Mortal Kombat 1‘s beta dates have been announced.
As revealed on Twitter by series co-creator Ed Boon, the beta will run from August 18 until August 21.
Developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Games, Mortal Kombat 1 will be released on September 19, 2023 for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store.
Warner says the game “will introduce a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe that has been created by the Fire God Liu Kang, featuring reimagined versions of iconic characters as they’ve never been seen before”.
All Mortal Kombat 1 pre-orders will grant players Shang Tsung as an in-game playable character, and players who pre-order for PS5 or Xbox Series X/S will receive access to a Mortal Kombat 1 beta in August.
Developer NetherRealm has also officially revealed the six fighters coming to Mortal Kombat 1 post-release.
The DLC fighters will be Quan Chi, Omni Man, Ermac, Takeda, Peacemaker and Homelander, the Warner Bros studio announced last week.