Shao Kahn is one of the many characters that returns to the roster of fighters in Mortal Kombat 11. With characters from the past and present of the series showing their faces for this epic story facing off against Kronika to save time as they know it, some players may be wondering how to get this former final boss to use in battle themselves. Here’s how to get Shao Khan in Mortal Kombat 11.
How to Get Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 11
Currently, there’s only one way to get Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 11, and that involves putting your money down on a pre-order of the game prior to its official release on April 23.
As such, you’ll need to move fast if you do want to get your hands on this former final boss and use him in battle against friends and others online.
We’ve broken down the details of how to redeem your Shao Kahn pre-order bonus in Mortal Kombat 11 down below.
How to Redeem the Pre-Order Bonus Digitally
The first thing you’ll need to do is ensure you’ve got your code for the DLC fighter. Depending on how you purchased the game, this could come in one of two forms.
If you pre-order Mortal Kombat 11 digitally, you’ll simply need to load up the game on release date. As your pre-order is automatically acknowledged by the digital store of your choice of platform, you won’t need to do anything else.
Simply load up the game and you’ll find that Shao Kahn is now ready and waiting for you to use in battle.
Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 11’s Physical Edition
Alternatively, if you pre-order a physical copy of Mortal Kombat 11, you’ll have a little bit more groundwork to do, albeit not that much.
With your copy of the game, you should receive a code that you’ll need to enter into Steam, the PlayStation Store, Xbox Store, or Nintendo eShop, depending on what platform you picked Mortal Kombat 11 up on.
Enter this code as you would any other on your platform of choice’s digital store, and you’ll then be able to confirm that you want to redeem Shao Kahn as a pre-order bonus for the game.
Once it’s downloaded and installed, simply load up the game and you should now find that Shao Kahn is ready and waiting to be used in battle.
That’s pretty much everything you need to know to get Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 11. For more tips, tricks, and guides, be sure to check out our ever-expanding guide wiki.