The PS3 Full Games category just got bigger as Mortal Kombat joins the digital store with their latest catalogue update to the PlayStation Network [via PlayStation.Blog]!

Available for $49.99 on the US store (£29.99/€39.99 in Europe), the game download is 9.8G. PlayStation Plus users will be able to access a free sixty minute trial version of the game, as part of their package [as a full download]. As you would expect, this PS3 version of Mortal Kombat comes with the much discussed exclusive guest character, Kratos, of God of War fame.

Online play and an award winning story mode are promoted parts of this complete game. A plethora of downloadable contents are also available on the PlayStation Network store.

Kombat will continue on the PlayStation per the recently announced Mortal Kombat for PS Vita. NetherRealm Studios Creative Director, Ed Boon, says, "The NetherRealm team is committed to making sure that we follow up the success of 2011's Mortal Kombat with an equally compelling experience on the PlayStation Vita." This version will be available in Spring. [full story]

Updates to international PSN stores are as yet unknown. Mortal Kombat Online will attempt to keep you updated on availability. International readers, if you have info, share it with us!