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2015 video game

2015 video game

Mortal Kombat X

Comprehend artwork

Developer(south) NetherRealm Studios[a]
Publisher(s) Warner Bros. Interactive Amusement
Director(s) Ed Boon
Producer(s)
  • Hans P. Lo
  • Adam Urbano
Designer(southward)
  • Paulo Garcia
  • John Edwards
Programmer(southward) Gavin Freyberg
Creative person(s) Steve Beran
Writer(s)
  • Brian Chard
  • Dominic Cianciolo
  • John Vogel
  • Jon Greenberg
Composer(s) Dynamedion
Series Mortal Kombat
Engine Unreal Engine 3[1]
Platform(s)
  • Microsoft Windows
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One
Release April vii, 2015
Genre(south) Fighting
Style(south) Unmarried-player, multiplayer


Mortal Kombat X

[b]
is a 2015 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published past Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It is the sequel to 2011’s installment,
Mortal Kombat, taking identify 25 years afterward subsequently the events of its predecessor. NetherRealm Studios’ mobile team developed a version for iOS and Android devices. High Voltage Software developed the PC version of the game, with Smoothen studio QLOC taking over the work on it soon after the release of Kombat Pack one.

Like previous
Mortal Kombat
games,
Mortal Kombat Ten
southward gameplay consists of 2 players, or i histrion and the CPU, fighting confronting 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-5 years later the previous
Mortal Kombat
game, several ‘Tower’ modes, which feature dynamically irresolute challenges, numerous online modes, and the ‘Krypt’, a style played in a first person perspective, where players explore the areas unlocking a diversity of in-game items.

The console versions of
Mortal Kombat X
received disquisitional acclaim 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 the
Mortal Kombat
series. However, the PC version of the game was met with mixed reception, with reviewers citing numerous technical problems (including frequent crashes and ho-hum netcode) as problems that severely hinder the experience. Selling more than 10 million copies, the game was the fastest-selling game in the franchise and the 9th best-selling retail game of 2015 in United States.[three]
Mortal Kombat X
is the acknowledged game in
Mortal Kombat
franchise.[3]

An upgraded version of
Mortal Kombat 10, titled

Mortal Kombat 40
,[c]
was released on March 1, 2016, for PlayStation iv and Xbox One, including all downloadable content characters from the two released Kombat Packs, most all bonus alternating costumes available at the time of release, improved gameplay, and improved netcode. This edition was also released for PC on October 4, 2016, and was added to the Xbox Game Laissez passer on Dec seven, 2018. A sequel,
Mortal Kombat 11, was released on April 23, 2019, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox 1.

Gameplay

[edit]

Mortal Kombat X
is a fighting game in which two characters fight against each other using a multifariousness of attacks, including special moves, and the series’ trademark gruesome finishing moves. The game allows two players to face each other (either locally or online), or a unmarried player to play against the CPU. The free energy meter, first introduced in
Mortal Kombat (2011), allows players to perform techniques such every bit “X-Ray” special moves. Similarly to NetherRealm Studios’ previous championship,
Injustice: Gods Amid U.s.a., fighters are able to collaborate with the environment, using parts of the scenery to reposition themselves or using available objects as weapons.[4]
In addition, each fighter has three different variations, each featuring a different set of moves they can use during the fight: for example, the character Scorpion features a Ninjutsu variation which gives him specific moves utilizing dual swords, a Hellfire variation which incorporates fiery special moves, and an Inferno variation which allows him to summon hellspawn minions to help him in the fight.[five]

Returning from the previous
Mortal Kombat
game is the Energy Meter, which is divided in iii sections, and provides access to enhanced special moves (costing one section), breaking combos (costing two sections) and performing X-ray moves (costing all three sections of the bar).[6]
Additionally, a Stamina Meter has been added under the health bar, which consists of ii sections, and is consumed whenever the actor runs, performs a dorsum dash, a combo breaker, a stage interaction, or certain special techniques, such as cancelling Scorpion’southward teleports.[
citation needed
]


