Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection dated for late August

NetherRealm Studios has finally announced the release date for the downloadable title which includes Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II, and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3.  The game will hit Playstation Network and Xbox Live on August 31 for $9.99 or 800 MS Points.  North American PSN users will get the game a day early.  The game will also be available on PC via Steam.

Gamestop is offering a bundle which includes the game and the Mortal Kombat Klassic Fightsick by PDP for Xbox 360 and PS3 which will go for $129.99.  The fightstick is similar to the one PDP released with the Tournament Edition of Mortal Kombat but the Klassic Fightstick’s design is based on the original Mortal Kombat arcade cabinet.

Below is an official press release confirming the release date for the game.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announces the Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection will officially be available for download in the United States on August 30, 2011. Launching on PlayStation®Network for $9.99, this will mark the first time the original Mortal Kombat arcade trilogy – Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 2 and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 – have been brought together in a single collection. On the next day, August 31, 2011, the game will also be available globally for PSN, for Xbox Live (800 MS Points) and PC ($9.99).

Developed by Other Ocean in conjunction with NetherRealm studios, the Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection will feature online play, leader boards, achievements and trophies, as well as offering fans the chance to play through the games in their original arcade state.

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