Warner Bros released a new trailer entitled Next, where Ed Boon and other members of NetherRealm Studios has talked about the evolution of the Mortal Kombat series, detail some of the online modes and new Factions War Mortal Kombat X.
As art director, Steve Beran the history of the Mortal Kombat X mode resembles the production of a blockbuster movie and the idea of NetherRealm is that the player feel inside.
The first thing we do when playing Mortal Kombat X, will choose one of the following five features:
- Dragon Black
- The Brotherhood of Shadow
- Lin Kuei
- Special Forces
- Lotus White
This aggregate is presented as a meta-persistent online game whose wars are renewed every week, and at the end of the week, the faction with the most points will win the competition, can unlock exclusive benefits of each faction.
Every action we take in the game will contribute to the faction, either in story mode in the towers or even playing against fighters from other clans. Thus, thanks to its daily and weekly challenges, all players part of a community feel that the push to war against other factions.
In Mortal Kombat X we find the following online modes:
- Story Mode
- 1vs1 RANKED
- King of the Hill
- Survivor Mode
- Test your luck
- Dynamic Torres (Living Towers)
In cinematic history, the online modes and the War of Factions, Ed Boon and NetherRealm Studios team are preparing for the launch of the next generation Mortal Kombat saga mode. We’ll see if Capcom will rise with Street Fighter V, but from the little we saw so far, NetherRealm has everything to gain.