In add-on to the usual Fatalities,
Mortal Kombat Ten
features two new types of finishing moves: Quitality, which instantly kills the actor’s character if they rage quit during a multiplayer match;[vii]
and
Faction Kills, a set of finishing moves available to players based on the selection of ane of the game’s five factions (Black Dragon, Brotherhood of Shadow, Lin Kuei, Special Forces, and White Lotus). Brutality finishing moves brand a comeback, although unlike from the ones featured in
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3. Brutalities now accept the course of certain moves that are triggered when said move is used as the last blow to win the final round in a fight, killing the opponent, provided certain conditions are met.[viii]
In addition, the game features stage Brutalities, which are triggered when sure environment interactions are used to cease the opponent. Additionally, phase Fatalities were reinstated in
Mortal Kombat Forty, beingness available in three of the game’s stages.[
citation needed
]

For local single-player, the game offers Story mode, a plot-driven style with cutscenes between fights; and Living Towers, an evolved form of
Mortal Kombat’s Challenge Tower where the play conditions change. Besides locally, player vs. role player fashion is available. Playing online, the play modes include 1 vs. i (ranked or random), King of the Hill, Survivor, and Examination Your Luck. Some other new mode is Faction Wars, where players choose i from the five factions to align with, and join a persistent online cross-platform competition with others, winning points for their faction, contributing in the disharmonize between them, ranking up personally, and earning special rewards such as faction-specific finishing moves (ane of which is unlocked to the player if their faction wins at the terminate of any given week).[9]
[10]

Plot

[edit]

Two years after the defeat of Outworld’south ruler, Shao Kahn, Shinnok attacks Earthrealm with his army of Netherrealm demons, also equally Earthrealm warriors who were killed during Kahn’southward invasion and are at present resurrected every bit revenants under Quan Chi’s control. After fighting their fallen comrades, a strike team led by Johnny Muzzle, Sonya Blade, and Kenshi open up a portal to Raiden’s Sky Temple and caput to the Jinsei Bedchamber, the source of Earthrealm’s life force, where Raiden and Fujin are seen battling Shinnok and his Netherrealm forces. When Shinnok tries to kill Sonya, Johnny rushes to defend her, inadvertently awakening ancient superhuman powers within himself. Using his newfound powers, Johnny holds Shinnok at bay long enough for Raiden to steal Shinnok’s amulet and imprison him inside it, but Quan Chi escapes. Johnny, Raiden, and Sonya track him to his lair in the Netherrealm and defeat him, successfully restoring Scorpion, Sub-Zero, and Jax to human being form in the procedure after Quan Chi’south failed effort to turn Cage into a revenant, though the former escapes again. In the years that follow, Johnny and Sonya marry and have a girl, Cassie, though they later divorced. Scorpion, at present using his original name, Hanzo Hasashi, rebuilds his Shirai Ryu clan while mentoring Kenshi’s son Takeda, and Sub-Nil becomes the new Grandmaster of the Lin Kuei after killing Sektor. Sub-Zero uses the data from Sektor’s retentivity banks detailing Quan Chi’s various manipulations of the Lin Kuei, including the truth about the deaths of Hasashi’southward wife and son, to help end his feud with Hasashi.

Twenty years after Shinnok’s defeat, Johnny assembles a new squad of immature fighters equanimous of Cassie, Takeda, Jax’s daughter Jacqui, and Kung Lao’s younger cousin (afterward retconned as his nephew) Kung Jin. After undergoing a training do with Sub-Goose egg, they are deployed to Outworld to resolve a civil war between former empress Mileena, who has obtained Shinnok’s amulet from Kano, and Outworld’south current emperor Kotal Kahn, with whom Earthrealm has a fragile peace treaty. Meanwhile, in an Outworld refugee camp in Earthrealm, Sonya captures Kano and forces him to reveal Mileena’southward location. Using this information, Cassie’s team aids Kotal in recovering Shinnok’south amulet and capturing Mileena, who is subsequently executed on Kotal’s orders. No longer believing Earthrealm capable of keeping the amulet safe, Kotal decides to continue it in Outworld’due south easily and takes Cassie and her friends hostage as leverage against Raiden. Kotal’s insectoid second-in-command D’Vorah, who had killed Baraka when Kotal started his rule, is revealed equally a double agent for Quan Chi and steals the amulet. Cassie and her squad escape captivity and inform Earthrealm of D’Vorah’due south intentions.

