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Mortal Kombat X May Feature Brutality, NetherRealm Teases

During yesterday’s stream of Mortal Kombat X, developer NetherRealm teased an exciting feature that hasn’t been seen an MK game for a while. The feature in question is brutality, a brutal big brother of fatality.

Developers promised to be back with new and exciting content in an upcoming live stream. However, NetherRealm avoided committing to a solid date for this live stream:

“We do have another stream coming up really soon — probably sooner than you think — can’t give you a date right now, but let me tell you this: it’s going to be brutal.”

This is not the first time we heard about brutalities coming back. During a recent video break down of Mortal Kombat X’s different game modes, an eagle-eyed YouTube user a saw screen that suggested a 10% XP boost after performing a brutality.

Brutalities were first introduced way back with the release of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 for Super NES and Sega Genesis.

For those who don’t know what a brutality is, it allows players to perform a long combo by rapid input of different buttons. In the end, you can bet that your opponent won’t be standing back up.

It’s been a while since we last saw this feature and it will be great news if brutalities are coming back. Mortal Kombat X is heading to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC starting April 14.

Would you like to see the return of brutalities? Let us know what you think in the comments below.