Mortal Kombat 1 Release Date, Gameplay, Trailer, Rumors, and More

Mortal Kombat 1 Release Date

Mortal Kombat is one of the best fighting video game franchises that started back in 1992. The violence, gore and gameplay mechanics of each installment in this franchise are staggering.

If you are a fan of the Mortal Kombat franchise then you might want to start calling the first Mortal Kombat game Mortal Kombat 1992 because the newest installment in this stunning franchise is called Morta Kombat 1 which was released in September of 2023.

Yes, the series has gone back to square one this time and the main focus seems to be on Liu Kang as he inherited godly powers by the end of Mortal Kombat 11.

Today we will be covering everything about Mortal Kombat 1 Release Date, Gameplay, Trailer, Rumors, and more about Mortal Kombat 1 in this article so without wasting any time let’s get started.

When was Mortal Kombat 1 Released?

Mortal Kombat 1 Release Date

The newest installment in the Mortal Kombat franchise was released on September 18, 2023, and early access began on September 14 for people who ordered the special editions of the game.

Tons of Mortal Kombat fans pre-ordered the game and enjoyed it when it was released back in September of 2023.

We’re glad that NetherRealm Studios didn’t delay the game as Mortal Kombat fans loved the previous installment and were eager to know what the storyline of the next installment had in store for them. Now we will spill some beans about the storyline of the new Mortal Kombat game down below.

Mortal Kombat 1 Storyline

Mortal Kombat 1 Storyline
Mortal Kombat 1 Storyline

If you haven’t played the new Mortal Kombat game then do not worry as we won’t be giving out any Spoilers, so you guys can continue reading. The Storyline of Mortal Kombat 1 features a completely different timeline which is referred to as the New Era and it is because the reality got reset at the end of Mortal Kombat 11.

The new timeline is protected by Kang and features familiar faces in reimagined roles. Some of the things remain the same, for example, Shang Tsung and other foes are still up to no good even after being given a fresh new chance of living a peaceful life.

We believe that the storyline in this Mortal Kombat game is something different and has the potential to take the franchise to new heights.

NetherRealm Studios have been on top of their game at this moment as they delivered us a new stunning experience like never before.

Gameplay of Mortal Kombat 1

Mortal Kombat 1 Gameplay
Mortal Kombat 1 Gameplay

Netherrealm Studios has drastically improved the gameplay in Mortal Komabt 1 from the previous Mortal Kombat games. The gameplay seems more polished and smooth than ever before and one more thing is the graphics which makes the gameplay look sublime.

The developers have brought a few new elements as well like the Kameo fighters which are really impressive.

Players can now choose a Kameo fighter after choosing a primary fighter, the Kameo fighters will assist the primary fighters from time to time during the match.

We will also provide you with the Mortal Kombat 1 gameplay below so you guys will have a better idea of how the gameplay is in the new MK title.

This was about the gameplay in Mortal Kombat 1 now we will discuss the official Trailer of this game which was released a few months ago.

Mortal Kombat 1 Trailer

The Reveal Trailer for the new Mortal Kombat game was released a few months back and it looked really amazing.

It featured some characters like Kung Lao, Scorpion, Sub Zero (who is believed to be Bi-Han), and Kitana but the main focus of the Trailer was on Liu Kang. We will provide you with the Reveal Trailer for the game down below.

The quote that Liu Kang says in the Trailer is “There is always something worth fighting for” and it could indicate that many villains could make a return but we would have to wait patiently for that until the game is out. This was it for the Trailer now let us jump on to the platforms on which Mortal Kombat 1 is released.

Mortal Kombat 1 Platforms

Mortal Kombat 1 Platforms
Mortal Kombat 1 Platforms

NetherRealm Studios really knows how to keep their fans happy as they released the game on all the next-gen platforms. The game was released on PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch.

Sadly PS4 and Xbox One X/S gamers won’t be able to enjoy the game on their consoles as PS4 and Xbox One aren’t really capable of running the game anymore. If you own these consoles then we would advise you to upgrade your system in order to enjoy the game.