Hoping to stop Quan Chi from getting the amulet, Jax and Kenshi, aided by a Netherrealm local named Sareena, lead an assault on the Netherrealm. After fighting his mode through the revenants of his former allies, Jax captures a weakened Quan Chi, who is brought to Earthrealm and held at an Outworld refugee campsite. Hasashi infiltrates the refugee camp aslope his clan with the intent of assassinating Quan Chi as revenge for ruining his life, defeating Kenshi, Johnny, and Sonya in the process. Every bit Hasashi prepares to kill Quan Chi, D’Vorah arrives with the amulet. Quan Chi manages to terminate his spell moments earlier being beheaded by Hasashi, releasing Shinnok from captivity. Weakened by the Shirai Ryu’s previous attack, Johnny is taken earnest by Shinnok and D’Vorah. With the help of Quan Chi’due south revenants, Shinnok and D’Vorah assault the Sky Temple, and subdue Raiden and Bo’ Rai Cho in the procedure. Shinnok then enters the Jinsei and corrupts it, transforming himself into a powerful demon in the process.

Cassie’s team pursues Shinnok, only to be intercepted by Kotal Kahn and his ground forces. They inform him of Shinnok’due south return and Kotal decides to kill them, hoping to gratify Shinnok and purchase time to bolster Outworld’southward defenses, only Sub-Zero and his Lin Kuei warriors appear merely in fourth dimension to repel the Outworld forces. At the Sky Temple, Jacqui and Takeda occupy the revenants, while Cassie and Jin enter the Jinsei chamber. When D’Vorah begins torturing Johnny, Cassie manifests powers like to her father’s, which she uses to defeat Shinnok. A grievously wounded Raiden then purifies the Jinsei, stripping Shinnok of his powers and forcing the revenants to withdraw. Sonya and her soldiers arrive to take Shinnok and D’Vorah away, and the Cage family reunites.

Quondam later, Raiden, at present in possession of Shinnok’south amulet and corrupted in the process of purifying the Jinsei, issues a warning to the revenants Liu Kang and Kitana, now rulers of the Netherrealm, that they will confront “fates worse than death” if they threaten Earthrealm. Raiden leaves backside Shinnok’s severed, only notwithstanding living caput every bit a concluding alarm before departing.

Characters

[edit]

The game had 24 playable characters at launch, with 9 additional characters added via DLC. The playable characters in
bold
are new to the serial, while the
italicized
ones are guest characters.[11]
Goro was available either as a pre-order bonus, or with the purchase of Kombat Pack 2.[12]

Base Roster Kombat Pack one Kombat Pack 2
  • Cassie Cage
  • D’Vorah
  • Ermac
  • Erron Black
  • Ferra/Torr
  • Goro[note one]
  • Jacqui Briggs
  • Jax
  • Johnny Muzzle
  • Kano
  • Kenshi
  • Kitana
  • Kotal Kahn
  • Kung Jin
  • Kung Lao
  • Liu Kang
  • Mileena
  • Quan Chi
  • Raiden
  • Reptile
  • Scorpion
  • Shinnok
  • Sonya Blade
  • Sub-Cipher
  • Takeda
  • Jason Voorhees
  • Predator
  • Tanya
  • Tremor
  • Alien
  • Bo’ Rai Cho
  • Leatherface
  • Triborg

  1. ^

    Likewise available as preorder bonus.

