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Warner Bros. Interactive and NetherRealm Studios have released some more Mortal Kombat goodies, including the first look at the PS3 version's bonus character, Kratos, and details about the game's preorder incentives and bonus editions.
It looks like MK fans are going to have some decisions to make before the game's April 2011 release. First up, there's the issue of platform. The PlayStation 3 version includes two exclusives--God of War's Kratos as a playable character and support for stereoscopic 3D. There's no word yet on whether the Xbox 360 version will include an exclusive character yet, which could keep at least some players from pulling the pin.
In addition, there are several versions of the game as well as retailer-specific preorder bonuses. There will be three versions of the game: standard, Kollector's Edition, and the Tournament Edition. Here's what each one includes.
There are also three different preorder bonuses, which are given out by different retailers. Each of them offers an exclusive classic playable character skin and the character's original fatality. GameStop has Scorpion, Best Buy offers Sub-Zero, and Amazon is doling out Reptile.
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Have to think about getting the Kollector's edition. If Microsoft doesn't toss in an exclusive character then it will be PS3 version for me, and going with Amazon, Reptile FTW.
I can't wait! That looked flipping awesome!
So, after a decade (or more) of irrelevance, MK's giving us Kratos? With Super Street Fighter IV, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, the new Street Figher x Tekken, wouldn't you think they'd catch on and realize we've moved on to much better fighters?
...*** it, I can't deny it. I'll be playing it. Thanks, jerks.
wow kratos being in there really makes me wish i had a ps3 to play this one.
i myself have never gotten a special edition of a game but i probably have and just forgot but ill just get the regular edition like always.
MUST HAVE NOW
o i hope for gears of wars playable characters
So many different options...I could care less about stereoscopic 3D, but Kratos could be a dealbreaker depending on what the other editions offer.
A fight stick could be nice for the Tourney edition.
Wow.. amazing.. Kratos fits in so well in MK.
rick from splatterhouse would be cool
Well, its all going to be available over PSN and XBL ina few months anyway.... I was planning on getting this for PS3 no matter what, what with the fact that the PS3 has a working D-Pad
Definitely going with the PS3 version. Even if the Xbox 360 version gets a bonus character, no other console exclusive character can compare to Kratos for a Mortal Kombat game.
Sweettooth from Twisted Metal would've been a good character for the PS3 version too!
I'm thinking that unless they come up with something stellar, PS3 wins the console of choice on this one: Kratos is just perfect for this series, and if I have the money, Tournament Edition hands down.