Mortal Kombat 11 Has Started Motion Capture Work (RUMOR)
NetherRealm Studios hasn’t offered anything new since the all-out DC brawler Injustice 2, with the game’s Legendary Edition seemingly serving as the end of the title’s post-launch. The months since have only led to speculation about what the developer may be doing in the meantime, whether it be a surprise fighter pack for Injustice 2 or the long-rumored sequel Mortal Kombat 11.
It now appears that it’ll might be time to assemble Earthrealm’s mightiest fighters, as an interview suggests motion capture work has begun on a new Mortal Kombat game. Speaking with Real Gamer Newz, motion capture performers Richard Divizio and Daniel Pesina not only confirmed the project exists, but that they and a small team from the Chicago Wushu School of Kung Fu and Tai Chi are in the midst of recording their movements for the game. The video below showcases the interaction at last month’s MO Game Con:
The two performers notably utilized their talents in recording for the first few Mortal Kombat games, with Divizio portraying the character of Kano and Pesina playing Johnny Cage as well as ninja characters such as Scorpion and Sub Zero. As the duo have a close relationship with the games, it wouldn’t be out of the ordinary for them to have a bit of knowledge about a project like Mortal Kombat 11.
However, it’s also likely these responses aren’t meant to be taken seriously, as Divizio and Pesina seem a bit too giddy to give up secret details about an unreleased AAA game. Whichever scenario is the case, the title is nonetheless still unconfirmed by publisher WB, with even NetherRealm boss Ed Boon keeping quiet about the potential sequel. I feel I can speak for everyone in saying a new Mortal Kombat would be an amazing get, but even if one is currently in development, it’ll probably be a long way from seeing release, let alone a reveal.
What do you think? Do you think Mortal Kombat 11 is on the development fastrack, or should this rumor get an instant fatality? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to follow Don’t Feed the Gamers on Twitter and Facebook to be informed of the latest gaming and entertainment news 24 hours a day! For more featured from the fighting genre, check out these next few news stories:
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