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Pretty pointless question. I somehow doubt Nintendo would ever let any of their mascots in a game where they’ll quite literally get ripped to shreds and have all sorts of violent actions used on them. Only possibility would be Bayonetta, but even she wouldn’t really fit in.

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Loneken said:
Mortal Kombat characters in other game? Yes...but only in Killer Instinct.

Yeah...this is the only crossover I would think would work.  They're almost from the same universe.  I don't think any of the characters in Smash would like to know about fatalities and people getting their hearts removed from their bodies while they're still breathing.  

Veknoid_Outcast said:
I’d be fine with a Scorpion or Raiden in Smash—Ryu already set the precedent—but a Nintendo character in MK would be a bit out of place. Also, the gore in MK can be nauseating at times, and, honestly, I’d prefer not to see Mario decapitated or Samus drawn and quartered.

I’d be cool with Raiden!  Him vs. Pikachu.  😁

melbye said:
Really have no interest in seeing any Nintendo-character get their spine ripped out

Always possible, with a lot of work, to make unique Finishing Moves for characters to use against Bowser, that are slightly less brutal.  

mZuzek said:
Nintendo character in Mortal Kombat? No.

Mortal Kombat character in Smash, though? Yeah, no.

Oh well.

S.Peelman said:
I don’t think so, it would be weird. Maybe, maybe they could make a villain work. Like Ganondorf in Mortal Kombat, I’d see that before any of the good guys.

Ganondorf vs Shao Khan!

AngryLittleAlchemist said:
Bayonetta's costumes are not an example of this kind of crossover. There's a spectrum of cartoon violence and Bayonetta happens to be on it - just in the "M" category of it. Games like Mortal Kombat and Doom are certainly cartoony in their violence, but they skew too far in the gory direction I think. So no, Nintendo wouldn't allow their characters to be in Mortal Kombat.

As for Mortal Kombat being in Smash .... I honestly wouldn't mind someone like Sub-Zero, but at the same time this kind of mentality really annoys me. It REALLY annoys me that a game simply being on a Nintendo platform makes people think that the game is likely to be rep'd in Smash Bros. It REALLY annoys me that the first thing that came out of Mortal Kombat 11 being on Switch was people automatically thinking that MK will be/should be in Smash. I don't think these characters should be added just cause. We're at a point where people have less skepticism over Mortal Kombat getting in than they did for popular anime boys from huge japanese franchises getting in just because they weren't on a Nintendo platform.

I think that from a franchise perspective, the series is old enough and has stood the test of time well enough/is currently relevant, that a character would be deserving to enter SSBU. Add to that the timing of SSBU and MK11 and it’s not a bad marketing idea.  We’ll see.

Loneken said:
Mortal Kombat characters in other game? Yes...but only in Killer Instinct.

That’d be cool.

They can put Kirby in MK. Smash Ultimate prooved Kirby is the most powerful video game character ever. No need for fatalities because no-one will beat Kirby anyway.

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I don't really see Nintendo adding one of their characters to MK, maybe costumes at most but not characters, kind of like Tekken Tag 2 on Wii U.

MK in Smash? I would be cool with it, the series is pretty iconic and it has presence in Nintendo. Deserves it a ton more than Persona for sure.

Sure, any crossover would spark interest but this one comes down to one aspect for me and it isn't violence. Gameplay. Nintendo takes it extremely serious while the guys over at Neatherealm care more about graphics.
I was once a strong MK supporter. I grew up playing UMK3 and in the arcades. Trilogy, although ran on the same engine, was the mark of that franchises downfall.
I was just saying how MK is easily one of the worst examples to make the 2D to 3D transition. Mario? Arguably the best.
Now if a kombatant made his or her way into Smash, the whole nature changes. Nintendo, imo, would most likely show NR how it's done with smooth animation that actually makes sense.
MK needs to reinvent itself in a more fluid and polished animate before even considering making guest appearances.
Especially in a game produced by the masters.

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I almost never like cross over characters because it just doesn't make sense. Geralt in the new Soul Calibur is the one exception, because I bought the ridiculous explanation of it.

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I would love a MK character in Smash. Not the other way around. Don't feel the need to see Nintendo characters get ripped apart.

Scorpion and sub zero in smash
Bayonetta and Mythra or Pyra in MK11