Mortal Kombat X
Â is NetherRealm Studios' next highly anticipated installment in its legendary, critically acclaimed fighting game franchise that propels the iconic franchise into a new generation.Â Mortal Kombat X
Â is scheduled for release in 2015 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC. Mortal Kombat XÂ
is aÂ fighting video gameÂ developed byÂ NetherRealm StudiosÂ and published byÂ Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Running on theÂ Unreal Engine 3, it is the tenth main installment in theÂ Mortal Kombat
Â video game series and a sequel to the 2011 gameÂ Mortal Kombat
. It was released on April 14, 2015 forÂ Microsoft Windows,Â PlayStation 4, andÂ Xbox One. NetherRealm studio's mobile team developed a version forÂ iOSÂ andÂ AndroidÂ devices.Â High Voltage SoftwareÂ developed the PC version of the game, with Polish studio QLoc taking over the work on it shortly after the release of Kombat Pack 1. Like previousÂ Mortal Kombat
Â games,Â Mortal Kombat X'
s gameplay consists of two players, or one player and the CPU, fighting against each other with their selected character, using a large, varied array of character specific attacks. The game contains several modes, such as a story mode, which takes place twenty-five years after the previousÂ Mortal Kombat
Â game, several 'Tower' modes, which feature dynamically changing challenges, numerous online modes, and the 'Krypt', a mode played in aÂ first-personÂ perspective where players explore the areas unlocking a variety of in-game items. The console versions ofÂ Mortal Kombat X
Â received mostly positive reviews from critics upon release. Most praise was directed at the game's controls, overall gameplay, graphics, story, and characters, with some reviewers calling it the best game in theÂ Mortal Kombat
series. However, the PC version of the game was met with mixed reception, with reviewers blaming numerous technical issues (including frequent crashes and slow netcode) for severely hindering the experience. Selling more than 5 million copies, the game was the fastest-selling game in the franchise and the ninth best-selling game in 2015. An upgraded version ofÂ Mortal Kombat X
, titledÂ Mortal Kombat XL
, was released on March 1, 2016 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, including all downloadable content characters from the two released Kombat Packs, almost all bonus alternate costumes available at the time of release, improved gameplay, and improved netcode. This edition was also released for PC on October 4, 2016. Mortal Kombat X
Â combines cinematic presentation with all new gameplay to deliver the most brutalÂ Kombat
Â experience ever, offering a fully connected experience that launches players into a persistent online contest where every fight matters in a global battle for supremacy. For the first time in the series,Â Mortal Kombat X
Â gives players the ability to choose from multiple variations of each character, impacting both strategy and fighting style. Players step into an original story showcasing some of the game's most prolific characters including Scorpion and Sub-Zero, while introducing new challengers that represent the forces of good and evil and tie the tale together. Mortal Kombat X is NetherRealm Studios' next highly anticipated installment in its legendary, critically acclaimed fighting game franchise, which propels the iconic franchise into a new generation. The game combines cinematic presentation with all new gameplay to deliver the most brutal Kombat experience ever, offering a new fully connected experience that launches players into a persistent online contest where every fight matters in a global battle for supremacy. For the first time, Mortal Kombat X gives players the ability to choose from multiple variations of each character, impacting both strategy and fighting style. Players step into an original story showcasing some of the game's most prolific characters including Scorpion and Sub-Zero, while introducing new challengers that represent the forces of good and evil and tie the tale together.
New and Klassic characters
Featuring Klassics such as Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Raiden and Kano, as well as new characters such as Cassie Cage, Kotal Kahn, Ferra-Torr and D'Vorah, the roster will include fan favourites where both good and evil must battle it out.
Mortal Kombat X offers three different versions for each playable character, all of which have their own fighting style, special moves, abilities and strategies. The variation that players choose affects the style and overall strategy by which the game is played.
Epic cinematic storyline
A deep story mode continues up to 25 years after the events of 2011's Mortal Kombat and advances the dark tale, introducing new characters such as Cassie Cage, daughter of fan favourites Sonya Blade and Johnny Cage.
Mortal Kombat X introduces the next evolution of fighting with the return of X-ray and finishing moves that showcase brutal battles like never before with enhanced graphics and animations.