'I've been a lifelong Mortal Kombat fan, and Sonya Blade was the first kick-a**, female video game character that I related to, ' she said.
Kung Jin, the younger cousin of Kung Lao, was introduced in the last edition of the game, Mortal Kombat X, in 2015.
Check out some pictures from the event shared by WWE Superstars, as well as the full press release from Warner Bros. below. Rumours suggest Ronda Rousey may voice Mortal Kombat mainstay Sonya Blade while wrestler's Kofi Kingston and Cody Rhodes would be in attendance.More news: At least 8 dead in vehicle bomb attack at Colombia police academy
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The Mortal Kombat franchise has a long history that can be traced way back to 1992, when Midway Games Chicago created the eponymous horror-fantasy fighting game after dropping the idea to make a video game starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. "We have an unbelievable community, and it's an honor to share this celebration of the Mortal Kombat franchise with all of our passionate fans around the world". Sonya Blade is being voiced by WWE star Ronda Rousey.
The first gameplay trailer was also debuted during the event alongside the character reveals, as well as an introduction to the game's Story Mode, which includes an "all-new, time-bending narrative" featuring female boss character Kronika, Keeper of Time and creator of existence.
Pre-order Mortal Kombat™ 11 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation, Xbox One or Xbox One X to receive access to the beta, available 28 March 2019. Shao Khan was also confirmed as a pre-order bonus, as well. During his appearance on stage, Lansdown revealed this version of the game contains a copy of the game, an exclusive steel case and magnet, a Scorpion mask and a kollector box.
After many a leak, Mortal Kombat 11 for the PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch was announced at The Game Awards 2018.