Along with series staples such as Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Liu Kang, Kitana and Raiden, several new fighters are added to the series’ roster: D’Vorah, an insectoid humanoid who controls other insects; Ferra/Torr, a symbiotic pairing consisting of a young armored female warrior and a giant masked brute; and Kotal Kahn, an Aztec-inspired “blood god” who is the new emperor of Outworld.[13]
[14]
With the game’s story mode spanning 20 years, the game also introduces the offspring of several characters, such every bit Cassie Cage, the daughter of Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade; Takeda, son of Kenshi; and Jacqui Briggs, daughter of Jax. Other serial newcomers include Kung Jin, an archer, cousin of Kung Lao; and Erron Black, a Western-manner gunfighter.[15]
[16]
A non-playable demonic class of Shinnok chosen “Corrupted Shinnok” appears equally the concluding boss. Also, Tanya and Bo’ Rai Cho, who would after become downloadable characters, originally appeared in the story fashion cutscenes, the old even being a non-playable opponent. Other notable characters that appear, just are non playable include Baraka, Sindel, Fujin, Rain, Sareena, Li Mei, Frost, Stryker, Kabal, Nightwolf and Fume.[17]

Evolution

[edit]

NetherRealm Studios began publicly hiring for the eighth generation development in April 2012.[eighteen]
In July 2013, it was confirmed that a new
Mortal Kombat
game was in development and was said to be released alongside the film series’ reboot in September 2011.[19]
[20]
[21]
In February 2014, thespian Kiefer Sutherland claimed he was participating in this “huge game” in an unidentified office.[22]
The following June, Sutherland’southward involvement was denied by series co-creator Ed Boon. According to the resume of Karen Strassman, who voiced Kitana and Mileena in 2011’south
Mortal Kombat, the game’s working title was
Mortal Kombat 2.[23]
[24]
The game’s affiche was leaked and an updated version of the series’ iconic dragon logo was revealed on May 28, 2010. Boon posted daily riddles on his Twitter business relationship that constituted a inaugural suggesting a June 2 declaration date,[25]
[26]
hinting at the game’south title being
Mortal Kombat X.[27]
[28]
I of the Twitter clues left by Boon teasing this title was the image of a Lincoln MKX emblem posted with the annotate, “I wonder what the X stands for?”[29]

On June 2, 2014, the championship was indeed officially revealed equally
Mortal Kombat 10, alongside an official reveal trailer featuring a fight between the iconic characters Scorpion and Sub-Zero, and an original song called “Can’t Be Stopped” performed by creative person Wiz Khalifa.[30]
The game fabricated its first public appearance at E3 2014,[31]
starting on June x, 2014, where four new characters were revealed, apart from the 2 already revealed by the trailer.[32]
With over eleven million views, it was the third-highest viewed trailer on YouTube in the second quarter of 2014.[33]
NetherRealm Studios said they are only working on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox Ane versions of the game.[v]
The game, which runs at 1080p screen resolution and 60 FPS,[1]
has been said to feature the near brutal finishing moves in the series. Benefaction said: “We have these meetings and everyone comes up with ideas for Fatalities. The ones that people say ‘there’s no way we tin can do that’—they’re the starting time ones we work on.”[34]

By July 2015, due to heavy criticism for the porting issues that plagued the PC release of the game, almost all references to
Mortal Kombat X
had been removed from Loftier Voltage Software’s Facebook page.[35]
It would afterwards exist revealed that work on the PC port had been handed over to Smoothen developers QLOC. On August 28, 2015, Warner Bros. announced the cancellation of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 ports (originally scheduled for release at a later unspecified appointment) of
Mortal Kombat X
due to the inability to get the version for the final gen consoles to achieve the quality standards fix past the current generation.[36]
NetherRealm Studios community specialist Tyler Lansdown initially stated that Kombat Pack two,
Mortal Kombat XL, and the enhanced online netcode would non be available on the PC version.[37]
However, on August 25, 2016, an open up beta test menstruum of the online functionality of
XL
was announced for the PC,[38]
and ultimately a release date was ready for October 4, 2016.[39]

