Midway Games Inc., a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced that four, all-new limited edition Premium Packs of Mortal Kombat: Armageddon will be available for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system when the latest iteration of Midway's best-selling fighting franchise ships to stores nationwide, currently scheduled for October 9, 2006. Midway also today announced that Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, currently in development at Midway's Chicago studio, is expected to be available for Nintendo Wii in Q1 2007. More specific details on Mortal Kombat: Armageddon for the Wii will be unveiled later this year.
Available exclusively on the PlayStation 2, three of the four Mortal Kombat: Armageddon Premium Packs will feature metallic packaging covers that highlight some of the franchise's most popular character duos, including: Sindel & Shao Kahn, Johnny Cage & Goro, and Kano & Sonya. The fourth Premium Pack set will feature the general Mortal Kombat: Armageddon retail box art on metallic packaging. The Premium Pack sets have a suggested retail price of $49.95 and will also include the following:
- An arcade-perfect, playable of the original Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
- Over 60 minutes of bonus DVD video content featuring a "History of Fatalities" movie, along with new videos for more than 50 of the Mortal Kombat characters
- An embossed metal package created exclusively for the limited edition Premium Pack sets; there will be four unique box fronts in total
- Animation cell cover art autographed by franchise co-creator, Ed Boon
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon --- the latest chapter in the award-winning video game fighting franchise. With the most complete roster ever, including every character from the Mortal Kombat fighting universe, revolutionary Create-A-Fighter and Create-A-Fatality modes, plus a new Konquest mode, Mortal Kombat: Armageddon promises to be the most complete, intensely lethal, fighting experience ever!
For more information about Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, please visit http://www.midway.com. Limited Edition Premium Packs available while supplies last.