Raiden is about to be killed by shao kahn, and just before he delivers the last blow, raiden sends a mental message to his earlier self by saying that he must win, and the camera rewinds back to mortal kombat 1. the raiden from mortal kombat 1 then gets the message and experiences a premonition. the game then spans mortal kombat 1, 2, and 3, retelling the story with an enlightened raiden, who has changed the course of events. eventually, everything the player has seen happen before — liu kang winning, lin kuei turning into cybernetic ninjas, has been altered. you might see a cybernetic character who wasn't before, and a different version of events.
Relase Date: 2011-04-19