kombat The game will be announced “in due time” as the company focuses on the ongoing 30th anniversary.
taking to Twitter, wrote: “PSA/FYI We know many of you are excited about the upcoming game announcement from NetherRealm Studios and it will happen in due time. But first all about 30 years of Mortal Kombat. That’s what we’re going to celebrate and what we’re going to focus on.”
“Our next game announcement will be standalone from MK30,” he added.
PSA/FYI We know many of you are excited about the upcoming NRS game announcement and it will happen in due course. But first all about 30 years of Mortal Kombat. That’s what we’re going to celebrate and what we’re going to focus on.
Our next game announcement will be separate from MK30 ❤️
— Ed Boon (@noobde) October 5, 2022
Rumors about the 2019 follow-up mortal kombat 11 have abounded this year, with Boon forced to deny that a new trailer would be coming at EVO 2022. Street Fighter and other fantastic fighting games to be in the sun! Let’s enjoy it,” Boon said at the time.
The denial came after actor Johnny Cage shared Warner Bros. studio footage backed by the Mortal Kombat music and quote Bloody sportthe movie that inspired the original creation of the game.
Earlier this year, NetherRealm Senior Production Manager Jonathan Andersen also accidentally joked mortal kombat 12. Andersen posts an image of his desktop and along with a bunch of concept art, flyers, and print related to the Mortal Kombat Y Injustice games, your desktop displays text that says “MK12_Mast[er]” next to an email that partially reads: “Confidential. Do not do […] share any part of this video, or any […] our fans eagerly scour the internet for any trace […] take special care with this material.”
Both Andersen’s tweet and Cage’s video were quickly deleted following rumors about mortal kombat 12 began to spread.
In other news, Hideo Kojima has taken to Twitter to tease a mysterious project.
The acclaimed video game creator shared a profile photo along with branding from his own studio Kojima Productions and also shared a riddle that reads, “The answer to ‘WHO’ in TGS will be in the next ‘WHERE.'”