Fans are eagerly awaiting the over-the-top brutality of Mortal Kombat X and, while mainstays of the franchise have been slowly unveiled over the course of several months, we can’t help but wonder which guest characters will be featured within the game. Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has already confirmed that cameo combatants will be involved within the next entry of the gruesome fight title, and has just recently gone so far as to tease Twisted Metal‘s Sweet Tooth for inclusion in the game.
With all of that in mind, we here at Game Rant have put our heads together to think up five guest characters that would fit the nitty-gritty and hyper violent aesthetic of the Mortal Kombat universe. Past bonus combatants have included the likes of Kratos from God of War and Freddy Krueger from the Nightmare on Elm Street series, which establishes a pretty firm understanding of what NetherRealm Studios looks for in a special guest fighter. With that desire for violent newcomers in mind, here’s our list of the top five guest characters we want to see in Mortal Kombat X.
Created by the legendary Todd McFarlane, Spawn (a character that shares a name with his comic series) would make a perfect addition to the forthcoming installment in the Mortal Kombat franchise. The tragic anti-hero is no stranger to getting his hands dirty, quickly brutalizing criminals whenever he sees fit, and there’s very little that would hold him back from doing the same to the likes of Reptile or any other menacing foes. With the ability to transform parts of his body into nightmarish weapons, Spawn makes perfect sense as a guest combatant.
There’s no debating the lethality of this alien baddie. Since the well-equipped Predator hunts dangerous animals, largely humans, for sport this character’s appearance in a Mortal Kombat game could easily be justified – as there’s no deadlier game than the participants in an MK tournament. With myriad of armaments in-hand that allow the ferocious beast to cloak, detect heat and impale foes, Predator would easily be a solid match for any of the existing fighters. Besides, anyone who can go toe-to-toe with the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger deserves some serious credit.