News Archive - June, 2017
E3 2017: Sub-Zero Battles Batman in Injustice 2 Trailer
The ice man cometh in Injustice 2 DLC gameplay trailer!

Sub-Zero is gearing up to embark upon a rematch with the DC Universe! 2017 marks the 25th Anniversary of Mortal Kombat and the franchise icon is renewing hostilities with the DCU as the first downloadable guest character in Fighter Pack 1! Watch the Sub-Zero trailer below:

Sub-Zero looks amazing, benefitting from twenty-five years of accumulated gameplay! The ice warrior brings many of his famous attacks to the Injustice battle arena, including freeze blasts, ice sliding, and ice clones! With the right meters, these attacks can even be enhanced -- setting up treacherous ice clone obstacles, tossing them as projectiles, or even sending an ice slide clone across the battlefield! Sub-Zero also hones a deadly array of ice swords and daggers - the complete Kombat package!

The Lin Kuei Grandmaster is scheduled for a tentative release in July. He follows this month's addition of Red Hood -- who can already be accessed as a playable character in the current Multiverse challenge!

Iconic Teen Titan Starfire will no doubt follow in the near future, with six more characters expected per recent silhouette teasers. Among the characters first alluded to in the Fighter Pack 1 trailer is Raiden -- Mortal Kombat's resident god of thunder!

Both MK guest fighters faced off against the superhero universe as part of 2008 franchise crossover Mortal Kombat versus DC Universe. Ed Boon has called a sequel unlikely.

[Related Article: E3 Coliseum Guest Ed Boon to Chat Mortal Kombat 25th]

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Injustice 2 Teases Raiden, Atom, Black Manta & More
June update teases Raiden, Black Manta, Atom and Red Hood!

Injustice 2 has just received an update for June, and while its primary function has been to improve the overall gaming experience -- it's also updated the Character Select Screen with upcoming downloadable character Red Hood, and fresh teases for future characters!

EventHubs have featured a screenshot of the select screen [above], replete with silhouette placeholders for revealed Fighter Pack 1 characters Sub-Zero and Starfire, as well as six more mystery characters!

The distinct outlines of Black Manta and Mortal Kombat icon Raiden are easily spotted, much as they were in the Fighter Pack 1 trailer. A specifically diminutive figure seems to suggest iconic Justice League hero Atom!

Silver Age science hero Ray Palmer developed a method for shrinking himself after studying the properties of a white dwarf star. As Atom, he can condense his mass to deliver super-strong blows as a man of a few inches, enter small spaces as the size of an insect, or disappear from sight to ride the atoms of light and matter! Atom appeared in the Injustice comic tie-in, helping defeat Superman by entering his brain with a shard of kryptonite. He is an ally to Batman and the other resistence fighters.

The other silhouettes are more ambiguous, eliciting fan guesses of Enchantress, Circe, Katana, Huntress, Lady Shiva, Clayface and many more! Red Hood becomes the first downloadable addition from Fighter Pack 1 - this month!

[Related Article: Injustice 2: Fighter Pack 1 Character Renders]

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Injustice 2 June Update Fixes Gameplay & More
June patch fixes problems ahead of Red Hood's arrival!

Injustice 2 is barely one month old, but it's already looking different thanks to a swath of cosmetic and functional changes.

[Related Article: Injustice 2 Teases Raiden, Atom, Black Manta & More]

The June update addresses a multitude of tiny errors, offers more intuitive information, tweaks moves and gear, and keeps Mister Freeze alive by restoring his all important helmet! Full developer notes follow:

    General Gameplay Fixes:
  • General stability improvements
  • Many move list corrections
  • Added more descriptive connection error messages and improved detection
  • Fixed audio issues related to moves being interrupted
  • Improved AI logic for multiverse opponents & for player AI loadouts
  • Corrected an issue which could cause specific Jump Attacks to not have recovery when a miss occurred
  • Corrected an issue that could cause a character to jump in the opposite direction if the jump was inputted on the same frame as an opponent teleporting to the opposite side
  • Gear Loadouts are now displayed in the loading screen for online matches
  • The level requirement on Gear will now be displayed as red if the user has not met the level requirement to equip it
  • Added an indicator to opponent info in online match making screens which will display if the opponent is using a Wi-Fi connection instead of a Wired connection
  • The cursor now starts on Return tab instead of Leave Guild in the edit / view Guild information popup
  • Added ability to view Set Bonuses in the customize character summary page
  • Fixed an issue related to the projected win percentage not being accurate for online ranked and player matches
  • Fixed an issue which could cause players to not receive the proper rewards upon reaching levels 5/10/15/20
  • The Guild tab will now flash in the main menu to indicate if awards are available to be claimed
  • Corrected an issue that could cause the camera to behave unexpectedly if there was an error when an arena transition happened
  • Multiverse opponents and player AI loadout characters will now use sidekick and assist attacks
  • Fixed an issue in some Multiverse events that allowed for Sidekick and Assist Attack meter to be depleted without the attack occurring
  • Fixed a bug which was causing the stat scaling on a few Rare quality items which were rolling a lot higher than intended
  • Mr. Freeze premier skin now has a helmet
  • Bronze Mother Boxes now cost 5000 Credits & Silver Mother Boxes now cost 10000 Credits

