Next Mortal Kombat DLC hits July 19

NetherRealm bringing water-imbued ninja Rain to 360, PS3 fighter in two weeks for $5; trailer inside.

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Mortal Kombat boasted an impressive 27-character roster when it arrived for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in April, but that hasn't stopped NetherRealm from adding new brawlers to the arena. With the blood-soaked Skarlet and blind fighter Kenshi already available, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment said today that gamers can purchase the purple-clad ninja Rain beginning July 19.

Rain has more going for him than just a smirk-inducing Prince reference. The ninja holds a mastery over the element of water, and his mystical powers include being able to levitate enemies in a globe of liquid and calling down a blast of lightning. As seen in Rain's coming-out trailer below, the ninja also has a standard assortment of bone-crunching kicks, punches, and grapples.

I only wanted to see you bathing in the purple rain.
I only wanted to see you bathing in the purple rain.

Like Skarlet and Kenshi, Rain can be downloaded through Xbox Live or the PlayStation Network for $5 (400 Microsoft points). Xbox 360 gamers have the added option of purchasing the Mortal Kombat season pass, which offers Skarlet, Kenshi, Rain, and an as-yet-unannounced fourth downloadable character for 1,200 Microsoft points ($15).

For more information, check out GameSpot's review of Mortal Kombat.

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