Surprise new edition of Mortal Kombat just announced for Xbox One

Brad Stephenson

Mortal Kombat X on Xbox One

A new edition of Mortal Kombat X has just been announced for Xbox One called, Mortal Kombat XL and is due for release on the 4th of March 2016.

This new edition of the hit fighting game is essentially the same as Mortal Kombat X but will come pre-installed with all of its post-launch downloadable content extras such as bonus costumes and characters. This will include all of the content in the Kombat Pack 1 and the upcoming Kombat Pack 2 DLC packages.

NetherRealm Studios has confirmed that Mortal Kombat XL and the new Kombat Pack 2 DLC will only be available on Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One consoles. The Kombat Pack 2 will introduce four new characters to the game including Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s Leatherface and the Xenomorph from the Alien Sci-Fi movie franchise. NetherRealm Studios is also currently running a new online beta but this also is being restricted to the Xbox One and PS4.

Are you still playing Mortal Kombat X on your Xbox One or will Mortal Kombat XL be your first taste of this latest entry in the franchise? Let us know in the comments below.