Tag Archives: Mortal Kombat X

ESL’s Mortal Kombat X Fatal 8 event attracts big viewer numbers

Mortal Kombat has made its mark in the competitive eSports scene following the success of the ESL’s Fatal 8 tournament. The four-hour tournament totalled over 200k hours watched with peak concurrent viewers of 85,449. There were also official viewing parties in both London and Paris, while #Fatal8 trended on Twitter …

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Mortal Kombat still No.1, Minecraft: PlayStation Edition shoots up to fourth place

The latest entry in Warner Bros’ Mortal Kombat series is once again in pole position of the GfK Chart-Track Top 40. Mortal Kombat X holds the No.1 spot in spite of a 64 per cent dip in sales. In second place is Grand Theft Auto V, while Battlefield Hardline is …

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Grand Theft Auto V was really this week’s No.1

Grand Theft Auto V was this week’s No.1 game in the UK if digital numbers were included, MCV understands. This week’s GfK Chart-Track report reveals that Mortal Kombat X was the best-selling UK boxed game. But the data does not factor in sales on digital platforms such as Steam. PC …

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Mortal Kombat X enjoys the biggest launch in the series’ history

The creative director of Mortal Kombat has said that Mortal Kombat X has sold faster than any previous entry in the series’ 13-year history. Thank you everyone for making Mortal Kombat X the biggest launch in MK history,” Ed Boon said. You made the game FAR exceed our wildest expectations.” …

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Mortal Kombat universe gets its first ever gay character

The cinematic director at developer NetherRealm has (somewhat ambiguously) appeared to confirm rumours that Mortal Kombat X has introduced the first ever gay character to the series. The character in question is new fighter Kung Jin, a Shaolin Monk, the origins of which are explored in one of the game’s …

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Mortal Kombat X launches with $50+ of microtransactions, including ‘Easy Fatalities’

Players of Mortal Kombat are able to buy simplified versions of the game’s iconic fatalities via the title’s in-game store. IGN reports that the game arrived yesterday with a number of optional purchases including the $29.99 Kombat Pack, which unlocks four additional characters including The Predator and Friday the 13th’s …

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Warner Bros reveals Mortal Kombat X Worldwide Competitive Program

Three major Mortal Kombat X pro tournaments will take place starting next month with a combined prize pool of $100,000, Warner Bros has announced. The newly unveiled Mortal Kombat Worldwide Competitive Program will host a series of tournaments kicking off next month, allowing players from around the globe to compete …

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Mortal Kombat X producer quits Twitter after family threats

Another member of the video games industry has decided to abandon Twitter after growing tired of the abuse being directed toward him and his family. So to be clear. The reason I don’t want to do this twitter anymore is not fans asking for characters or hints or whatever. I …

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PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Mortal Kombat X delayed

Mortal Kombat X will not arrive on last-gen consoles until the summer. Videogamer reports that the PS4, Xbox One and PC versions remain on track to arrive on April 14th. While NetherRealm is handling the PS4 and Xbox One releases, High Voltage is taking care of the PS3 and 360 …

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There’s an iOS version of Mortal Kombat X on the way

Warner Bros has announced that there will also be a smartphone version of upcoming fighter Mortal Kombat X. Mortal Kombat X: Mobile is due out in April, although it’s not clear if it will arrive on April 14th alongside the console and PC release. It’s a very different beast to …

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