Fighting game fans, you’ll be able to test your might come next-gen, as it looks like NetherRealm Studios is already working on Injustice and Mortal Kombat PS5 and Xbox Series X projects based on the latest job listings.
A recent WB Games (parent company of NetherRealm Studios) job listing has the studio looking for a Principal Software Engineer that can work on next-gen graphics. And yes, it specifically mentions the Mortal Kombat and Injustice franchises, too.
NetherRealm, a division of WB Games Inc., seeks a Principal Software Engineer – Graphics to drive the next generation console graphics vision for the Mortal Kombat™ and Injustice™ franchises. As a Principal Graphics Engineer you will work closely with the Lead Engineer and the rest of your peers to develop state-of-the-art graphics technology for the PS5, and XBOX Series X. Your domain will span the entire rendering pipeline and your responsibilities will include optimization, design, and implementation of pivotal new graphics technology.
Note that WB Games (via MortalKombatOnline) has been confirmed to be announcing this coming August at the DC Fandome digital event, though we’re not expecting that to be related to Injustice or Mortal Kombat, who knows, right?
Speaking of Injustice, go download Injustice: Gods Among Us for free right now! It’s up for a limited time, so get to it.