NetherRealm Prioritizing Mortal Kombat 12 Over Injustice

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Business insider and journalist Jeff Grubb has claimed that NetherRealm Studios is presently prioritizing Mortal Kombat 12‘s growth over the subsequent Injustice because of uncertainty surrounding its future below WB Video games.

In response to Grubb, Mortal Kombat 12 is a safer guess than Injustice, partly as a result of the latter includes licensing agreements that may complicate issues ought to Warner Bros. need to offload NetherRealm. Moreover, Mortal Kombat is a money-maker.

“It strains up with the fact and it strains up with what I’ve heard, the place Mortal Kombat 12 would take advantage of sense as a result of that’s a recreation they know will earn a living, it would promote effectively,” Grubb mentioned in a GiantBomb video (through Video Video games Chronicle). “Mortal Kombat 11 was nice, it’s doing effectively, however if you happen to come out with Mortal Kombat 12 it would additionally promote and do effectively. On the similar time, you don’t have to make use of any of those Batman or Superman characters that could be tied up in licensing if you happen to attempt to eliminate NetherRealm or promote it to whoever.”

In July, WB Video games denied experiences that it’s trying to promote NetherRealm. The corporate launched a press release after Home windows Central’s Jez Corden claimed to have seen a doc pertaining to the potential sale of NetherRealm and LEGO developer TT Video games.

“I can affirm NetherRealm Studios and TT Video games will proceed to stay part of Warner Bros. Video games, and all are included within the Warner Media Discovery merger,” a WB spokesperson mentioned.

Given Grubb’s wonderful monitor file, it’s possible that WB is contemplating, or has thought of, a sale. We’ll replace our readers when now we have extra info.

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