Mortal Kombat is a famous American media franchise which bloomed into prominence with the release of the hit video game series of the same name back in 1992. The plot of this fantasy game revolves around the adventures of Johnny Cage, the character created by John Tobias, who has remained a staple character through all these years.
Mortal Kombat 11, the newest addition to the video game series, developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment was released last year. The game was well received and has a score of 9/10 on GameSpot.
Ed Boon, the Creative Director at NetherRealm Studios and video game programmer who co-created the game along with John Tobias, announced on his Twitter on 28 October 2020 that there are going to be new character additions to the game. And guess who they are? Rock and Cobra!
Both Rocky and Cobra are iconic characters played by Sylvester Stallone. Rocky was the protagonist of the 1976 boxing drama film of the same name and Cobra was the lead of the 1986 video game Zombie Squad.
This expansion of the game will also feature other legendary pop culture icons such as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator, the Joker, and Spawn.
These announcements made fans go ballistic and they couldn’t be more excited about the new arrivals!
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