Next Mortal Kombat X Character Might Be a Masked Gunslinger

Gunslinger Erron Black looks like a likely candidate.

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Mortal Kombat X's companion comic book may have revealed one of the new characters that will join the fighting game's roster.

The character, named Erron Black, appears in issue #4 of the comics. Black looks like a Wild West gunslinger, with a wide-brimmed hat, ammo belts around his body, a gun holster, and poncho. He's also standing next to two character who are new to the Mortal Kombat series, D'vorah, and Kotak Khan, who introduced black as one of his deadliest warriors in the fight against Mileena, another character in the game.

Black's name, design, and introduction, make him a likely candidate to be one of the new fighters yet to be announced for the game. Mortal Kombat also has a history with gun-wielding characters, such Kurtis Stryker, who was first introduced in Mortal Kombat 3.

Earlier this week, developer NetherRealm Studios confirmed that Mortal Kombat X will not get a demo, and that we'll see another character revealed later this month.

Mortal Kombat X comes out on April 14 for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. Just recently, we learned about the game's four collector's editions and how the game's female characters will be more realistically proportioned.

For more on Mortal Kombat X, check out GameSpot's look at its new new modes below.

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EDarien

Just kidding! Rather than cool, new people, we're getting Cage and Sonya again. Oh, and Jason, the guy who walks everywhere and has a knife ...

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dylandr

They might want to stop adding new characters as in making sure the ones they have work correctly and aren't broken....

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streamline

Hopefully he will be a realistic gunslinger.

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GamerX614

and Kotal Kahn just ripped Goros arms off in #8

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nintendoboy16

Kind of reminds me of the nameless one from Red Steel 2.

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J-007

Its still a full month until the game is out, it is getting a bit much with these character revealings, I am a little concerned about the character choices...maybe we need this news to save the game from being a disappointment. The new fighters seem ok

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OniLordAsmodeus

why is this a news story now? That comic came out weeks ago, and to my knowledge there have been no hints lately, or ever foe Erron Black. Oh, my bad, this is click bait, and I fell into the trap. Carry on...

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Speranza318

Should import Roland from the Gunslinger =D

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pinkfloyd6789

hope they bring back brutality in this game...


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Archangel2222

So hyped for this game. Love the comics good idea to hype and explain the story and reveal characters, more games should do this, lengthy comics not just 1 or 2 only. This game will deliver the last game was so fun. Bravo NRS on changing the way fight games are made, story mode was an excellent idea even though fans were asking for it back in ps2 days

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cilvar

It's "starting" to get a bit obnoxious seeing a new MK X character tease article every other day. Who the hell reveals their game this way anyways? Wow. Just release the friggen thing on time, and guess what, we'll all see which characters are included, and which ones you plan to gouge our wallets with.

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Deadlysyns87

<< LINK REMOVED >> Super Smash did this. Also it is cool to see how the new system works with the Characters. But i do wish they would show more new Characters over original or dare i say it post Deadly alliance characters. Heck even Mortal kombat 4 had horrible characters.

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Shouoken4Peace

Just turn the game into Eternal Champions why doncha!

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Wargreymon559

<< LINK REMOVED >>I would kill for a new Eternal Champions...

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Pelezinho777

Would love it! Looks cool!

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Deadlysyns87

<< LINK REMOVED >> Also it is Reiko who seduced Mileena not Jarek

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Deadlysyns87

<< LINK REMOVED >> How does that influence the game at all? Jarek could be tapping Kano and it wouldn't matter.

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Fartman7998

Reminds me of Roland from The Dark Tower. Which means, if he's playable, he'll be the character I use forever....because that's bad to the bone.

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Deadlysyns87

Well if they are using characters from the Comics the stupid Characters and ideas could make a comeback which i hope doesn't happen. I don't want to see. They have reverted to the original timeline with Daegon being mentioned ETC so the story is going to be horrible again

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ratatack_906

Don't you think that might be jumping to conclusions a bit?

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immortality20

Soon as I seen him I thought of Roland from The Dark Tower books. Oh how I love those books

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Speranza318

<< LINK REMOVED >> I saw your comment after I made a similar post above. Truly a great series!

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Imajinn

Good choice honestly. I think we will see Takeda & Jacqui as well, which won't make much sense if they add Jax & Kenshi but I guess we will wait and see.

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DrunkenPunk800

Get Stephan Weyte (Caleb from Blood) to voice him!

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IcelandicHossi

what, Kitana gonna get smaller boobs, the hell is with that>?

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Martyr77

Sounds like a good choice.

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TheLeftHandDoom

but i thought they were going for realism. you can't have a man with a gun fighting an unarmed man. It's not fair.

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DrunkenPunk800

<< LINK REMOVED >> They're going for realistic graphics, not gameplay.

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Justgotowned121

<< LINK REMOVED >> Striker shoots Guns :D

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GamerX614

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Stryker also looked like Uncle Joey from Full House.

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DrunkenPunk800

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> And so did Jax in MK DA.

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dominoodle

<< LINK REMOVED >> What if that unarmed man shoots laser beams out of his eye? Is it fair then?

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FlyByTako

Gonna wait for next year when it is 20 bucks with all the DLC. Sorry Boon not gonna buy your season pass because of "deadlines".

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John_Aguilera

I'm all for this!

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Rafficus_III

So, basically Stryker in a different costume?

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Imajinn

<< LINK REMOVED >> ...or he could be the character with the bow everyone is talking about on the MK boards.

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PanoramaVee

Just bring it already. I read PS3 and Xbox 360 version will be release later after PS4&Xbone.

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megakick

This game looks so corny....

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DaVillain-

And this has to do because why?

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meedokicky

<< LINK REMOVED >> davillain, I agree with you. but sarahcescobar's st0rry is more interesting! Just yesterday I bought an Alfa Romeo by making 84.7$ per day just by working on my PS4. I couldn't believe it first, you should try it too.


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Armyboy5

I really like him in the comic, hope he's in the game if he's as tough as he looks

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