Mortal Kombat 1: Expected PC System Requirements + Cross-play details

Mortal Kombat 1: PC System Requirements + Cross-play details

The highly anticipated game, Mortal Kombat 1 of Warner Bros. Games x NetherRealm Studios, has finally been announced. MK1 will be available on September 19 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch, and PC. This game is said to be the reboot of the original game (Mortal Kombat) with enhanced gameplay mechanics, better graphics, and many more. In this article, we will talk about what we know (so far), including the possible PC system requirements, Cross-play details, and more of Mortal Kombat 1. Let’s begin.

System Requirements

This is the expected system requirements for Mortal Kombat 1. We will make sure to update this article once we gather more information. Mid-End Rigs will definitely run this game smoothly with mid-high settings.  

  • System: Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.66 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 965, 3.4 GHz or higher
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or AMD Radeon HD 7950 or higher
  • DirectX: Version 11 or higher
  • Storage: 60 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible

Beta and Cross-Play

Players who preorder any version of MK1 can access the beta, available on PS5 and Xbox Series. Post-launch, NetherRealm Studios plans to introduce cross-play and cross-progression features, allowing players to enjoy the game across different platforms and retain their progress.

Reimagined Characters and Features

  • MK1 introduces players to a revamped Mortal Kombat Universe. NetherRealm Studios has also confirmed the inclusion of these characters in Story Mode:
  1. Liu Kang
  2. Scorpion
  3. Sub-Zero
  4. Raiden
  5. Kung Lao
  6. Kitana
  7. Mileena
  8. Shang Tsung
  9. Johnny Cage
  • The devs promise a new fighting system, game modes, bone-crushing finishing moves, and other exciting additions

Preorder Bonuses and Editions

Mortal Kombat 1: PC System Requirements + Cross-play details
Image Courtesy of Mortal Kombat via YouTube
  1. For players who want to avail of the preorder:
    • Premium Edition ($109.99): You will gain early access to the game starting September 14, 2023.
      1. 1,250 Dragon Krystals
      2. Johnny Cage’s skin, inspired by Jean-Claude Van Damme
      3. Six new playable characters
      4. Five new Kameo Fighters. (Assist players during matches and are separate from the main Mortal Kombat 1 roster)
  2. For avid collectors:
    • Kollector’s Edition ($249.99): Will be available exclusively for PS5 and Xbox Series.
      1. Includes all the content from the Premium Edition
      2. 16.5-inch Liu Kang sculpture
      3. Three exclusive art prints
      4. Steel case
      5. 1,450 Dragon Krystals

Anticipated Release and Community Excitement

Fans patiently waited for the release of Mortal Kombat 1 since the announcement in July of 2021. Speculation about a new entry was further fueled when Johnny Cage voice actor Andrew Bowen hinted at the development of the next installment in a now-deleted tweet.

As the release date approaches, gamers across various platforms can look forward to diving into the reimagined Mortal Kombat Universe, engaging in brutal battles, and discovering the thrilling features Mortal Kombat 1 offers.


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