Cameo fighters are being introduced in Mortal Kombat 1, but how do they work, and which characters are set to appear?
In Mortal Kombat 1, cameo fighters are set to change the face of the battle system. If you’re a fighting game fan, think of Cameo Fighters in a similar way to how Marvel vs. Capcom games work.
with Series With the soft reset, knowing where Mortal Kombat 1 fits into the timeline isn’t as easy, as the reset allowed for old characters to be reinvented and new characters to be introduced – some of which would be cameo fighters.
So, read on to find out just what these characters will be doing in Mortal Kombat 1 and which ones will be available.
How do cameo fighters perform in Mortal Kombat 1?
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The cameo fighters in Mortal Kombat 1 are new. Partner-based assist mechanic Which will likely speed up the battles in the game. gave Official Q&A Says they give “expanded gameplay possibilities for players”. However, they will not be playable. “These characters are selected separately from the main roster of fighters,” says publisher WB Games.
These cameo fighters in Mortal Kombat 1 act like supporting characters in Marvel vs. Capcom and Dragon Ball FighterZ. In the past, this type of mechanic enhanced combos or gave you defensive support – projectiles could even be thrown!
However, most fighting games don’t strictly provide support characters, so it will be interesting to see how important this mechanic will be.
What are the cameo fighters in Mortal Kombat 1?
Scorpion and Sub-Zero in Mortal Kombat
With the cameo fighters serving as auxiliaries to the main crew, they will likely be characters that are low on the totem pole overall. So far, only a few have been announced so far:
- the cold
- Jacques Briggs
- King Lao
- the scorpion
- Sonya Blade
- Sub zero
It was also confirmed that players can use Standard fighters as cameo fighters too
We do know that some cameo fighters will be available through DLC. The first Kombat Pack has now been announced and will allow players to use Omni-Man, Homelander, Peacemaker, Ermac, Quantum Chi and Takeda. So they should be added later as cameo fighters.
So that’s everything we know about the Kameo Fighters in Mortal Kombat 1. If you can’t wait for the next iteration of the popular fighting game, be sure to check out our Mortal Kombat 1 homepage for everything we know about the game.