Mortal Kombat PC exceeds sales expectations, system requirements revealed

Mortal Kombat (2011) had a very successful run on the Xbox 360 and PS3.  A year later it was ported to the PS Vita system and earlier this year it found its way to PC.  While Ed Boon didn’t get into sales figures, he did announce that NetherRealm Studios is pleased which could mean that Injustice: Gods Among Us or other future projects might get a PC port as well.

Here are the system specifications for Mortal Kombat.

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: (32-bit) Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • CPU: Intel Core Duo, 2.4 GHz / AMD Athlon X2, 2.8 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS / AMD Radeon 3850
  • DirectX: DX 10
  • Windows XP and DirectX® 9.0c and below not supported

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: (64-bit) Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 750, 2.67 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 965, 3.4 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 / AMD Radeon HD 6950
  • DirectX: DX 11

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Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition coming to PC in July

After months of speculation, NetherRealm Studios will port Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition to PC and will be released in July.  If you don’t already about the ninth entry into the MK franchise, Mortal Kombat (2011) has won numerous awards including Fighting Game of the Year.  The Komplete Edition will include all of the character DLC, classic costumes, and pre-order bonuses.  Unlike the console versions it looks like this version will not include the soundtrack and the first Mortal Kombat film.  While the game will be available to download in July 3rd, it will not hit retail shelves until August 2nd.  Below is a press release.  Follow DMK on Twitter and Facebook!

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC
LONDON UK. – 22nd May, 2013 – Experience the legendary adrenaline pumping action as Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announces Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC. Windows PC players can now face-off with Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition, named the Fighting Game of the Year by Spike TV at the 2011 Video Game Awards.

Players enter the realm to face the Kombatants in Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC , delivering all of the downloadable content (DLC), including intrepid warriors Skarlet, Kenshi and Rain, as well as the notorious dream stalker Freddy Krueger. Additionally, the game offers 15 Klassic Mortal Kombat Skins and three Klassic Fatalities (Scorpion, Sub-Zero and Reptile).

Originally developed by NetherRealm Studios, led by Mortal Kombat co-creator and creative director Ed Boon and adapted for PC by High Voltage Software, the game will be available for digital distribution on 3rd July, while the physical edition will release on 2nd August for Windows PC.

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC features dynamic gameplay including Tag Team, Challenge Tower and a full feature length story mode. Players choose from an extensive lineup of the game’s iconic warriors and challenge their friends in traditional 1 vs. 1 matches, or gamers can spectate battles and interact directly with Kombatants online during the King of the Hill mode. The game supports the Mortal Kombat Tournament Edition Fight Stick and delivers full controller capability. Players will also be able to access achievements and leaderboard stats.

For more information about Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC , please visit www.mortalkombat.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mortalkombat or on Twitter @MK_Mortalkombat

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Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition coming to PC?

Mortal Kombat fans have been wondering when or if NetherRealm Studios would bring the 2011 Fighting Game of the Year to PC.  There are rumors going around that Mortal Kombat might come to PC despite Ed Boon stating that it would be highly unlikely.

Aside from Amazon taking pre-orders for the game, Steam also has the title in their database.  The Komplete Edition includes all of the DLC that was released along with the character theme soundtrack and a voucher to download the 1995 movie.

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MK9 Koming to Aus – Legally!

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Australia has announced that Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition, recently classified R18+ for “High impact violence, blood and gore” under the newly introduced adults-only classification category for video games, will be available in Australian stores on May 1.

The game will be available for PS3 and Xbox 360 and both versions will be priced at AUD$39.95.

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition includes the original game itself plus all previously released downloadable content.

Mortal Kombat was originally refused classification in February 2011 before the classification laws were revised.

While many Aussie MK fans may have already ‘acquired’ the game, this marks the first time it is legally on sale. As an Aussie gamer myself, I’ll borrow a quote from Tychus Findlay of Starcraft fame and simply say : Hell, it’s about time! 

Mortal Kombat available now for Playstation Vita

2011’s Fighting Game of the Year is back on Playstation Vita.  The game includes all content from the console versions plus new exclusive features such as extra classic costumes, a second Challenge Tower which will reward players with an even bigger reward, and so much more!  Be sure to pick up your copy today!  Below is an official press release from Warner Bros.
MORTAL KOMBAT NOW AVAILABLE FOR PLAYSTATION® VITA SYSTEM

Burbank, Calif. – May 1, 2012 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios announced today the exclusive release of Mortal Kombat for the PlayStation®Vita handheld system in North America. Making its debut on the new handheld device, the acclaimed fighting franchise delivers lethal action to gamers on-the-go, priced at $39.99.

“Mortal Kombat for PlayStation®Vita allows us to bring the best possible fighting experience to our loyal fans – anytime, anywhere,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “The game runs at a seamless 60 frames per second, and provides unique gameplay modes and features that take advantage of PlayStation®Vita’s exciting new hardware capabilities. Mortal Kombat for PlayStation®Vita is the ultimate portable fighting game and provides hours of fun for mobile gamers.”

Selling more than three million units worldwide, the reinvention of the franchise was released on consoles in 2011. Mortal Kombat became the highest-selling fighting game of the year and won numerous “Best Fighting Game of 2011” awards, including Spike TV’s 2011 Video Game Awards, Game Informer, Official Xbox Magazine and GameTrailers.com.

Bringing new and exclusive content to the PS Vita system, this edition of Mortal Kombat offers over-the-top fatalities and cringe-worthy X-ray moves. Players will get to test themselves with 150 brand new Challenge Tower missions, including touchscreen Fatalities, Test Your Slice and Test Your Balance. Players can also take the fight to their friends wherever they go with local multiplayer using ad-hoc connectivity or against friends near and far with a Wi-Fi connection.

The legendary fighting game is now available exclusively for the PS Vita system in North America.
For more information about Mortal Kombat, please visit www.themortalkombat.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mortalkombat or on Twitter @MK_Mortalkombat.