Revealed today during Netherrealm Studio’s special event, MMA superstar Ronda Rousey is the voice of Sonya Blade in Mortal Kombat 11. That sounds about right.


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Gene Jacket

Seriously, what do “celebrity” voices add to any game (aside from a few extra zeros to the production budget)?

Is hearing Rousey’s voice coming from Sonya going make the game more fun to play or sell a single extra copy? Don’t answer that, it’s rhetorical, and the answer is no.