Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios have announced a demo of their upcoming beat-em-up Mortal Combat for the PS3 and Xbox 360.

The PS3 demo will be available to PlayStation Plus members on the 8th March, while everyone else will need to wait for a week until March 15th to play it.

Xbox 360 owners will get the demo at a later date, but none was specified.

The Mortal Kombat demo puts the fight into the hands of the gamers and offers them the chance to master iconic warriors Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Mileena and Johnny Cage in two of the games most renowned arenas - the Living Forest and the Pit. The demo features the arcade ladder for one or two players.