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Mortal Kombat 1 Launch Trailer Features First Look at Shang Tsung & Reiko Gameplay

Warner Bros. Games today unveiled the gameplay launch trailer for Mortal Kombat 1, the latest installment in the acclaimed videogame franchise developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios.

Check out the Mortal Kombat 1 Launch Trailer – HERE

Mortal Kombat 1 Launch Trailer Features First Look at Shang Tsung & Reiko Gameplay

The new video features a first look at story elements and gameplay for Shang Tsung and his ominous destiny in the reborn Mortal Kombat Universe created by Fire God Liu Kang. The scheming sorcerer’s moveset is on full display, including his fireball projectiles, devastating combos, and signature ability to morph into rival kombatants. The trailer also showcases gameplay for General Shao’s second-in-command, Reiko, the savage warrior with a fighting style that matches his fierce persona, as well as bone-krushing highlights of other launch roster fighters.

Additionally, Mortal Kombat 1 will feature an extensive set of accessibility options for players, including audio descriptions and cues for on-screen action that plays contextually during gameplay. For the full list, click here.

Mortal Kombat 1 will be available beginning Sept. 14 via early access for Premium Edition owners and Sept. 19 for Standard Edition owners. All pre-orders will receive Shang Tsung as an in-game playable character.

To learn more about Mortal Kombat 1, please visit or join the community conversation on Instagram (@MortalKombat), TikTok (@MortalKombat), Twitter (@MortalKombat), Twitch (NetherRealm), YouTube (Mortal Kombat), Facebook (MortalKombat), Discord (MortalKombat), or Reddit (MortalKombat).

Related: Mortal Kombat 1 Trailer Features First Look at Jean-Claude Van Damme In-Game Character Skin

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