Mortal Kombat 1 Introduces Jean-Claude Van Damme as Johnny Cage
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Update: Official Trailer Released
Following the first look teaser, NetherRealms has now released an official trailer for Jean-Claude Van Damme in Mortal Kombat 1. The trailer showcases Van Damme’s portrayal of Johnny Cage, a beloved character from the Mortal Kombat franchise. Fans can watch the trailer on YouTube here. Additionally, the premium edition of the game is now available for pre-order, which includes the Johnny Cage skin.
“After 30 years, the man, the myth, the legend finally arrives in Kombat. Jean-Claude Van Damme becomes Johnny Cage in #MK1.”
Original Article: Jean-Claude Van Damme Joins Mortal Kombat 1
In an unexpected turn of events, Mortal Kombat series co-creator Ed Boon appeared on the popular YouTube show ‘Hot Ones’ to promote the upcoming release of Mortal Kombat 1. During the show, Boon unveiled the highly anticipated Jean-Claude Van Damme skin for the character Johnny Cage.
Ed Boon: “When we made the very first game, our original intention was to feature Van Damme as the arcade game character. We reached out to him multiple times, but it never came to fruition. Now, after 30 years, we finally have the opportunity to include him in Mortal Kombat 1 as Johnny Cage. It’s truly a full circle moment for the series.”
If you want to watch the full reveal of the Jean-Claude Van Damme skin on the Hot Ones’ YouTube episode, you can find it here starting at the 5:50 mark.
Excitement Builds for Mortal Kombat 1 Roster
With the addition of Jean-Claude Van Damme as Johnny Cage, the Mortal Kombat 1 roster continues to impress fans. The game already features a diverse lineup of characters, including the recently announced Nitara, portrayed by Megan Fox. Fans eagerly await the release of the game to experience the new and returning characters in action.
Pre-Order and Premium Edition Details
The premium edition of Mortal Kombat 1, which includes the Johnny Cage skin, is now available for pre-order. Players who pre-order will have the opportunity to play as the iconic action star and martial artist. Don’t miss out on this chance to bring Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Johnny Cage to the Mortal Kombat universe.
The inclusion of Jean-Claude Van Damme as Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat 1 is a significant milestone for the franchise. After 30 years of attempts, the Mortal Kombat team finally secured Van Damme’s involvement, adding to the excitement surrounding the game’s release. Fans can look forward to experiencing the iconic actor’s portrayal of Johnny Cage when Mortal Kombat 1 launches later this month.
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