Mortal Kombat 11 has slowly but surely been dishing out their Kombat Pack of fighters. We’ve already had Shang Tsung (dressed as the version from the Mortal Kombat movie), Nightwolf, The Terminator, Sindel, and now, the Joker and Spawn are on the way. The Clown Prince of Crime though is coming to the game very soon, and a gameplay trailer for the character has dropped to show just how deadly he will be.
Not surprisingly, the team at NetherRealm Studios have gone full-tilt in bringing the crazy antics of the Joker into play. It’s true that he has many “standard” weapons, including his knife, a crowbar, guns, etc. But, he also brings with him hostages that have bombs attached to them. A person in a wheelchair (likely a reference to Batgirl). And even a dummy that is dressed up like Batman…but has a Gatling gun in its mouth.
There is also his brutal move where he goes crazy(er) and uses a knife and a crowbar to absolutely devastate his opponent. With the crowbar aspect being a reference to how he killed the second Robin, Jason Todd, in the comics.
Finally, his Fatality has him doing his classic Joker thing of misdirection. He gives a cake to his foe in a sign of “Friendship” (and there is a literal sign saying “Friendship” in the move) and then it blows up, Joker shoots the opponent full of holes, and finally, the sign falls down to reveal it actually says, “Fatality”.
In a surprise though, along with the Joker character, there will be new Batman-themed skins in Mortal Kombat 11 coming. With Noob Saibot becoming “The Batman Who Laughs” from the recent DC Comics, Kitana dressing as Catwoman, and Baraka being dressed like Killer Croc. There will also be a Geras skin where he dresses like Darkseid.
Joker arrives on February 4th to the game.