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Mortal Kombat 1 frame rate resolution

Digital Foundry has explored technical side of Mortal Kombat 1, which includes the Switch version’s frame rate, resolution, and more.

The game has taken a lot of hits lately, and the analysis now lays everything on the table. Between performance, visual cutbacks, and bugs, it’s clear to see where the criticism is coming from.

Mortal Kombat 1 Switch

While Mortal Kombat 1 has been seeing an overall positive impression on most consoles, the same can’t be said of the Switch version. Fans aren’t pleased with some of the game’s visuals and performance on Nintendo’s platform. However, it sounds like there are at least plans to improve the experience on Switch. 

In an interview with BBC Newsbeat, series creator Ed Boon said the Switch version of Mortal Kombat 1 “absolutely be getting an update”. He went on to say:

Mortal Kombat 1 gameplay

We finally look at Mortal Kombat 1 on Switch with gameplay, which ties in with the game’s release. The port has come under fire over the past few days, but you can see how it turned out regardless.

Here’s a brief overview of Mortal Kombat 11:

Mortal Kombat 1 graphics comparison

A new graphics comparison video has come in for Mortal Kombat 1, showing how the Switch version stacks up to the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, and PC (Steam Deck) releases.

It seems that a number of compromises were made to get the fighter running on Switch with several adjustments having been implemented. Character models, geometry, textures, shadows, and more are all scaled back on Switch. The game also has a lower resolution on Switch as expected.

Mortal Kombat 1 update

Mortal Kombat 1 is starting to launch, and we have the patch notes for a day-one update. Some players can get early access through the game’s Premium Edition.

You’ll want to download the update as it enables both the story campaign and online gameplay, among other elements. Bug fixes are also included.

Here’s the full rundown:

Mortal Kombat 1 Jean-Claude Van Damme

Another Mortal Kombat 1 trailer just dropped for Jean-Claude Van Damme. In the game’s Premium Edition, he’ll be appearing as a skin for Johnny Cage. 

Damme is a martial artist, actor, filmmaker, and fight choreographer. Some of the movies he’s appeared in include Street Fighter, The Expendables 2, and the Kung Fu Panda franchise.

Mortal Kombat 1 Nitara

Mortal Kombat 1 continues to roll out new character reveals, and Nitara has now been confirmed for the roster. She first appeared in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, which hit the GameCube in 2002.

In Mortal Kombat 11, Nitara will be voiced by Megan Fox. Regarding her role, she said: “I grew up playing Mortal Kombat and I can’t believe that I’m voicing a character in the new game. It’s an honor to be a part of one of the greatest video game legacies of all time.”

As for the character itself, here’s what Warner Bros. shared:

Mortal Kombat 1 General Shao and Sindel

Mortal Kombat 1 came back with a new trailer for Gamescom 2023, and it included a couple of reveals – specifically the inclusion of General Shao and Sindel.

Mortal Kombat 1 Reptile, Ashrah, and Havik

Mortal Kombat 1 isn’t slowing down on the character reveals, and has now announced Reptile, Ashrah, and Havik. This comes as prat of a new trailer released just a short while ago dubbed “Banished”.

Here’s the rundown straight from Warner Bros.:

Mortal Kombat 1 Geras

At DreamCon 2023 today, Geras was revealed as the latest character for Mortal Kombat 1. A new trailer debuted at the event sharing the news.

Geras, who was created by the former Keeper of Time, first appeared in Kombat 11. He was that game’s antagonist in the Story Mode.

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