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Mortal Kombat 11 Closed Beta Kicks Off Later This Week


NetherRealm’s Mortal Kombat 11 received its surprise announcement at the 2018 Game Awards back in December, with fans anticipating the for the game’s full reveal coming the following month in Los Angeles. Revealing in January that returning characters from different timelines from the series along with a closed beta to debut the month before the game drops in April.

Already aware of the game’s exclusive playtest to be coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in March, what time exactly has not been disclosed until recently as NetherRealm Studios revealed when it will go live and how long the beta will last.

Kicking off a day earlier compared to the previous March 28th announcement, players will be able to hop into the closed beta this Wednesday, March 27 at 8 AM PST / 11 AM EST. And the beta will be online until the coming Sunday on March 31st. Users are required to have either PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold for their respected platform.

Unsure on how to access the beta? The only way of gaining access is by pre-ordering any edition of the game and you will receive your key to unlock the beta. Alongside being gifted a pre-order bonus, unlocking Shao Kahn for the full game.

The beta will host five characters to choose from for players to feel out for when the game drops next month:

  • Baraka
  • Jade
  • Kabal
  • Skarlet
  • Scorpion

Mortal Kombat 11 will be available on April 23, 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

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