Mortal Kombat 1: It’s In Our Blood In Dave Bautista Trailer 

Ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and Fatalities.

Ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and Fatalities.

Mortal Kombat 1: It's In Our Blood In Dave Bautista Trailer 

Warner Bros. Games and NeatherRealm Studios have released a cool new trailer for the upcoming Mortal Kombat 1 video game which stars Dave Bautista.

Dave Bautista, known for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movies and for being a WWE Superstar, stars in the trailer as a librarian who users in Mortal Kombat.

Regular people from all over get in the action along with Bautista and screen the iconic and familiar title, “MORTAL KOMBAT!!!”

Watch below.

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Dave Bautista is a big Mortal Kombat fan

“It’s In Our Blood. Discover a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe created by Fire God Liu Kang. Mortal Kombat 1 ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and Fatalities!” states the video description.

“I vividly remember the original Mortal Monday commercial, especially the iconic scream,” said Bautista in a statement. “That’s what started my journey as a fan of Mortal Kombat, which continues to this day 30 years later. I’m very thrilled and honored to be a part of the game’s legacy.”

Creator of the game, Ed Boon, added, “The original Mortal Monday commercial earmarked the beginning of our journey into making games for home gaming systems. It’s amazing to pay homage to such a memorable moment in Mortal Kombat history as we get ready to launch our newest game, Mortal Kombat 1.”

It would actually be pretty cool if Dave Bautista is a playable character, as the playable characters include Homelander from The Boys, Omni-Man from Invincible, John Cena as Peacemaker, a Jean-Claude Van Damme skin for Johnny Cage, Quan Chi, Ermac, and Takeda. Or how about Dave Bautista in the upcoming live-action film?

Mortal Kombat 1 is scheduled to launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam and Epic Games Store) on 19 Sept. 2023.

ll Mortal Kombat 1 pre-orders will receive Shang Tsung as an in-game playable character, and those who pre-order the game for PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S will also receive access to the Mortal Kombat 1 Pre-Order Beta, which will be available in August 2023.

Watch the trailer:

Mortal Kombat 1 - Official It’s In Our Blood Trailer ft. Dave Bautista

What is Mortal Kombat 1 about?

Liu Kang has restarted history by crafting a New Era for the sake of peace, while Mileena, twin sister of Kitana and rightful heir to Outworld’s throne, has been infected by a dreaded and lethal disease. Lin Kuei warriors and brothers Scorpion and Sub-Zero fight for the future of the clan, while Earthrealm champions Raiden and Kung Lao fight for family and honor. Johnny Cage, who is more concerned with staying relevant in the eyes of his fans, fights for his own vanity. The main roster is also joined by Kenshi Takahashi, who is on a quest to retrieve the revered sword, Sento, and restore his family’s name.

The game also features the new Kameo Fighter system which brings a unique roster of characters into the mix to assist during matches.

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