Mortal Kombat X announced for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC for 2015

Developer NetherRealm and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive announced today that Mortal Kombat X, the latest game in the long running bloody fighting game series, will be coming out for Microsoft's Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles, along with the PC and Sony's PS3 and PS4, sometime in 2015.

Today's announcement was accompanied by an appropriately violent trailer, which features Mortal Kombat's two most famous characters, Scorpion and Sub-Zero, battling it out with typically graphic results. The trailer appears to be using Mortal Kombat X's all new graphics engine and it looks extremely impressive.

Warner Bros. Interactive says that long time fans of the fighting game franchise can expect to see new characters and new game modes with this new addition to the series. In addition, Mortal Kombat X will include a way for players to choose from multiple versions of the same character that is supposed to affect both their strategy and fighting styles. Exactly how this new gameplay system will work has yet to be revealed.

Even though Mortal Kombat X isn't due for release until 2015, the game will be shown during next week's E3 2014 trade show in Los Angeles. WPCentral will have a team ready to check out all there is to see at E3 that's related to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 so stay tuned for all our coverage.

In the meantime, what do you think about the new Mortal Kombat X announcement and the trailer? Are you excited about the prospect of executing new fatalities?

Source: Warner Bros Interactive

John Callaham