And that is a wrap, of us. NetherRealm Studios has confirmed that after quite a few DLC for Mortal Kombat 11, the time for the most recent entry within the combating franchise has come to an finish. The studio then confirmed that this determination was made to raised help the subsequent recreation beneath the NetherRealm identify, maybe the long-rumored Marvel journey?
The studio took to the official Mortal Kombat 11 Twitter account to relay the information, saying, “NetherRealm is now specializing in its subsequent venture and after greater than two years of supporting Mortal Kombat 11, DLC for the sport, together with characters, has come to an finish.” With Aftermath and Final, this determination would not come as a lot of a shock. NetherRealm has executed a implausible job at shocking followers with totally different characters, bettering the general expertise with fixed updates, and extra story to get pleasure from this universe additional. When it is time to transfer on, it is time, and with a brand new venture already within the works, the studio will not need to stretch its crew too skinny to get all the things on the docket executed.
NetherRealm is now specializing in its subsequent venture and after greater than two years of supporting Mortal Kombat 11, DLC for the sport, together with characters, has come to an finish.
— Mortal Kombat 11 Final (@MortalKombat) July 2, 2021
A longstanding rumor has been that NetherRealm’s subsequent journey will probably be a Marvel combating recreation. This kicked again up in full pressure again in March when Ed Boon tweeted out one thing that followers satisfied was him teasing their subsequent venture. Studies and rumors alike cite that NetherRealm is difficult at work on a Marvel combating recreation for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X/S. Clearly, Mortal Kombat has dabbled within the DC-verse up to now, which is what followers have been latching onto, however reviews have been circulating with these near the studio, including credibility to ideas on what the brand new recreation is. That, and the truth that Boon’s tweet that spiraled out into hypothesis paid particular consideration to say that director James Gunn “has managed to work on DC and Marvel films. That is spectacular,” with a considering emoji hooked up on the finish.
No matter NetherRealm’s new recreation is, we’re excited to study extra. This studio has been a powerhouse in gaming since 2010 after Halfway Video games filed for chapter in February of 2009. Property acquired in the course of the filming included Mortal Kombat and Halfway Video games’ total construction, belongings that then went to Warner Bros. Shortly after, Warner Bros. closed many of the Halfway Video games places of work, together with HQ in Chicago, Liverpool, England, and San Diego, California. In 2021, the surviving studio in Chicago went from being WB Video games Chicago to changing into NetherRealm Studios. The remainder, as they are saying, is historical past.
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