Mortal Kombat has Achieved an Impressive Feat that No Other Title has Done for 10 Years
In the month of it’s launch the game has been at the top spot across all 3 major platforms.
The latest game in the massively popular fighting series has been at the number one position for each of the three video game platforms for at least one week.
The platforms in question are PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. The game is also the first mature rated game to reach number one of a Nintendo chart since Bayonetta on the Wii U.
Mortal Kombat 11 is the latest installment in a legendary video game series that has spawned movies and TV shows both live action and animated.
One of the main attractions for most fans of Mortal Kombat is that the franchise has in place some very strong lore.
The main story usually consists of the best warriors from different dimensions or realms being selected to take place in a grand tournament set in Nether Realm known as Mortal Kombat. The prize being power.
The series is praised for it’s eclectic mix of horror, fantasy,action and science fiction styles mixed together in one fast paced fighting game.
In later installments the story and characters have been fleshed out and given extra depth, especially in the two most recent games Mortal Kombat X and Mortal Kombat 11.
Having had a partnership with Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment, the Mortal Kombat series of games has also played host to guest characters from movies such as Freddie Krueger, The Xenomorph from Alien and The Predator.
There have also been guests from the DC comics universe thanks to a relationship with the comic book publisher after tie in spin off game Mortal Kombat Vs. DC and subsequently the Injustice series of games which focuses solely on a DC Multiverse story.
Mortal Kombat 11 is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch.
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