Although Freddy Kreuger was the official DLC character announced for Mortal Kombat, we come to find out from NetherRealm Studios themselves that Jason and Michael Myers were also considered for the game at one point.
We all know that both Michael Myers and Jason are very well known for their bloodshed like Freddy, they tend to use a much larger selection of weaponry to dispatch their unsuspecting victims. Freddy, on the other hand, uses only his claw-like glove – which ended up being the main determining factor for his inclusion in the game.
“Over the years, we’ve certainly had a number of conversations about guest characters. A number of names were run by us: Jason, Michael Myers and all those guys. Freddy Kreuger, we felt, was the most instantly recognizable and he fits in with Mortal Kombat with his claws.”