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“Chances Are Pretty High” for Guest Characters in Mortal Kombat X

July 15, 2014 Written by Jason Dunning

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Fresh off announcing Raiden as a playable character within Mortal Kombat X, Creative Director Ed Boon was interviewed by Mad Catz about the possibilities of guest characters within the game:

[Guest characters] was something that was embraced in Injustice [Gods Among Us] and in Mortal Kombat. I think there’s a novelty to having a downloaded guest character, so I think the chances are pretty high. I don’t think every single one of [the new characters yet to be announced] will be a guest, but I think the chances of at least one of them will be pretty good.

As you’ll recall, Kratos was a playable character in the PS3 version of Mortal Kombat, while Freddy Krueger was a downloadable fighter in Mortal Kombat and Scorpion was a downloadable fighter in Injustice: Gods Among Us. Boon noted in the interview how Freddy Krueger and Scorpion were the most-downloaded characters in their respective games.

Mortal Kombat X will be released in 2015 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC.

[Source: Mad Catz via IGN]