Mortal Kombat gets Komplete Edition

Last year's fighting franchise revamp being rereleased for Xbox 360 and PS3 February 28 with all downloadable characters, skins, fatalities, music CD, and copy of 1995 film.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is preparing a deadly double-dip for last year's revamp of the Mortal Kombat fighting franchise. The publisher today announced a February 28 launch for Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Are you ready for Freddy? On disc?

The Komplete Edition of the game includes all four downloadable characters, as well as 15 throwback skins for the cast and three "Klassic" fatalities for the series' original trio of masked ninjas: Sub-Zero, Scorpion, and Reptile. The package will also come with downloadable versions of the 1995 feature film Mortal Kombat, as well as the music CD Mortal Kombat: Songs Inspired by the Warriors.

The first game in the franchise since 2008's Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe and the ninth in the series, Mortal Kombat was intended as a back-to-basics reboot. With a roster pulled almost entirely from the first three games in the series, Mortal Kombat also eschewed the 3D gameplay of later entries in the series by constraining the action to a 2D plane. The vanilla version of the game has sold more than 3 million copies to date.

For more on last year's release, check out GameSpot's review of Mortal Kombat.

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chrisangelo2k7
chrisangelo2k7

Hopefully they include MK Vita's klassic costumes too!!

flammable_zeus
flammable_zeus

Still haven't imported it, might wait for this and hope customs has forgotten about it.

one_irish_giant
one_irish_giant

4 player online tag this time? That'd be really nice.

ppettie
ppettie

I knew this would happen. I don't think there's anything wrong with it. It's not a new game. The same disc with DLC codes. Why is everyone going nuts? This is nothing like Capcom.

GodGundamNT1
GodGundamNT1

What absolutely sucks about this is that its the DLC pasted on the disc and NetherRealm Studios and Ed Boon are just charging gamers $40 bucks for it instead of going back and FIXING the bugs that crash the game, balancing issues with certain charaters and balancing and making playable Shao Kahn, Goro and Kintaro and at least TRY to make Motaro workable instead of being such lazy game devs. Also they could revamp teh challenge tower by adding MORE challenges as well as adding more stages and stage fatalities. Its too bad that NRS will never learn about fixing their game like Capcom has, at least Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Ed is the best version, they could have done that with MK.

darkeyez81
darkeyez81

@eyerok Welcome to the wonderful of the DLCs.

Grovilis
Grovilis

I agree! Where's the PC version? I own the game on my Xbox 360, but I would still love to get it for the computer so that I can eliminate all of those ugly jaggies!

blacksaibot
blacksaibot

I only see three kinds of people buying this; people who don't own the game or its DLC already, tool-bag fans who collect junk, and morons.

zaiwen
zaiwen

why would anyone want a Personal Komputer Edition? piracy that's what.. hahaha... now that's even MORE shame

kennyyoung6395
kennyyoung6395

This was an unexpected move by Mortal Kombat. I thought only Capcom do such things.

JLabeach
JLabeach

I think Jason from Friday the 13th would have been a nice fit for this game as well ..

GAMERALL
GAMERALL

No Personal Komputer Edition?! shame...

Blackarrow1020
Blackarrow1020

@darkslayerM I heard the more you spam the same message into one comment section that it will come true.

Blackarrow1020
Blackarrow1020

To all the people who think they are being greedy, people are buying the complete or GOTY editions of games, so why wouldn't they make them? If people buy them, they want them, so the company makes them. If people didn't want them they wouldn't sell, and wouldn't be made.

Blackarrow1020
Blackarrow1020

@SupremeGR Or, you know, they made DLC for the game and decided to re-release the game with the DLC for people who don't have or can't buy the DLC or don't have the game at all. It's not like all of the DLC for the game was made when the game was first launched.

darkslayerM
darkslayerM

No PC version release for pc please Mortal Kombat for PC please we want this mortal kombat for pc PLEASE since MK1 to mk4 haves a pc version , not only consoles and about the PC users we want to play this games MK for PC or die FATALITY

VikingPhobos
VikingPhobos

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VikingPhobos
VikingPhobos

Well well well, interesting move Warner Bros. But I already have MK9. Don't care much for DLC characters, fatalities, and don't care much for "Klassic" skins, nor do I care for the movie. As for the songs... HELL NO! This is the only game I didn't expect such thing from. I'm glad I did wait for UMVC3, SSFIV:AE, and KOFXIII though. I don't feel cheated anyways. To be honest though, it seems like it's for people with no internet since they can't buy the DLC. As long as it's not $40, I'm okay. Because that would mean that I payed for MK9 (which was $40 for me since I bought it months after release) and that I still have to buy some DLC in addition, (if I chose to) which would be over $40. Then I would feel cheated, regardless if I buy the DLC or not for vanilla.

x_hunter00
x_hunter00

Didnt buy it back then and still wont buy it now.

