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Mortal Kombat: Onslaught release date — Now available

The highly anticipated game is now available to download.
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December 27, 2023
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The next installment in the Mortal Kombat franchise is here, and it’s breaking the mold of the franchise. Instead of being a traditional fighting game, Mortal Kombat: Onslaught is the first to bring a cinematic storyline to mobile platforms, combining combat gameplay with RPG game mechanics. Here’s everything you need to know about Mortal Kombat: Onslaught, including the release date, gameplay, and more.

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The official release date for Mortal Kombat: Onslaught was October 17, 2023. It is available to download now.


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When did Mortal Kombat: Onslaught come out?

After many months of speculation, Mortal Kombat: Onslaught finally got its release date on October 17, 2023. NeatherRealm Studios also released Mortal Kombat 1, a new reboot for the franchise, on PC and video game consoles on September 19th, 2023.

Was there a Mortal Kombat: Onslaught early access program?

In October 2022, there was an early access launch of Mortal Kombat: Onslaught exclusively in the Philippines for Android users via the Google Play Store. Some aspects of the game did leak, including the opening cutscenes and gameplay.

Mortal Kombat: Onslaught gameplay

Unlike other entries in the Mortal Kombat franchise, Onslaught is not a traditional 2D fighter. Instead, it’s a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena game. That means players will control multiple characters and use RPG mechanics to take down hoards of enemies from an aerial view. Expect fast-paced gameplay and combat with familiar melee attacks.

“We are pushing the boundaries of Mortal Kombat to allow players to experience the franchise in new ways, while still staying true to its core visceral nature. With Mortal Kombat: Onslaught, we reimagined Mortal Kombat into a strategic team-based collection RPG with fast-paced, group melee combat that both new and existing fans can enjoy.”
– Ed Boon

Players can collect, customize, and level up over 30 iconic Mortal Kombat characters, including veterans like Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Johnny Cage, Jade, and Kitana. Each character will have unique fighting skills and specialized abilities to provide strategic advantages in four-person teams.


FAQs

Yes, Mortal Kombat: Onslaught is free to play on Android and iOS.

You can play Mortal Kombat on all mobile devices. Download the game from the Google Play Store for Android or the Apple App Store for iOS.