It is impossible to talk about fighting games without mentioning Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter.
When it comes to crossover, what fights for fighting games are most awaiting is a partnership between the two titles.
Rival franchises have been in the market for decades, is this time-dreamed crossover close?
Mortal Kombat’s creator answered.
In his official Twitter profile, Ed Boon responded to a fan who questioned him about a possible partnership between the two games after the release of Mortal Kombat 12. The creator decided to be straightforward and without increasing expectations, replied: Doubted.
Again the players who dream of the crossover were received with a bucket of cold water, and it seems that the union of the two games is not in the plans at the moment.
Mortal Kombat is known as a memorable partnership, such as Freddy Krueger, Joker, Rates and more, who were transformed into contestants of deadly combat.
In the case of Street Fighter, this would not be his first partnership, including, was alongside large rivals on the market.
Crossovers with Taken (2012) and The King of Fighters (2022) were all that fans of fighting games have always dreamed of.
Now only Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter are missing to unite the best.
Future of franchises
Street Fighter has launched its sixth game confirmed for 2023. Cap com has revealed some trailers to make players even more anxious.
The new title will be available for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, Arcade Game and PC.
The last Mortal Kombat took place in 2019, but apparently a sequence is near.
In November, Ed Boon was asked what his next job would be, and the producer answered Injustice 3 or Mortal Kombat 12.
However, according to leaks, the chances are more leaned with MK12, as Data miner Teething found clues inside MK11.
He explained that inside the game there is a banner for the launch of a DLC, but by investigating the archives of this banner was found spaces for the announcement of a new game.
The 12th title has no debut date, but Warner os.
Games intends to release an RPG of the game in 2023. Mortal Kombat Onslaught will focus on the narrative and will present a villain never seen before in the franchise.
While the crossover between MK and SF does not come, fans of fighting titles can at least spend long hours in new releases, which are expected to hit the market soon.