In addition to the “Klassic Skins” DLC, NetherRealm Studios also have downloadable characters coming to Mortal Kombat. The first of these is Skarlet, a red female ninja:

 

 

Interestingly, Skarlet has a history similar to Ermac, the red male ninja variant. While both Ermac and Scarlet — as she was dubbed at the time — were thought to be new characters in Mortal Kombat II, they were actually the result of colour glitches involving Scorpion and Kitana.

 

Scarlet glitch image sourced from the Mortal Kombat Wiki.

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Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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