Mortal Kombat 11 has offered greater than 12m copies, Warner Bros. Video games has introduced.
The gory preventing recreation hit 8m copies offered in October.
To place the 12m gross sales determine into context, Mortal Kombat X, which got here out in April 2015, was in April 2019 NetherRealm’s best-selling recreation with virtually 11m copies offered.
Whole Mortal Kombat franchise gross sales are actually 73m on console, the writer mentioned in a observe to press issued this afternoon. The unique Mortal Kombat recreation launched in 1992.
“When Mortal Kombat launched practically 30 years in the past, I by no means dreamed it could develop into the franchise it’s as we speak with greater than 73m video games offered,” mentioned Ed Boon, artistic director at NetherRealm Studios and co-creator of Mortal Kombat.
“We have now among the most passionate followers on the planet and we respect the help they’ve proven us over time.”
Mortal Kombat 11 launched in April 2019 (I loved it – here’s my review), and have become the fastest-selling Mortal Kombat ever.
Since then NetherRealm has launched quite a few DLC characters, comparable to The Joker, Spawn, The Terminator, RoboCop, Rambo, Mileena and my favorite, Shang Tsung.
Earlier in July, NetherRealm announced Mortal Kombat 11 DLC had come to an end, with the studio now specializing in its subsequent undertaking – extensively suspected to be a 3rd entry in DC Universe-themed preventing recreation franchise Injustice. I think about, given the success of Mortal Kombat 11, there shall be a Mortal Kombat 12, too.
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