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Mortal Kombat 1 Sequel: The Next-Level Face-off in Gaming

By Mazen (Mithrie) Turkmani
Published: August 28, 2023 at 12:15 PM BST

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September is always an exciting time for PlayStation Plus subscribers, and this year is no exception. Bill-bill Kun, a trusted source who has successfully leaked PlayStation Plus lineups in the past, recently revealed that the headline free game for September 2023 will be the highly anticipated Saints Row Reboot. Unfortunately, the complete list of free games for September will not be officially announced until 30th August 2023. Are you a PlayStation Plus subscriber? If not, this might be the perfect time to sign up! Check out the full story on VGC.

The Saints Row series has been a fan favorite since its inception, known for its over-the-top action and humorous take on the open-world genre. The reboot promises to deliver a fresh take on the franchise, while still retaining the elements that made the original games so beloved. You can watch the official Saints Row Reboot trailer on YouTube to get a taste of the action.


In other gaming news, Cygames recently released a new trailer for Granblue Fantasy Relink, the upcoming party-based JRPG set in the Granblue Fantasy universe. The game is set to release on 1st February 2024 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC. The Granblue Fantasy series has garnered a dedicated following over the years, and Relink promises to be a worthy addition to the franchise. Watch the release date trailer on the official PlayStation YouTube channel, and visit the official Granblue Fantasy Relink website for more information.


Last but certainly not least, NetherRealm Studios, the developers behind Mortal Kombat 1, have announced plans for a sequel. In an exclusive interview with, the development team shared their vision for the future of the Mortal Kombat series, stating that Mortal Kombat 1 is just the beginning. The game is scheduled for release on 14th September 2023. Have you ever played a Mortal Kombat game before? Read the full exclusive interview on, and watch the official "Rulers of Outworld" trailer on the Mortal Kombat YouTube channel.

As someone who has been a gamer for over three decades, I can't help but feel a sense of nostalgia and anticipation for these upcoming releases. The Saints Row series has always been a personal favorite of mine, offering a perfect blend of chaotic action and humor. The reboot promises to be bigger, badder, and bossier than ever before, and I, for one, cannot wait to dive back into the world of Saints Row.

Similarly, the Granblue Fantasy series has captivated fans worldwide with its intricate storyline and beautifully designed characters. Granblue Fantasy Relink promises to deliver an immersive experience that will satisfy both new and returning players. With its release date just around the corner, it won't be long before we can embark on another adventure in the Granblue Fantasy universe.

And then there's Mortal Kombat. A franchise that holds a special place in the hearts of many gamers, myself included. I remember playing the original Mortal Kombat on arcade machines back in the day, and it's incredible to see how far the series has come. The announcement of a sequel to Mortal Kombat 1 has certainly piqued my interest, and I'm eagerly anticipating what NetherRealm Studios has in store for us.

In conclusion, September 2023 is shaping up to be an exciting month for gamers. With the Saints Row Reboot as the headline free game for PlayStation Plus subscribers, the release of Granblue Fantasy Relink, and the announcement of the Mortal Kombat 1 sequel, there's plenty to look forward to. Remember to mark your calendars and stay tuned for more updates!

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