Trailer: Get a look at Mortal Kombat X’s factions system

///////
2 mins read

Mortal Kombat X (which somehow got past the Australian Classification Board so we even get to play it) is promising a whole load of content to go with the gore. Not least of which is a factions mode, which this new trailer outlines.

Related reading: Our full review of the previous Mortal Kombat game on the PlayStation 3.

When players start with Mortal Kombat X, they get to pick a faction to fight with, and from there everything they do in-game earns points for their faction, with a new winner declared weekly. Defeating opponents from other factions in the online multiplayer will earn even more faction points, giving players the incentive to spend a lot of time online.

In addition there will be weekly challenges as powerful factions “invade” the world of Mortal Kombat.

That said, I must admit it amused me that the developer in this video is suggesting that it will have a Hollywood blockbuster narrative – have a bit of realism about it, guys. Mortal Kombat has a good B-grade atmosphere, but it’s not The Avengers.

Anyway, there’s also some footage of burning skulls and cracking bones, because what would Mortal Kombat be if it didn’t have sickening impact behind it. It’s just a pity that Freddy Krueger’s cameo from the last game isn’t happening again.

Which reminds me, what do we need to do to get a Horror Stars All Stars game? Jason vs. Michael vs. Freddy vs. Leatherface etc etc… that would be the best fighting game ever…

I digress. Enjoy the trailer!

– Matt S.
Editor-in-Chief
Find me on Twitter: @digitallydownld

This is the bio under which all legacy DigitallyDownloaded.net articles are published (as in the 12,000-odd, before we moved to the new Website and platform). This is not a member of the DDNet Team. Please see the article's text for byline attribution.

Previous Story

Review: Alphadia Genesis (PC)

Next Story

Video Review: War: The Game (PC)

Latest Articles

Goodbye, Stadia

I’m quite sure this news surprises nobody: Google is shutting down its gaming platform, Stadia, in…

>