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Mortal Kombat 1 Quan Chi

Quan Chi will be added to Mortal Kombat 1 this month, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios just announced. Those with early access can get their hands on the character starting December 14. For everyone else, Quan Chi goes live on December 21.

That’s not the only bit of news. Also revealed is that Khameleon joins the kameo roster in January. A specific date was not provided.

Mortal Kombat 1 November 2023 update

A new November 2023 update has been released for Mortal Kombat 1. The patch notes are in, and are quite lengthy.

The update includes a bunch of gameplay adjustments, balance adjustments for characters, and fixes. Various aspects of the fighter have been touched up including Practice Mode and Invasions.

Here’s the full rundown:

Mortal Kombat 1 Omni-Man

Original (10/14): Mortal Kombat 1 has provided a first proper look at Omni-Man with a new trailer that just debuted at Comic-Con today.

Omni-Man is a DLC guest character planned for the game’s Kombat Pack. Ermac, Homelander, Peacemaker, Quan Chi, and Takeda make up the rest of the pass.

Mortal Kombat 1 Switch update

Mortal Kombat 1 just went live with its first Switch update, and it comes with a number of improvements. Full patch notes are now available.

Much has been made of the Switch version of the fighter. That led to series creator Ed Boon stating that the game would be fixed on Nintendo’s console, and it looks like that’s now starting to happen. Today’s patch comes with visual improvements, performance improvements, and loading time improvements. On top of that, Invasions Season 1, balance changes, and more are here.

Below is the full rundown:

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.

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