Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that NetherRealm Studios’ Mortal Kombat 11 has sold over 12 million copies worldwide across the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series. Total sales for the Mortal Kombat series is now over 73 million.
Here’s what Ed Boon, co-creator of the Mortal Kombat series and creative director of NetherRealm Studios, had to say:
When Mortal Kombat launched nearly 30 years ago, I never dreamed it would grow into the franchise it is today with more than 73 million games sold. We have some of the most passionate fans in the world and we appreciate the support they have shown us over the years.
Details via Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment:
A world of pain awaits
Enter a new era of kombat with the 11th installment of the iconic fighting franchise – and reveal the consequences of Raiden’s actions dating back to the dawn of the bone-crunching series.
Witness the manipulation of time itself as new characters enter the fray with the power to twist the flow of the battle, buy themselves precious seconds, and get the upper hand. Battle-hardened warriors encounter their former selves, Time Quakes shake up matches, and everything you thought you knew about Mortal Kombat will be challenged as the all-powerful force behind the brutal tournament reveals herself.
– New fighters & returning favorites: Legendary characters including Baraka and Liu Kang re-emerge from Mortal Kombat’s blood-soaked past – while new combatants like Geras and all-powerful Kronika introduce devastating attacking power to the franchise.
– Enhanced combos, specials & fatalities: Master the brutal combos of your chosen fighter to deliver focused bursts of attacking power, unleash classic character special moves like Scorpion’s spear & Raiden’s flying attack, and finish the bout with ever-more grisly fatalities.
– New fighting mechanics: Dominate your opponent with new flawless blocks, crushing blows, offensive and defensive meters, and snatch victory from the jaws of defeat by delivering a crushing Fatal Blow super-move when your health drops below 30%.
– Character customization: Fight on your own terms by tailoring your chosen character’s look and attack style to deliver devastating knockout blows and earn attribute points to shape the strengths of your fighter as you progress through the tournament.