Mezco has sent along a press release that details their surprise deal to acquire the Mortal Kombat license. We were pleasantly surprised to see the first few figures at New York Comic-Con 2014. The press release not only mentions the 6″ figures we saw, but that fans can look forward to a 3.75″ line of figures as well! Here’s the press release with much more info from Mezco:
Mezco Toyz Acquires Mortal Kombat License
New York- Mezco Toyz is proud to announce it has entered into an agreement with Warner Brothers to create a new series of collectibles based on the popular video game franchise: Mortal Kombat.
Mortal Kombat is one of the most successful and influential video game franchises ever created. Having celebrated over two decades of success and with nine games in its legacy and an all new next gen platform game being released spring 2015, the Mortal Kombat brand is a top rated and earning game brand that is a fan favorite. With gamer anticipation at a record high, millions of units of the game have already been pre-sold.
Mortal kombat is well known for its unique characters, engaging fighting style and most notably, its finishing moves. Since its initial release in 1992, Mortal Kombat has won numerous awards, setting previously unimaginable sales records. With cumulative sales topping 40million games sold, Mortal Kombat has been called “One of the reasons for people to own a gaming console…”.
Mezco is in development on numerous lines based on the world of Mortal Kombat and starting with the new up coming Mortal Kombat X game. initial offerings include: 3.75 inch figures, 6 inch scale figures, accessories, bobble heads, plush figures, clip-ons and key chains and more.
Mezco previewed several of the 6inch scale Mortal Kombat figures at New York Comic Con in October.
Additional figures and more details will be revealed at Toys Fair in February 2015. Mezco’s Mortal Kombat lines will be available in stores starting 2015.
Toyark will be in attendance at Toy Fair in February. We’ll cover the reveals live from the show floor and we’ll update if any additional info becomes available prior to the show.