Release

[edit]

Mortal Kombat Ten
was released worldwide (except Germany) for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on Apr 14, 2015. For reasons relating to the initial refusal past the German USK to issue the game with an age rating, the official German release of
Mortal Kombat X
was delayed until September one, 2015. The game’due south
Kollector’southward Edition
includes a figurine of Scorpion and the Gilt Scorpion peel, as well as future access to Kombat Pack 1.[40]
Simultaneously with the release of Kombat Pack 2 and
Mortal Kombat 40, the game received a costless major update that introduced balance changes, i new stage (“The Pit”), several stage brutalities, and rollback-based netcode similar to GGPO.[41]

Downloadable content

[edit]

Earlier the game’s launch, Goro was offered every bit a pre-social club bonus. Subsequently on, upon the game’s release, he was also made available for purchase.[42]

The game has as well received numerous downloadable content (DLC) packages, containing peel packs and occasionally new characters, such as the Ultimate Horror Pack, which includes Jason and horror-themed skins for Ermac, Reptile and Mileena; or the Predator/Prey Pack, which includes Predator and Predator-themed skins for Johnny Cage, Scorpion and a skin for Jax with the likeness and voice of histrion Carl Weathers from the outset
Predator
film.

On March xiii, 2015, Jason Voorhees from the
Friday the 13th
franchise was announced as the first downloadable bonus character in the downloadable Kombat Pack flavour-pass bundle.[43]
[44]
1 calendar week afterwards, Predator, from the eponymous franchise, was revealed as the second DLC invitee character later on he was inadvertently leaked by the Xbox Games Store,[45]
with Tremor from
Mortal Kombat: Special Forces
and Tanya from
Mortal Kombat 4
later rounding out the bandage of the Kombat Pack.[46]
Ultimately, the pack was revealed to include all of the content in the Samurai Pack, Ultimate Horror Pack, Klassic Pack #ane, Predator/Casualty Pack and Klassic Pack #two.[47]

On September two, 2015, Ed Benefaction teased a Kombat Pack ii DLC, which would include four new characters.[48]
On Dec 3, 2015, the characters for Kombat Pack 2 were revealed to be Bo’ Rai Cho from
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, a new graphic symbol named Triborg (a cyborg character that features Cyrax, Sektor, Fume and Cyber Sub-Zippo as its variations), Leatherface from
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
franchise, and the Conflicting from the eponymous franchise. Kombat Pack 2 also makes Goro playable for those who did not accept him equally a pre-guild bonus, and includes Kold War Scorpion, Kold War Pack, Apocalypse Pack and Klassic Fatalities #1 and #two. Kombat Pack two was ultimately announced for release on March i, 2016, only on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, marking the kickoff of a period where the Microsoft Windows port was left aside for any updates and new DLC releases. Eventually it was released on PC on October four, 2016, along with the PC release of
Mortal Kombat XL.[49]


Mortal Kombat 40


[edit]

On January 20, 2016, coinciding with the official announcement of Kombat Pack 2, NetherRealm Studios announced a new release of the game, called
Mortal Kombat XL
to be released simultaneously with said Kombat Pack, which would include all previously released downloadable content up to Kombat Pack two.
Mortal Kombat XL
was and then released for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on March 1, 2016, in N America, and March 4, 2016, in Europe.[50]
[51]

