Mortal Kombat 11 – Noob Saibot and Shang Tsung to be Playable

Posted on 26 Mar 2019

Noob Saibot is the latest character to join Mortal Kombat 11‘s rapidly growing roster of playable characters. Series staple Shang Tsung will also be making a return as the first DLC character and will have both the voice and likeness of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, the man who played him in the original Mortal Kombat movie.


Official Press Release

Mortal Kombat™ 11 Panel at C2E2 Reveals Two New Playable Characters – Noob Saibot and Shang Tsung

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios revealed a new Mortal Kombat™ 11 gameplay trailer featuring returning fan-favourite character, Noob Saibot, showcased during the official Mortal Kombat™ 11 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) panel. Also announced was Shang Tsung, the first downloadable content (DLC) character revealed for Mortal Kombat™ 11. Actor Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa will lend his voice and likeness to the iconic character that he portrayed in the classic 1998 Mortal Kombat™ film.

View and share the Mortal Kombat™ 11 – Official Noob Saibot Reveal Trailer here: https://youtu.be/4tq9ZSU8iyA

Noob Saibot, once known by the name Bi-Han, and the original Sub-Zero, he was a cold-blooded assassin, corrupt from years of violence and evil. Murdered by his clan’s enemy, Scorpion, Bi-Han was resurrected as the black-clad wraith, Noob Saibot. Both shadowy and mysterious, his soul was stripped of compassion and remorse, and now he considers himself the perfect warrior using his ninja-like and phantom abilities to carry out his darkest impulses.

Shang Tsung was the host of the first Mortal Kombat tournament and faithful servant to Shao Khan. A powerful, shapeshifting sorcerer, he absorbs living souls to maintain his youthful appearance and command, while morphing into other characters to use his adversaries’ own moves against them in battle. Shang Tsung is one of six playable DLC fighters included in the Kombat Pack, which is part of the Mortal Kombat™ 11 Premium and Kollector’s Editions.

Noob Saibot and Shang Tsung join the growing roster of playable Mortal Kombat™ 11 fighters, alongside Scorpion, Raiden, Sub-Zero, Sonya Blade, Skarlet, Baraka, Geras, Kano, D’Vorah, Kabal, Jade, Johnny Cage, Cassie Cage, Erron Black, Jacqui Briggs, and Kotal Kahn.

Mortal Kombat™ 11 is the latest instalment in the critically-acclaimed franchise, developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, and will be available beginning 23rd April for PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™ and PC. Pre-order now to receive the in-game playable character, Shao Kahn.

Those who pre-order on PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 4 Pro, Xbox One or Xbox One X at select retailers, will also receive access to the closed beta, which will be available on from 27th March through 1st April in the UK for those platforms. Please note, a PlayStation® Plus subscription or Xbox Live Gold membership is required to participate in online multiplayer matches during the closed beta. These subscriptions are not required to enjoy the Custom Character Variation System or Towers of Time content. View and share the Mortal Kombat™ 11 – Official Beta Trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SFVeJxaH7g

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