Mortal Kombat X Has Strong Female Characters

by Damian Seeto

Mortal Kombat X’s creative director, Ed Boon, talked about how the Mortal Kombat series as a whole as always featured strong female characters.

Ed Boon was recently interviewed by GamesMaster magazine where he talked more about Mortal Kombat X, plus various other topics. A Reddit user kindly shared the entire interview online.

Going back to female characters, Ed Boon says the Mortal Kombat series “represents empowered females more than almost any game out there“. This is true since the first game featured Sonya Blade, with subsequent games featuring the likes of Kitana, Mileena and more.

Mortal Kombat X is set to include even more female characters that can hold their own against the other male characters. Some of the new female characters featured include Cassie Cage, and D’Vorrah. There is sure to be more female characters to be announced in the coming months before the game comes out this April.

Ed Boon even went further to comment that their “female characters are treated exactly like our male characters“. He says they have a higher percentage of female characters than most other fighting games.

Mortal Kombat X will be released from April 14th for the PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360.