Burning_Typhoon
Burning_Typhoon

@onelessvillian It only applies to hard K sounds. @AmnesiaHaze And, MK came out how many months ago? But, no one ever thinks about frivolous spending, like, spending 7 bucks at mc donalds, or going to the store to get a gallon of fruit juice drink, or, the five bucks you let your friend "hold," and, will never see again. By the time all is said and done, that's 100 bucks you're out. So, where's the logic in saving 20 bucks on something when you have to wait so long for it, and wasting money on other things in the process (That you apparently didn't care to lose, so, why is it any different now?). I'm glad I got MK on release day. You know why? Because it was a game I wanted. Besides, windows of opportunity change. If I had waiting for Mortal Kombat after all this time, not only would I be used to the fact of me not owning it, and become less likely to buy it. But, if I had that 60 bucks, I'd spend it on something more important right now. I only got Skarlet as DLC, and I'm not remotely interested in the other three. I'm completely satisfied and don't want the extra stuff, so, I'm not missing out. Two sides of the argument, I know, but, buying on release day does have it's perks (sometimes)

Nathalmighty1
Nathalmighty1

Oh No!!!! The capcom disease is spreading... :( I dislike stuff like this very much!

JMX28
JMX28

So.....What was the purpose of DLC again?

IcedEarthaholic
IcedEarthaholic

Question is, how much will it be? I'll gladly go reserve if it's 40 bucks.

onelessvillian
onelessvillian

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition? are they allergic to the 'c' key?

spoonybard-hahs
spoonybard-hahs

@chris707 Umm.... You do realize that Rockstar released complete editions for Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto IV, and L.A. Noire, right?

AmnesiaHaze
AmnesiaHaze

@greedy publishers, just continue this way and you will wonder why noone buys your games at launch anymore, paying for overpriced inkomplete games isnt cool

ahpuck
ahpuck

A very wise man once said, "I pity the foo' who buys games on release day!" I have learned to wait, I get a cheaper game with way more content.

GabrielOnuris
GabrielOnuris

Now that the game is komplete, you can release it for PC. Thank you.

evaneself
evaneself

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evaneself

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darkslayerM
darkslayerM

No PC version :( release for pc please Mortal Kombat for PC please we want this mortal kombat for pc PLEASE since MK1 to mk4 haves a pc version , not only consoles and about the PC users we want to play this games MK for PC or die FATALITY

eyerok
eyerok

so the game I bought was inkomplete? wth!

Matthew-first
Matthew-first

@Halloll Its not Mortal Kombat... its Super Ultra Complete Ultimate Super Extra Street Fighter Ultimate Alpha 23. lol

SupremeGR
SupremeGR

I BOUGHT THIS GAME FROM THE FIRST WEEK OF IT'S ARRIVAL...TOO BAD I WON'T HAVE THE ""KOMPLETE EDITION""..(THAT'S HOW THEY MAKE PEOPLE SPEND THERE MONEY>>>THEY COULD'VE DONE MADE THE GAME WITH EVERYTHING BUT THEY DID NOT)

Mega_Skrull
Mega_Skrull

Komplete... Now even the name mocks everyone who bought the Inkomplete Edition...

Halloll
Halloll

I will wait for the Super Ultra Complete Kombat edition before I buy

chris707
chris707

Thats why Rockstar is king of releasing DLC and extra material.

nemesis4x
nemesis4x

I really hope this game comes for PC. Console owners got to enjoy this game, and since then we PC gamers have been begging Boon to release it for PC. I dont care if it doesnt have all the DLC characters for PC version all i want is to enjoy the game :(

soulless4now
soulless4now

Good thing I didn't buy it when it first came out.

sheepradish
sheepradish

To bad us aussies wont end up with it.

Anime_Fan1986
Anime_Fan1986

I loved this game but it's not worth re-buying for a few new character's I never got around to downloading. I may if the price goes down to 20ish but for now around the corner of the MK Komplete Edition is Mass Effect 3, Silent Hill Downpour and Xenoblade Chronicles soon after that. I'm going to buy those games I didn't play yet. I can't waist money on games I already own when there are so many new ones on the way.

leeko_link
leeko_link

The original Mortal Kombat movie is awesome, I'll definitely get this for the classic ninjas since I never got them as DLC.

aceofspades187
aceofspades187

3d in this game blurry but its a great game.....

vin_ke
vin_ke

Yehessss!!!! Now looking forward to Skyrim and Arkham City's GOTYs. I gotta admit though, I did not expect MK to have a komplete edition.

Nonkik
Nonkik

I'm really liking this trend where we have the game released and then a year later we get another edition with all dlc. And what's best is they are usually $40. I'm looking forward to a skyrim goty

SpookyJack
SpookyJack

@SolidTy: Words of truth, lad. I've intentionally missed out on Gears 3, Arkham City and MK because I know a GOTY or Complete Edition would see the light of day sooner or later.

Wensea10
Wensea10

Characters like Kratos, Reptile, and Kitana made and continue to make outstanding characters.