Mortal Kombat 11 first gameplay shows off a new character, gruesome moves, Fatalities and new special moves.

Finally, we have had our first look at NetherRealm, Mortal Kombat 11. Ed Boon took to the stage to show off the next instalment of Mortal Kombat with some demo footage. Introducing, new upgraded character models, news moves, Fatalities, new fatal blow specials moves that have replaced the x-ray moves and the unveiling of the new character, Geras.

20 minutes of Gameplay Demo submitted by YouTuber MKIceAndFire

Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 Release Date

Mortal Kombat 11 is the sequel to hugely popular Mortal Kombat X that was released in 2015. The next upcoming brutal fighting game series will be available on all major platforms, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4. It is scheduled to be released on 23rd April 2019.

Mortal Kombat 11 Characters

In the game reveal video, we get a glimpse at the new character selection screen. Counting the Number of squares, we can assume that Mortal Kombat 11 will feature 25 playable characters.

First Look at NetherRealm Mortal Kombat 11 Character Selection
Character Selection – Mortal Kombat 11 | NetherRealm

Geras is Mortal Kombat 11 latest character who can bend space and time, who was revealed at the 14th-minute mark in the video shown above. He is Kronika right-hand man, doing all of Kronikas bidding. Korinka herself will be the big female villain in Mortal Kombat story, but it is still unknown if she will be available as a playable character.

Other confirmed characters are Baraka who was introduced Mortal Kombat 2, along with the well-known original characters that include Sonya Blade, Scorpion, Sub-Zero and Raiden.

Shao Khan is set to be included as a DLC a pre-order bonus character.


A new Fatal Blow feature has been added and replaced the X-ray moves. When a player is under 30% health they can use their characters Fatal Blow moves. Once it has been triggered, it will execute a powerful combo almost like a mini-version of Fatalities. Adding more layers of gruesomeness and an upgrade version of the X-ray special move.

The meter used for the x-ray, enhanced attacks and combo-moves-breaker has been changed, you will now see a horizontal and vertical meter. The horizontal meter indicates your offence moves reserves and the vertical keeps track of your defence reserves. This is to allow your character to perform a more powerful version of your moves.

Mortal Kombat 11 Character customizations

Other features include the customization of character builds where you can select your abilities, upgrade your gear and change your costumes.

First Look at NetherRealm Mortal Kombat 11 Character Customization
Character Customization – Mortal Kombat 11 | NetherRealm