The upcoming DJ Vegas Sub-Zero skin for Mortal Kombat 11 looks great, but fans are going in hard after hearing his new voice

Maybe it'll become a meme and everyone will use it?

Posted by John 'Velociraptor' Guerrero • August 16, 2019 at 2:28 p.m. PDT

There's a new celebrity-themed skin coming to Mortal Kombat 11 on August 22, but data miners have already gotten their hands on the incoming Dimitri Vegas Sub-Zero and it's causing a stir in the kommunity.

Now it's not to say that the free Vegas skin isn't cool-looking, (the Tron/nightclub feel works well with what they're aiming for here) but after hearing the voice acting that replaces Steve Blum's expertly-delivered lines, players have started going in hard.

Vegas is known primarily as one half of a Belgian EDM duo (the other half is a DJ by the name of Like Mike) and is actually behind the music of Mortal Kombat 11's launch trailer. If you'd like to hear some of their recent work, we recommend you check out their collaboration with Paris Hilton on the NSFW song Best Friend's Ass.

With a reaction that's perhaps even stronger than the one to WWE's Rhonda Rousey delivering Sonya Blade's lines, the MK community has immediately deemed the performance a swing and a miss.

Vegas' delivery is admittedly a bit distracting, but many are not too angry with him considering the fact that he's not a professional voice actor. If there's an emerging lesson here, it may be that NetherRealm Studios might want to ease off the gas when it comes to celebrity cameos.

It's one thing to have Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa reprise his role as Shang Tsung, but we're quickly learning that it's probably best to leave the acting to the actors lest you risk facing the court of social media.

We've nabbed three quick clips from @SpinkyRB's Twitter so you can get an idea of how the new skin sounds while fighting. We've also included a video comparing the two voices below.


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Video credit: Sonya Blade.

In unrelated news, here's the music video for No Doubt's 1995 hit Don't Speak:

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