Mortal Kombat: Legacy was a 9 episode anthology that was written, directed and edited by superfan Kevin Tancharoen.The series debuted on Machinima.com's YouTube channel on April 11, 2011 and concluded on July 24, 2011. Originally Tancharoen pitched the series to Warner Bros. in the hopes that his re-imagined film would receive the green-light, but the studio declined to back the film. As a result the web series was born.
Blu-ray exclusives include:
- Mortal Kombat Legacy: Expanding The Netherrealm --Multi-chapter documentary brings the Mortal Kombat universe to life
- Mortal Kombat: Mysticism - Discover the powers that define the characters
- Mortal Kombat: Gear - Explore all the weapons that make Mortal Kombat fighting unique
Mortal Kombat: Legacy takes place before the events of the first tournament and tells the background stories of several characters from the franchise, culminating in their reasons for participating in the upcoming tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, on which the first game was based. The series is a non-linear anthology, with each episode independent of the rest, and devoted to the story of a specific character or characters.