“Mortal Kombat 1 Soft Reboot Now Accessible on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Microsoft Windows, and Nintendo Switch, Leaving PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Users Out of the Fight”
Earlier this year, Mortal Kombat 1 created a significant online buzz, promising fresh updates to the beloved franchise. The announcement hinted at a new parallel universe, ushering in exciting character designs and gameplay innovations, including the intriguing tag-and-assist-based Kameo Fighter system. Recently, at Gamescom on August 22, a new trailer dropped, unveiling additional characters and generating even more anticipation.
With less than a month until the game’s launch, here’s a comprehensive look at all the key details about Mortal Kombat 1:
Mortal Kombat 1 is confirmed to release on September 19, 2023, as stated by the developers, with no anticipated delays. The countdown to intense battles is underway, making it an ideal time for fans to delve into the intricate series storyline before the game’s arrival.
Soft Reboot: Mortal Kombat 1 marks the series’ second soft reboot since Mortal Kombat 9. This presents an exciting opportunity for newcomers to dive into this world of violent fighting games. For those interested, pre-ordering the game might be a wise choice.
Gamers have the option to pre-order Mortal Kombat 1 from various retailers, including GAME. There are several editions available for pre-order:
- Standard Edition: Pre-order the standard edition for PS5 at £59.99, Xbox Series X, or Nintendo Switch at £54.99. Digital pre-orders are also available on PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, and PC (Epic Games Store and Steam), once the game page becomes active. All pre-orders include the playable character Shang Tsung.
- Premium Edition: Available for pre-order at £84.99 on PS5 and Xbox Series X at GAME, the Premium Edition includes everything in the Standard Edition plus the Kombat Set, a costume featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme for Johnny Cage, and early access to six new playable characters and five Kameo Fighters post-launch.
- Collector’s Edition: Exclusively available for pre-order at GAME for £239.99 on PS5 and Xbox Series X, the Collector’s Edition includes all Premium Edition content along with a 16.5-inch tall sculpture of Liu Kang by COARSE, three limited-edition art reproductions, a steel case, and extra Dragon Krystals.
Mortal Kombat 1 will be accessible on PlayStation 5, Xbox One X/S, Microsoft Windows (via Epic Games Store and Steam), and Nintendo Switch. Notably, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users will not be able to partake in this latest soft reboot of Mortal Kombat 1.
The development teams have focused their efforts on current-gen platforms, with NetherRealm overseeing the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions, QLOC handling the PC port, and Shiver Entertainment & Sabre Interactive taking charge of the Nintendo Switch version.
For those seeking a glimpse of what’s in store, multiple trailers, including the latest one from Gamescom, offer a sneak peek into the world of Mortal Kombat 1.