First official look at Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 11 by NetherRealm Studios

Family reunions must be pretty awkward for Shao Kahn and Kitana

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • April 15, 2019 at 3:14 p.m. PDT

NetherRealm Studios has officially given us our first look at Shao Kahn outside of his initial announcement and the game's story trailer. More specifically, his intro dialogue is shown with Kitana.

Previously, Kitana was Shao Kahn's adoptive daughter after Shao Kahn conquered Edenia. This didn't stop Shao Kahn from ultimately betraying Kitana during the events of Mortal Kombat 9 and the original timeline.

Needless to say, there isn't much of a loving father-daughter relationship present here anymore.

"It's time you die, daughter," initiated Shao Kahn. "The feeling's mutual, father," returned Kitana.

Shao Kahn would finish this exchange with "then let us begin." Yeah, this is a pretty messed up family history.

Keen-eyed observers will probably notice that this dialogue is taking place on what appears to be a new stage.

We'll probably be getting an official gameplay breakdown of Shao Kahn from NetherRealm Studios in the near future.


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Remember that Shao Kahn is a pre-order bonus for Mortal Kombat 11. Being that the game is released on April 23, 2019, there are only seven days remaining to make the pre-order.

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