Although Nether realm has not yet revealed whether the studio’s next game will be Mortal Kombat 12 or Injustice, the director of the two franchises, Ed Boon, revealed that MK 12 should have some characters from PlayStation 2. Era 3D in general, Most of the warriors created during this period in games like Mortal Kombat V: Deadly Alliance, and Mortal Kombat: Deception are among the least beloved by players, and many of them, such as Meat and Mo cap, were eternalized as targets as a joke within the series.
Still, warriors like Oneida, Blaze, Unitary, Li Ma, Howard, Ashram, Taken, Daemon and Shrink, who could have been used in titles such as Mortal Kombat 9, X and 11, are completely snubbed or vaguely cited in some finals of Some characters in arcade mode. When asked by a fan why 3D era characters are so scarce in the latest franchise titles, Ed Boon said this is something we will correct soon, indicating that some of these characters will finally be rescued in MK 12.
Remember that since the reboot in the franchise made in Mortal Kombat 9, released in 2011, Nether realm focused on its efforts to give protagonism again to the classic characters of the franchise, such as Liu King, King Lao, Diana, Sonya Blade, Johnny Age, Tax, Tax Scorpion, Maiden and Sub-Zero, and emphasized villains in the first four games of the series, such as Shang Sung, Shaw Khan, Milena, Juan Chi and Shannon.
Although some unpublished characters were presented in the last three games, cases of Cassie Cage, Jacques iggs, Scarlet, King Jin, Takanashi, Krona, Carrion and Eras, with many of them highlighting the story, the latest titles in the series They focused on replacing the classic characters as protagonists, and the original characters of the Era PS2 were, in summary, completely forgotten.
About what the next Nether realm game will be, Ed Boon kept the mysterious tone, and said only that it will be Injustice 3 or Mortal Kombat 12, which represents no news, as these are the only two franchises that the studio has been working since It was founded.