Try Post-Launch Characters Without Buying in Mortal Kombat X’s Living Towers

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While the game itself has yet to hit stores, Mortal Kombat X already has a decent sized list of planned downloadable content. For those who are are curious about Jason Voorhees, Tremor, Predator, and Tanya but aren’t sure that they want to purchase them, NetherRealm Studios has revealed that you will be able to try them out before buying them.

According to series producer Ed Boon, the game’s Tower Mode will have three towers reserved for testing out upcoming characters in the Living Towers section. Each one changes characters based at different times, with one changing every hour and another changing every day.

The third tower is the Premier Tower, which he says is an “event tower.” There, players will get a chance to see how the post-launch cast members play, even if they haven’t purchased them. While fans won’t be able to subject the characters to high-level competition, this will be the perfect opportunity to get used to their basics before deciding to drop money.

Mortal Kombat X hits PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on April 14, and will arrive on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 sometime this summer.

Source: Angry Joe via Gamerant

French-Bread Announces Under Night In-Birtha Xnd -cosign-

Fans of Under Night In-Birth, take heart, because lead developer French-Bread has announced today that they are set to continue their work on the relatively new franchise with an interesting follow-up.

The sequel, called Under Night In-Birth Xnd -cosign-, will be the first 3D entry in the series, with normal 1v1 as well as 3v1 battles. The developers are reportedly aiming to support both 4K and 8K resolutions.

A couple of quick videos and screenshots of the game and its innovative new arcade stick have been released to demonstrate the still-developing title, so feel free to check them out below and let us know what you think of this new direction.

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Source: French-Bread via TS|NerdJosh

Relive Final Round 18’s Tension and Hype Courtesy of Hold Back to Block

There’s a special kind of magic in the air during the last day of any major tournament. It’s a combination of excitement and anxiety as the tournaments move toward their climaxes and the players involved get ready for some of the most intense matches of the event.

In their latest video, Hold Back to Block aptly captures some of this magic with a montage of scenes from Final Round 18’s finals day. If you were in attendance and want to relive your time in Atlanta or are curious what you missed out on, this is the perfect way to achieve those goals.

Source: Hold Back to Block