PlayStation 2, X-Box
Sep 16, 2005.
Single Player/Ko-Op: 4: Liu Kang, Kung Lao. Unlockables: Sub-Zero, Scorpion.
Versus Mode: 8: Same as above plus Baraka, Kitana, Johnny Cage and Reptile.
In the final battle of the first Mortal Kombat tournament, Liu Kang defeated Shang Tsung and saved Earthrealm from domination.
But in the confusion of a mysterious earthquake, Shang Tsung and his fellow conspirators escaped through a portal to Outworld
Kung Lao, who had been posing as a Masked Guard, helped his fellow Shaolin Monks escape the crumbling island. Liu Kang and his allies narrowly escaped with their lives.
When they returned home, the Wu Shi Academy was invaded by Baraka and his Tarkatan horde in an attempt to defy the rules of Mortal Kombat and take Earthrealm by force.