Mortal Kombat 11 Review: Is it worth to buy?

The 11th edition of Mortal Kombat series was released on 23 April 2019 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. This version of this fighting video game series is the sequel of Mortal Combat X and also the most awaited version of Mortal Kombat fans. Just like Tekken 7 this version run on the unreal engine.  Mortal Kombat 11 comes with three editions: Standard, premium, and Kollector’s edition and fans are confused whether they should buy the game or not. If you are one of them and looking for a solid overview of the game then you have landed at the right page.

I am here with Mortal Kombat 11 review which will assist you to clear out your confusion. So let’s check out the review and decide why you should buy the fighting giant.

Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay
Mortal Kombat 11 review

Mortal Kombat 11 story

One of the best parts of this edition which compels the fans to come back is its story mode. If you have played the previous versions of the game then here is good news for you. The games tie up with the old versions and the events that have started with Mortal Kombat 9 and Mortal Kombat X are looking to get finalization in the 11th editions. The 11th version’s story begins from where the Mortal Kombat 11 has ended up. So you will not be surprised with the fighting events as you have experienced them before in the previous versions of the Mortal Kombat series. If you remember all the moments of the previous version then this version will definitely please you with some upgraded events.

Mortal Kombat 11 characters

Characters are the pillar of any game and Mortal Kombat 11th edition is going to introduce some new faces. Its a mix match of old and new characters and you will get Baraka, Classic Cage, Cetrion, D’Vorah, Erron Black, Scorpion, Sub-zero, Kano, Frost, Geras, Jacqui Briggs, Jade, Jax, Kollector, Kotal Kahn, Liu Kang, Noob Saibot, Raiden, Shao Kahn, Scarlet, Sonya Blade, Shang Tusang. But the bad news is that Mileena, one of the most popular characters of Modern Combat series is not coming back in this edition. Every character comes with its own Story arc and you can unlock them by playing Mortal Kombat 11 single player modes.

Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay

If you have passed plenty of your hours by playing Mortal Kombat X then you will get familiar with the gameplay of 11th edition. There are lit bit changes in the gameplay of the upcoming fighting game. Special moves are easy to implement with down-forwards and back-forward buttons. Fatal Blows and the krushing blows are the new moves in this edition. Fatal blows known for the massive damage but you can access them only when your health is drop down to 30%. A custom variation attire is also introduced in the Modern Kombat 11 just like the other fighting titles. Every character comes with special outfits, moves, and weapons and you can customize them.

Mortal Kombat 11 graphics

Graphics is the life-line of any game and when things come in terms of graphics then this edition of Mortal Kombat series wins the race. When we tried the game on PS4 we observed its detailed and gorgeous graphics. The developers have put the extra efforts in the creation of every character that stands the game out from the mob. All the levels are greatly detailed and even you can notice the blood on wood and other surfaces. Backgrounds are also fully detailed instead of dull and boring.

Mortal Kombat 11 versions

After observing the game’s story, characters, gameplay, and graphics let’s discuss the versions of this new entry in the era of fighting games. You will get three versions of the game:

Standard version: This is the basic version of the game and you have to pay $60 if you buy it. This version holds the least amount if the content but it is a pretty good choice for the newbies, and who don’t have much time to play fighting games. Also for those who want to give a try to this fighting giant. One can purchase this version from  Amazon, Steam, Game Station, Wallmart, and Microsoft store.

Premium Version: The premium version of the game will be yours after paying $100 to the retailer. But this versions contains many bonus items like early access to the characters, gears, skins, and other content. If you are an addictive player of Mortal Kombat series and want to access the characters at an early stage then you must go for this. You can buy it from the same stores I have mentioned in the standard version.

Kollector’s version: Let’s jump to the next and also the most expensive one, Kollector’s edition. You have to spend $300 to avail this version and it comes with Steelcase and magnet, Kollector box, and a Scorpion Mask. I would recommend you to go for the standard and premium version as it is not a good idea to invest too much in a game.

Bottom Lines

Mortal Kombat 11 hooks you up with the previous editions of the game but you will get disappointed if you are looking for a whole fresh look. But that doesn’t mean that you will not get entertained with this version. In fact, the game comes with new upgrades and new controls to keep you engaging. 23 old ones and some new characters are ready to entertain you so don’t think too much and buy the game. Buying the standard version is not foolishness but the Kollector’s version is not worth to buy.

Well, folks rest depends on you and the final decision is your whether you should buy the Mortal Kombat 11 or not. Let me know below if you have any other question regarding the Mortal Kombat newest edition. Stay in touch for more latest tech happenings.

 

 

 

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