You'll be able to Press X to Jason Voorhees sooner than expected, as the Friday the 13th star will be wading into the Mortal Kombat X conflict from 5th May. Those that purchased the Kombat Pass will obtain early access to the character, meaning that everyone else will have to wait a week to get to grips with the hockey mask adorning antagonist.

NetherRealm Studios has promised to host a future stream detailing the new challenger, which you can expect to air the day before release – on 4th May. We rather liked the latest round in Warner Bros' brutal brand, explaining that it's merely "a few scratches short of a flawless victory" in our recent review.

[via eurogamer.net]