Warner Bros. Games and developer NetherRealm Studios have announced Mortal Kombat: Onslaught, a new mobile collection role-playing game. It will launch sometime in 2023 for iOS and Android. The will feature a cinematic story experience where players “must build a team of fighters from a vast roster of characters—and unleash them in massive real-time group battles.”
Warner Bros. Games president David Haddad commented on the announcement in a press release, saying:
“Mortal Kombat is a legendary franchise and pop culture phenomenon, and it continues to engage players and advance the fighting genre across multiple platforms. Mortal Kombat: Onslaught is a testament to why Mortal Kombat has been a top gaming franchise for over 30 years, as the NetherRealm team continues to innovate and bring new gameplay to fans.”
NetherRealm Studios chief creative officer Ed Boon added:
“We are pushing the boundaries of Mortal Kombat to allow players to experience the franchise in new ways, while still staying true to its core visceral nature. With Mortal Kombat: Onslaught, we reimagined Mortal Kombat into a strategic team-based collection RPG with fast-paced, group melee combat that both new and existing fans can enjoy.”
The game’s details via the publisher:
Mortal Kombat: Onslaught is a new collection role-playing game launching globally in 2023 for mobile devices.
Mortal Kombat: Onslaught will feature the first mobile-exclusive cinematic story experience for the franchise, where players must build a team of fighters from a vast roster of characters—and unleash them in massive real-time group battles to stop a dark and dangerous threat from wreaking havoc across the realms.
This title will be the newest mobile entry for the Mortal Kombat franchise since the release of Mortal Kombat Mobile, which has amassed more than 150 million installs and is one of the top five most downloaded fighting games on iOS and Android. Mortal Kombat is also celebrating a major milestone this month with its 30th anniversary—a testimony to the enduring popularity and critical acclaim of this legendary franchise.