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Ed Boon Hints at Horror Movie Icons Coming as DLC to Mortal Kombat 1

By now, the fighting game community is pretty used to Mortal Kombat 1’s Creative Director Ed Boon using social media to hint at interesting things to come. This time around, Boon may have been revealing that horror icons are coming to Mortal Kombat 1.

It’s officially spooky month and people have started movie marathons with classic horror icons like Freddy Krueger, Jason, Michael Myers, and Chucky. Boon has also been thinking a lot about some of the most famous and classic villains in horror history, putting up a mysterious tweet that had fans speculating about future DLC.

In the tweet, Boon shared an image of famous horror icons, some with check marks on their faces and others with question marks.

  • Jason - Check
  • Freddy - Check
  • Leatherface - Check
  • Jason Voorhees - Question Mark
  • Pinhead - Question Mark
  • Chucky - Question Mark
  • Billy the Puppet - Question Mark
  • Michael Myers - Question Mark
  • Ghostface - Question Mark

Are Horror Movie Icons Coming to Mortal Kombat 1?

So what does this tweet really mean?

Mortal Kombat horror characters

First, you probably remember that Jason, Freddy, and Leatherface have appeared in past Mortal Kombat games, hence the checkmark. This means that Boon is considering other horror movie masters for Mortal Kombat 1, but which ones?

So far, six horror movie classics have a question mark above their head. It seems as though Boon is hinting that some of these villains will make an appearance in Mortal Kombat 1, but it’s not confirmed which ones — if any.

This has left fans with a lot of questions and excitement. There’s a lot of chatter about these horror movie baddies coming to Mortal Kombat 1 as DLC this spooky season but it’s not currently clear if this is actually happening. The characters in the first Kombat Pack DLC have already been revealed, including Omni-Man, Peacemaker, Homelander, and more.

Is Boon planning to add in a horror movie favorite? Or is this a hint at what’s to come way down the line?

Most fans have asked for Ghostface and Michael Myers out of the listed options in the tweet. Chuckie and Billy the Puppet are a bit too short (and we all know how annoying Yoda was in Soul Calibur II). Will Michael Myers and more make it to Mortal Kombat 1 before Halloween? We shall see if this is a trick or treat soon enough.