Mortal Kombat introduces Freddy Krueger

Freddy Krueger is coming to Mortal Kombat. I’d just like to let that sentence sit there for a moment, without any embellishment. Freddy Krueger is coming to Mortal Kombat.

Freddy Krueger in Mortal Kombat

Freddy Krueger, doing what he does best.

Warner Bros. has confirmed the fourth and final downloadable character for the banned-in-Australia beat’em’up will indeed be everybody’s favourite Nightmare. He’ll be arriving in the NetherRealm from August 9th, costing gamers around US$5.

The Elm Street local brings with him his trademark hat and slashed, striped sweater, as well as a unique moveset, story ending and – of course – all his own fatalities.

Here’s the fabulous Mortal Kombat trailer – even if we’re not quite sure just why Mr. Krueger has added an extra bladed glove for this appearance. Glad to see that furnace making a reappearance, though…

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