Mortal Kombat 1, the confusingly named newest entry to long-running franchise, gained’t come bundled in with cross-play at launch. As a substitute, it will likely be one thing added at a later date.
The information was revealed on X, and fairly shortly, followers weren’t comfortable. It’s considerably comprehensible, not solely is the console participant base of MK itself extra fragmented, but in addition chunk of different fighters featured cross-play out the gate like Avenue Fighter 6 and even MK1’s precursor, MK11. The upcoming Tekken 8 will even function cross-play, so this information actually hasn’t carried out the brand new entry any favors.
In distinction, although, some notice that Mortal Kombat is a broadly fashionable fighter and that simply because it appears the participant base is fragmented, doesn’t imply that it really is, and there’s doubtless going to be loads of gamers on-line no matter your platform of alternative. To mitigate the backlash, NetherRealm Studios assured gamers that it’s working laborious to convey the function to life.
Launch is simply across the nook and we are able to’t wait for everybody to sink their tooth into #MK1. Concerning Kross-Play, it won’t be obtainable at launch, however know we’re laborious at work at implementing the function into the sport and it will likely be koming submit launch. pic.twitter.com/M8Kvi4QkMe
— Mortal Kombat 1 (@MortalKombat) September 12, 2023
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