PS4 gamers could check out the Best multiplayer co-op games for PS4. The developers have optimized MK1 well so that even mid-range gaming PCs can run the game flawlessly at a high refresh rate. This was it for the platforms now we will list down the system requirements of Mortal Kombat 1.

MINIMUMRECOMMENDED
OS: Windows 10 64bitOS: Windows 10/11 64bit
Processor: Intel Core i5 6600 or AMD Ryzen 3 3100Processor: Intel Core i5 8400 or AMD Ryzen 5 3600x
RAM: 8GBRAM: 8GB
Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 980 or AMD Radeon RX 470Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
DirectX: Version 12DirectX: Version 12
Storage: 100 GBStorage: 100 GB

Mortal Kombat 1 News

Mortal Kombat 1 News
Mortal Kombat 1 News

NetherRealm has also mentioned an in-game currency called Dragon Krystals which can be used to purchase in-game items.

New characters have also been introduced at the Gamescom event and those are Sindel and General Shao. Motaro and Shujinko are the 2 new kameo fighters that have also been introduced. We will provide you guys with a trailer down below.

The game will have 3 different editions for gamers to purchase. We will list all three editions below with what they will provide the gamers.

Standard Edition

The standard edition will cost $70 on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S and will have the provide the stuff down below.

  • Primary Game

Premium Edition

The premium edition will cost $110 and will provide the following stuff down below.

  • Early access to the game on September 14
  • 1,250 Dragon Krystals
  • Johnny Cage’s character’s skin
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Early access to six new playable characters
  • Five new Kameo fighters

Kollector’s Edition

The kollector’s edition will cost $250 and will provide the stuff we have mentioned below.

  • Early access to the game on September 14
  • 1,250 Dragon Krystals
  • Johnny Cage’s character’s skin
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Early access to six new playable characters
  • Five new Kameo fighters
  • 16.5-inch Liu Kang sculpture
  • Three exclusive art prints
  • Steel Case
  • Additional 1,450 Dragon Krystals

Gamers can discover a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe created by Fire God Liu Kang. Mortal Kombat 1 ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and Fatalities! Keep reading down below to know all the characters in Mortal Kombat 1.

All The Characters In Mortal Kombat 1

There are tons of characters in the latest MK game and we will list every single character present in the game down below for you guys.

Regular Characters Present In The Base Game

  • Ashrah
  • Baraka
  • General Shao
  • Geras
  • Havik
  • Johnny Cage
  • Kenshi
  • Kitana
  • Kung Lao
  • Li Mei
  • Liu Kang
  • Mileena
  • Nitara
  • Raiden
  • Rain
  • Reiko
  • Reptile
  • Scorpion
  • Shang Tsung (pre-order exclusive)
  • Smoke
  • Sub Zero
  • Sindel
  • Tanya

DLC characters In MK 1

  • Ermac
  • Homelander
  • Omni-Man
  • Peacemaker
  • Quan Chi
  • Takeda

Kameo Fighters In MK 1

  • Goro
  • Jax Briggs
  • Kano
  • Kung Lao
  • Scorpion
  • Sonya Blade
  • Stryker
  • Sub-Zero
  • Cyrax
  • Sektor
  • Frost
  • Darrius
  • Sareena
  • Montaro
  • Sujinko

Mortal Kombat 1 Rumors

Mortal Kombat 1 Rumors
Mortal Kombat 1 Rumors

There were tons of Rumors regarding Mortal Kombat 1 spreading across the internet like fire and people were believing them as well. Many people believe that Sonya Blade will be making a return in the game as well.

If you guys have played Mortal Kombat 11 then don’t forget to check out Mortal Kombat 11 Tier List. Alright this was it for the Rumors now we will answer some FAQs down below for you guys

Frequently Asked Questions

When was Mortal Kombat X released?

Mortal Kombat X was released on April 14, 2015

Is Scorpion the strongest character in Mortal Kombat?

No Scorpion is not the strongest character in Mortal Kombat but he surely is on top of his game.

When was the first Mortal Kombat game released?

The first Mortal Kombat game was released on October 8, 1992.

Conclusion

This was everything that you need to know about Mortal Kombat 1 and if you guys have any doubts regarding the information that we have provided in the article then don’t forget to write them down in the comments.

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