Mortal Kombat 1 Release Date, Trailer, Gameplay, System Requirements and More

Fighting games are a great way to have a good time with friends. One of the best fighting game franchises out there is the Mortal Kombat franchise. The Mortal Kombat games have been around since 1992. From then till date, numerous Mortal Kombat games have been released for various platforms. In 2023, we are finally getting our hands on a brand new Mortal Kombat 1 game. So, if you are a franchise fan, here is everything you need to know about the new Mortal Kombat 1 game.

In this article, we take a look at the release date, trailer, gameplay, system requirements, and other details for the game Mortal Kombat 1. Let’s get started.

Mortal Kombat 1 Release Date and Announcement

The brand new Mortal Kombat 1 game was announced on the 18th of May 2023. We got to see an announcement trailer. This time, Mortal Kombat takes part in a whole new universe and makes playing Mortal Kombat 1 even more enjoyable. The release date for Mortal Kombat 1 has been set to September 13, 2023.

Mortal Kombat 1 – Developer and Publisher

Mortal Kombat 1 is being developed by NetherRealm Studios. This is the same studio with games under their belt such as Hogwarts Legacy, Gotham Knights, Lego: Star Wars, Back 4 Blood, and Mortal Kombat 11 just to name a few. The publisher for the Mortal Kombat 1 game is none other than Warner Bros Games. They have published a large number of games such as Mad Max, Mortal Kombat 11,  F.E.A.R, Hogwarts Legacy, and Gotham Knights just to name a few.

Mortal Kombat 1 Trailer and Gameplay

Mortal Kombat 1 is set in a new universe that has been created by the Fire God, Liu Kang. There are new lighting modes as well as game modes for you to enjoy. Of course, you do get to choose the character of your choice thanks to the good character roster that has always been present in the Mortal Kombat franchise.

Mortal Kombat 1 Release Date

The gameplay for Mortal Kombat 1 was revealed during the Summer Games Fest showcase. In this showcase, we got to see wild and brutal gameplay that showed off not only the moves but the deadly finishers and knockouts that you can now perform in the game. The game’s graphics have also improved a lot, thus making it a perfectly enjoyable Mortal Kombat game in 2023.

The game now features a brand new Kameo feature. So, what this does is you can bring in another fighter to perform some power moves on your opponent during the fight itself. There will be certain items that you can call in the other fighter to help you. This is also available for the opponent as well. Whether you are playing against the game or another person.

Mortal Kombat 1 Character List

Now, as we have seen with every Mortal Kombat game, the character roster has always been an important element for almost every player out there. Here is the list of the confirmed characters for Mortal Kombat 1.

Mortal Kombat 1 Release Date
  • Johnny Cage
  • Kenshi
  • Kitana
  • Kung Lao
  • Liu Kang
  • Mileena
  • Raiden
  • Scorpion
  • Shang Tsung
  • Sub-Zero

Mortal Kombat 1 Kameo Fighters

While it since to get assistance from the Kameo fighters, it’s also a good idea to see the list of Kameo fighters.

  • Goro
  • Jackson Briggs
  • Kano
  • Kung Lao
  • Scorpion
  • Sonya Blade
  • Stryker
  • Sub-Zero

Mortal Kombat 1 – Game Editions and Platforms

Mortal Kombat 1 will be available in two different editions. You can choose between the standard edition or the Premium edition. There is a special Collector’s edition, but that is only available for the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 players. Talking about platforms, Mortal Kombat 11 will be available on PC via Steam, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5.

Mortal Kombat 1 System Requirements

The developers have revealed the system requirements needed to play the game on your Windows PC. Check them out.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i56600 or AMD Ryzen 33100
  • RAM; 8 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 100 GB

Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5- 8400 or AMD Ryzen 53600 X
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 100 GB

This is everything you need to know about the new Mortal Kombat 1 game that is releasing later this year. The game is quite interesting. Will you be pre-ordering the game, or are you going to wait out and see how the game launches on release day to decide if it’s time to get the game right away or simply wait for a sale? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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