  • Stage Specific Fixes
  • Batcave - Hanging hook Environmental Interaction now has a cooldown after being used
  • Batcave - fixed a bug that allowed hanging hook Environmental Interaction to knock enemies slightly outside of the arena boundary
  • Brainiac Ship - fixed a bug causing a character to face the wrong way when using the data canister bomb Environmental Interaction under certain circumstances
  • Metropolis - fixed bug causing punching bag visuals to linger after being interrupted while using this Environmental Interaction
  • Slaughter Swamp - reduced the range in which the truck Environmental Interaction can be used

  • Character Specific Fixes
  • Black Adam
  • The Gear Ability Soul of Shazam now increases damage on initial hit of SHAZAM!!! (Flip Stance + Meter Burn)
  • The Gear Ability Seth Strike can now be done as a wakeup, reversal, and be 2in1 cancelled into

  • Bane
  • Mercenary’s Elbow when meter-burned will no longer do unscaled damage (this change only applies when not in Competitive/Tournament Mode)
  • Fixed a bug which prevented his forward and backward throw to not reward a first hit bonus
  • While in level3 Venom, Shattering Cross (Towards + Medium) will no longer lose its armor breaking property when cancelled into Fist Slam (Down)

  • Brainiac
  • Slightly adjusted hit regions on Panic In The Sky (Towards + Medium, Down + Light, Hard)

  • Cyborg
  • Fixed a bug which could cause the HUD UI for his character power to display the wrong icon

  • Darkseid
  • The character power Parademons will no longer sometimes immediately attack if the character power button is still held down
  • Fixed a bug where Low Burn (Down + Hard) could remain active with no visual effect if he was hit during a specific frame
  • Fixed bug causing Charging Parademon to attack in the wrong direction under certain circumstances

  • Deadshot
  • Fixed bug causing opponent to gain meter when killed by Wrist Cannon while Poison Ammo is active

  • Flash
  • The visual effects for Gear Ability Sonic Bolt will no longer disappear if Flash was hit during the recovery frames

  • Green Arrow
  • Fixed a bug preventing Canary's Kiss (Towards + Hard) from receiving a damage boost when meter-burned or performed as a bounce cancel

  • Joker
  • Reduced the block stun on Chattering Teeth by 5 to prevent an inescapable block trap against most characters

  • Poison Ivy
  • Fixed a bug where Bed of Thorns visual effects could linger when the move was not active

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  • Fixed a bug which caused his wakeup attacks to have no invincibility frames (affects Fear Toxin & Traumatize)

  • Wonder Woman
  • The Gear ability Amalthea’s Protection no longer loses armor when meter-burned.
  • Fixed a bug causing Upward Amalthea Bash when done as a wakeup to lose invulnerability before the activate frame

Did the update improve your experience? Register to share your thoughts and identify lingering issues on the DC Universe Injustice forum! Anticipate the imminent arrival of Red Hood by watching the gameplay trailer! Like & share stories and information via @MK_Online and Facebook.

Mortal Kombat X Mobile - Jade Challenge
Mourn no more! Jade lives in Mortal Kombat X Mobile!

Her spirit was thought lost, but it seems the Edenian tracker Jade has found her way back to battle! Her skills can be yours to command if you unlock them by beating the latest Mortal Kombat X Mobile challenge!

Unlocking Jade means vaulting five tiers of challenges! Each tier consists of 12 battles, with the exception of the final 15-fight challenge! Tier 1 is a pitiful round of all Bronze Kards, Tier 2 a mix of Bronze & Silver, and Tier 3 an escalation to Silver Kards only. Only Spec Ops classed characters can enter Tier 4, before Tier 5 demands Kitana take down her one-time bodyguard!

You can end your mourning by downloading Mortal Kombat X Mobile free-to-play from Apple Store, Google Play & Amazon Games! Do so and you could unlockmore MKX Mobile exclusive content like Tanya, Baraka and Freddy Kreuger!

[Related Article: Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion Tournament 2017!]

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Unlock Limited Movie Wonder Woman Gear in Injustice 2
Multiverse challenge spins Wonder Woman into movie Gear!

With the addition of the new Gear system to Injustice 2 - NetherRealm Studios has a brand new bag to tempt players with! As Wonder Woman launches her assault on the big screen, the To End All Wars challenges gives you the ability to unlock the costume from the movie!

Wonder Woman is an Amazon warrior princess fighting for peace during the conflict of the First World War. Her attire is al ight armored adaptation of the classic star-spangled, gold plated costume fans know and love. In Injustice 2, it's yours to own if you complete five towers of Multiverse challenge!

You'll have to take Themyscira's champion through the battle if you want to unlock the movie gear [pictured above]. It's a manageable quest that culminates in a showdown with classic Wonder Woman nemesis: Cheetah! It's only available for a limited time, though -- so get your lasso into gear!

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