Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios announced yesterday the exclusive United Kingdom release of Mortal Kombat for the PlayStation®Vita handheld system on May 4th. Making its debut on the new handheld device, the acclaimed fighting franchise delivers lethal action to gamers on-the-go.
“Mortal Kombat for PlayStation®Vita allows us to bring the best possible fighting experience to our loyal fans – anytime, anywhere,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “Mortal Kombat for PlayStation®Vita is the ultimate portable fighting game and provides hours of fun for mobile gamers.”
Running at 60 frames per second, with some unique gameplay modes and features that play on the Vita’s hardware capabilites. From what we can see from the launch trailer, there will be some game modes similar to the popular iOS title Fruit Ninja.
Check out the Launch Trailer here.
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The recent reinvention of the franchise Mortal Kombat was released on consoles in 2011. Selling more than three million units worldwide it became the highest-selling fighting game of the year although was banned from Australian markets due to Australia’s lack of an R18+ rating.
Bringing new and exclusive content to the PS Vita system, this edition of Mortal Kombat promises over-the-top fatalities and cringe-worthy X-ray moves.
Players will get to test themselves with 150 brand new Challenge Tower missions, including touchscreen Fatalities, Test Your Slice and Test Your Balance. Players can also take the fight to their friends wherever they go with local multiplayer using ad-hoc connectivity or against friends near and far with a Wi-Fi connection.
The legendary fighting game is available exclusively for the PS Vita system in the UK on May 4th.