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Mortal Kombat 11's PC port should be much better than MKX's was

James Davenport
 

The last Mortal Kombat game to release on PC was a complete disaster. Constant crashing, inconsistent framerates, and buggy online play ensured a poor reception, the outcry amplified by the comparably smooth performance of the console versions. Weaker proprietary hardware ran Mortal Kombat X better than the best PCs, a fatality of the soul. Of course, a poor port was to blame.

 
 
Mortal Kombat 11 – Official Gameplay Reveal Trailer

After adopting a new port studio, fixing Mortal Kombat X with the MKXL release, and holding back the PC release of Injustice 2 to ensure it got a better port than MKX did at launch, the team at NetherRealm Studios is confident that Mortal Kombat 11 will be an ideal PC game, and one that'll manage to keep up with the busy update schedule of its console siblings.  "The people that did the XL version of Mortal Kombat X, where it was dramatically improved, they're doing this version also," Lead Designer Paulo Garcia tells me. "And because they've been working with our code engine for the past three years, they've actually become a lot faster. " 

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