Mortal Kombat fans have a lot of reasons to rejoice. The official closed beta for Mortal Kombat 11 is open to all players who pre-ordered the anticipated sequel at select retailers. It will be available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but unfortunately not for PC or Nintendo Switch. There will be five characters featured: Jade, Baraka, Kabal, Scarlet and Scorpion. The beta will start from Wednesday, March 27that 8:00AM PST until Sunday, March 31stat 11:59PM PST.
Players participating in the closed beta will get to experience the Custom Character Variation System, which will offer nearly infinite customization options to personalize fighters in a variety of ways. From skins, special abilities, intro and victory animations, and even Brutalities. The gameplay modes featured in the beta will of course include online multiplayer matches. That’s in addition to the Towers of Time, similar to the Living Towers in previous MK titles which provided many unique and satisfying challenges. It’s important to note players MUST have PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold to face against others online, but it will not affect the single-player content.
Mortal Kombat 11 is the newest game in the popular fighting franchise developed by NetherRealm Studios. The game will be released on April 23rd for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. Pre-ordering the game will grant access to the in-game playable character, the imposing Shao Khan.
Other characters confirmed playable include Scorpion, Raiden, Sub-Zero, Sonya Blade, Skarlet, Baraka, Kano, D’Vorah, Kabal, Jade, Johnny Cage, Cassie Cage, Erron Black, Jacqui Briggs, Kotal Khan, Noob Saibot and newcomer Geras.