NetherRealm Studios, the people behind Mortal Kombat, have finally unveiled a full trailer for the Joker.
You can see the trailer below:
Design Issues and Development
The character went through a redesign after fans reacted negatively to the original design of the DLC character. Fans complained about his costume and design, likening it to poor cosplay attempts.
The Joker made previous appearances in the game albeit in more toned down forms due to rating issues. Ed Boon himself, the video game programmer, philanthropist, voice actor, and director, who co-created the Mortal Kombat franchise, said that the Joker would more vicious in this installment of the game.
Boon recently teased the trailer on his twitter account saying that gameplay footage was coming soon while also sharing the following image:
Mortal Kombat character roster
The Joker joins a roster of 25 initial characters, as well as 5 other characters available through purchasable content.
Which characters are in the initial roster?
- Cassie Cage
- Erron Black
- Frost (unlockable)
- Jacqui Briggs
- Jax Briggs
- Johnny Cage
- Kotal Kahn
- Kung Lao
- Liu Kang
- Noob Saibot
- Shao Kahn (pre-order bonus or DLC)
- Sonya Blade
Which characters are part of the downloadable Kombat Pack?
- Shang Tsung