With the PC having been left behind after Kombat Pack 1, in August 2016 Ed Boon ran a poll on Twitter, which resulted in 45% of ten,000 voters proverb they wanted
Mortal Kombat XL
for PC. After it ended, he posted the results, suggesting they would exist acted upon.[52]
Shortly afterward, an online-only beta was officially released on Baronial 25, 2016, every bit a free-to-play championship on Steam in social club to test the enhanced netcode, which lasted through September one, 2016.[53]
As presently as the beta ended, it was announced that
Mortal Kombat XL
(both as a full game for purchase, and equally an update for
Mortal Kombat 10
owners) would become bachelor alongside the Kombat Pack 2 DLC on October 4, 2016, forth with the updates that would bring the PC port back to parity with its console counterparts.[54]
Equally revealed by the game’s updated intro credits, the porting of
40
to the PC was handled past QLOC, in opposition to the previous problematic releases, past High Voltage Software. Coinciding with the release of XL for PC, an XL Pack was announced for existing owners of the game, which provides all of the previously existing DLC in a unmarried parcel. Also congruent with the release of the PC port of
Mortal Kombat XL
was a balance patch affecting well-nigh of the 33 characters in the roster in all three of the game’due south platforms.[55]


[edit]

Mobile game

[edit]

On March 2, 2015, NetherRealm Studios announced that their mobile partitioning would release an iOS/Android version of
Mortal Kombat X
in April 2015. The mobile game is described as a “free-to-play fighting/menu-battler hybrid” and players would be able to unlock content in the panel version of the game past playing the mobile version (and vice versa).[56]
The iOS version was released worldwide on April seven, 2015, while the Android version was soft launched on Apr 21, 2015, in select Asian countries[57]
and was officially launched worldwide on May four, 2015.[58]

With the 1.eleven update version of the mobile game released on December 6, 2016, Freddy Krueger who appeared as a DLC character in
MK9
was added as a mobile-exclusive character using his signature moves and X-Ray attack from MK9.[59]
On the update one.13, Jade and Baraka were also added in the game equally mobile exclusives, using their X-Rays from MK9. The latest version every bit of September 2017 (version i.14) includes the popularly demanded Takeda, as well every bit the most contempo improver to the ninja bandage, Tremor.[
commendation needed
]

By October 4, another update was released, featuring Goro (Klassic and Tigrar Fury) and Shao Kahn. A February 2018 update introduced Bo’ Rai Cho and Kintaro. An October 2018 update introduced console DLC character Leatherface. In February 2019, the game was renamed
Mortal Kombat Mobile
with its 2.0 update with a vast overhaul of new features for
Mortal Kombat 11. Furthermore, the 2.0 update upgraded its graphics engine from Unreal Engine three to Unreal Engine iv.

The app has 50 million downloads on Android.[lx]

Promotions

[edit]

Prior to the game’due south release, DC Comics published a comic volume series based on the game, with the first outcome released on January vi, 2015.[61]
The debut trailer and opening cinematic features an original rail past Wiz Khalifa titled “Tin’t Be Stopped”.[62]
The official tv set commercial and launch trailer for the game were directed past System of a Downwards member Shavo Odadjian and featured the band’s 2001 track “Chop Suey!”.[63]
[64]
The
Mortal Kombat X
logo was featured on NASCAR driver Erik Jones’ #xx Xfinity Serial machine (sponsored past GameStop) that won the O’Reilly Automobile Parts 300 on April 10, 2015.[65]
Mortal Kombat X
has been used in eSports competitions, with international tournaments in Europe, Asia, and North America with $1,000 weekly tournament prizes starting on Apr 19, 2015, with a flavor terminal on July 11, 2015, worth at least $100,000.[66]
The ESL Pro League Season 1 Finals were won by Critical Reaction’south Dominique “Sonic Play a joke on” McLean using Kitana with Erron Black as a secondary. McLean earned a grand total of $threescore,000 from the Season 1 Finals.[67]
Season Two of the ESL Pro League for
Mortal Kombat X
began on October xviii, 2015, and concluded in early 2016.[68]

Reception

[edit]

Mortal Kombat X
received largely positive reviews. Aggregating review website Metacritic gave the Xbox Ane version 86/100 based on 21 reviews,[70]
the PlayStation 4 version 83/100 based on 81 reviews,[71]
and the Microsoft Windows version 76/100 based on ten reviews.[72]
It became the fastest selling game in the history of the
Mortal Kombat
serial and topped the U.s.[91]
and UK[92]
PlayStation 4 sales charts in the month of release.

