Ed Boon, the co-creator of the Mortal Kombat collection, has lowered followers expectations for EVO 2022 by stating that Mortal Kombat received’t be showing on the occasion.
In a reply to an IGN article, which acknowledged that EVO 2022 would characteristic bulletins from the builders of Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, Tekken, and Guilty Gear, Ed Boon stated “….except Mortal Kombat. Sorry”. The creator then adopted up with one other tweet stating “It’s time for Street Fighter and other great fighting games to be in the sun! Let’s enjoy that!”.
The newest entry within the collection, Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate, was launched again in 2019, adopted by the discharge of an growth again in 2020 titled ‘Aftermath’. Even although it’s solely been somewhat over 3 years since its launch, followers are already eagerly awaiting the announcement of Mortal Kombat 12, which many anticipated to be introduced on the upcoming EVO 2022 occasion.
Set to happen between August fifth and August seventh, the Evolution Championship Series will characteristic among the largest preventing video games to this point. As detailed in a current PlayStation Blog post, titles akin to Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, Guilty Gear Strive, and extra will likely be celebrated on the twentieth Anniversary Event.
The occasion will characteristic particular protection together with participant interviews, visitor builders, and “exciting reveals”. PlayStation does state that the EVO 2022 Event will characteristic Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate, however solely when it comes to “intense showdowns”. Boon’s feedback are particularly in reference to any bulletins relating to the collection, which suggests we received’t be receiving any phrase on Mortal Kombat 12 or any type of DLC for Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate.
There are nevertheless loads of rumors and hypothesis relating to the event of Mortal Kombat 12. Just just a few months in the past, the actor behind Mortal Kombat’s Johnny Cage tweeted a tease that he was recording dialogue for a brand new Mortal Kombat game. The tweet has since been deleted, additional including to the hypothesis that the voice recordings had been doubtless for Mortal Kombat 12.