His real name is Major Jackson Briggs, leader of a top US special forces unit. After receiving a distress signal from Lt. Sonya Blade, Jax embarks on a rescue mission. One that leads him into a ghastly world where he believes that Sonya is still alive.

Special Moves

Energy Wave: Forward to Back, HK

Ground Pound: Hold LK for 3 seconds, then release

"Gotcha" Grab: Forward, Forward, LP (keep tapping LP for extra hits)

Back Breaker: Block in air when next to airborne opponent

Body Slam: Perform a Throw and repeatedly tap HP

Finishing Moves

Fatality 1: Block, Block, Block, Block, LP (at sweeping range)

Fatality 2: Hold LP, press Forward, Forward, Forward, release LP (at close range)

Friendship: Down, Down, Up, Up, LK (use Block)

Babality: Down, Up, Down, Up, LK (use Block)

Stage Fatalities: Up, Up, Down, LK (use Block)


Jax finds Sonya held captive alongside their arch enemy Kano. Her only chance of escape is by Jax entering Shao Kahn’s contest. With fierce determination he catches the Outworld Warriors off guard and Wins the Tournament bringing Shao Kahn’s rule to a crashing halt.

During the Chaos that follows, Jax and Sonya escape through the dimensional gate from which they entered. Kano once again eludes capture but Jax and Sonya know they will cross paths with him in the future.