Brian Shea of
Game Informer
chosen
Mortal Kombat X
“more than the continuation of NetherRealm’south successful vision for the franchise; it’s one of the all-time fighting games in years”, adding that the core gameplay was complex and varied while he enjoyed the multiplayer options.[77]
GameSpot’s Peter Brownish enjoyed the overall gameplay, saying it had “the all-time fighting mechanics of any game in the serial” but was critical of the downloadable content as “there’southward and then much to beloved about the new
Mortal Kombat
that it’s a shame to encounter such blatant monetization practices overlap with your experience”.[79]
Lucas Sullivan of GamesRadar described the story fashion as “ceaselessly entertaining”, having “dandy phonation-acting and a surprisingly enjoyable script”, and “a pretty tough human activity to follow”, criticizing the other single-player modes outside of the main story, and “sparse” tutorial options.[fourscore]

Destructoid’s Chris Carter scored the game an 8 out of 10 and called it “one of the biggest fighting games of 2015”. Carter felt that as more characters are added via DLC, the game volition get better over fourth dimension.[75]
VideoGamer.com
‘s
Brett Phipps gave the game an 8/10 and called information technology “cool, gruesome ridiculous fun”. Phipps generally praised the story, character gameplay variety, and gore, simply was annoyed past online “hiccups”.[86]
Nick Tan from Game Revolution commended the gameplay, particularly complimenting the character variations, environmental attacks, Brutalities, the Krypt, and the Tower system. Tan also liked the overall presentation and the story’s concept, but missed Stage Fatalities and tag-team matches, disliked the story’southward catastrophe, and felt that the game was purposefully “truncated”.[78]

Michael Huber of GameTrailers chosen it a “superb entry in the franchise”, noting the gameplay, story style and new online components.[81]
Vince Ingenito of IGN gave it a score of 8.4. He claimed that
Mortal Kombat X
was the best
Mortal Kombat
game in the franchise’s history, lauding it equally deeper, mechanically richer and more fully featured than the previous
Mortal Kombat
games. He also praised the presence of the new characters as the major roster shakeup made the game feel new and heady to longtime series fans and casual fans.[83]
Michael McWhertor of Polygon called the game “one of the best fighting games in the series”, praising the gameplay in addition to the newer systems in identify and overall presentation.[85]
Stephen Kleckner of VentureBeat was more disquisitional of the game, citing in his opinion confusing motility animations, a system favoring close range mid-to-high combos, having to employ the block push to execute a run, poor online play, and easy Fatality DLC. He also mentioned an result where save data would be erased due to a bug in the PC version.[87]
Matt Elliott of PC Gamer had mixed feelings about the online gameplay and said that “Mortal Kombat
online simply isn’t sturdy enough to remain competitive”.[84]

Sales

[edit]

In October 2015, Warner Bros. confirmed that
Mortal Kombat Ten
had sold more than than 5 one thousand thousand copies worldwide past so.[93]
It was the fastest-selling game in the franchise and was the ninth-acknowledged retail game of 2015 in the The states.[94]
[95]
The first-month sales of the game is higher than the get-go-month sales of every game released in April 2016.[96]

Awards

[edit]

Listing of awards and nominations
Honor Category Result
The Game Awards 2015 Best Fighting Game Won[97]
2015 NAVGTR Awards Game, Franchise Fighting Won[98]
Photographic camera Direction in a Game Engine Nominated[98]

Notes

[edit]


  1. ^

    Windows version developed by Loftier Voltage Software, later on replaced by QLOC.

  2. ^

    Pronounced as the letter X, not 10.[2]

  3. ^

    Pronounced as the letters Xl, not xl.

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    b




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    Makuch, Eddie. “Ed Benefaction Explains How To Say Mortal Kombat X”.
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    b




    “Mortal Kombat Ten has sold virtually 11 one thousand thousand copies”.
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External links

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  • Official website



Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortal_Kombat_X