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  • Summary: Mortal Kombat is back and better than ever in the next evolution of the iconic franchise. The all new Custom Character Variations give you unprecedented control to customize the fighters and make them your own. The new graphics engine showcasing every skull-shattering, eye-popping moment,Mortal Kombat is back and better than ever in the next evolution of the iconic franchise. The all new Custom Character Variations give you unprecedented control to customize the fighters and make them your own. The new graphics engine showcasing every skull-shattering, eye-popping moment, brings you so close to the fight you can feel it. And featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat's best in class cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Jun 25, 2019
    90
    Mortal Kombat 11 offers an extreme amount of customization and replayability all while maintaining its pure enjoyment when fighting.
  2. May 15, 2019
    90
    The randomization of Krypt rewards and the odd issue with the game's always-online nature can occasionally chip away at your patience, but Mortal Kombat 11 absolutely hits where it matters.
  3. Apr 26, 2019
    80
    Mortal Kombat 11 is the best Mortal Kombat since MK2, a bold and bombastic entry that boasts a fighting model that finally matches the slapstick theatrics of gory Fatalities. It's further proof that MK, much like Street Fighter, has just as much relevance today as it did in the '90s thanks to the way its evolved while retaining its core identity. On Switch, it's a performance-first experience that nails 60fps, and boasts every mode and mechanic from other versions, only with a noticeable downgrade in the aesthetics department. The heavy-handed application of microtransactions makes customisation far less appealing than it should, but if NetherRealm can redress the balance, MK11 could be a contender for the best fighter on Nintendo Switch.
  4. Apr 26, 2019
    80
    Mortal Kombat 11 for Nintendo Switch is not the technical showcase we were hoping for. Nonetheless, the stable 60 fps gameplay delivers a solid experience, very rich in content.
  5. May 24, 2019
    80
    Fun, deep and full of content, Mortal Kombat 11 is a complete fighting package. However, little performance and aesthetic problems, as well as the reliance on an internet connection to play single player content, prevent the game from achieving its true potential on Switch.
  6. Apr 29, 2019
    78
    A version that imposes on players a long series of graphic compromises dictated, as usual, by the specifications of a hardware far less powerful than that of the living room counterparts.
  7. 65
    Mortal Kombat 11 is an incredible fighting game, and Shiver Entertainment’s work in porting the game to Switch is beyond impressive. I wish that I could’ve enjoyed playing it so much more, but the arduous grind for cosmetics permeates so strongly through the backbone of this game that picking it up to play at all can be frustrating. NetherRealm has promised a patch to make the grind easier, but all it seems to do is increase the rate you gain currency without removing the always-online restrictions. I hope that someday they relax a bit more and make Towers of Time more playable on the go, because right now I can’t recommend Mortal Kombat on Switch nearly as much as I want to.

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  1. Positive: 27 out of 98
  2. Negative: 55 out of 98
  1. Apr 23, 2019
    10
    All of the crap reviews that I am seeing by users is beyond baffling. I have played MK since the first game, and each iteration has been aAll of the crap reviews that I am seeing by users is beyond baffling. I have played MK since the first game, and each iteration has been a welcomed change or improvement for me. (Minus MK Mythologies). Yes, I do miss the days of the open 3D fighting world that MK brought us into after MK 4, but I have loved every new version of MK that has came out since 2011. That being said I am in love with this new game, the graphics are definitely not as good as the other console versions, but this is a MOBILE GAME. The Switch is running a MOBILE GRAPHICS CHIP. You should know by now what to expect from this console. Educate yourself before you make a purchase! This is 2019, you have the internet, look up freaking screenshots. This is the BEST looking MOBILE fighter I have ever played, all of the features from the other consoles are here, it's amazing. This is literally what I asked for. The game is just as brutal as the other versions but some decrease in fidelity, (which considering how graphic the game is, really isnt a bad thing for me personally.) Honestly the decrease in realistic graphics makes this feel more like i am playing a video game rather than watching real people be brutally murdered. LOL. (Odd point to make I know) If you are a Mortal Kombat fan and you own a Switch and want to play this on the go, get this version!!! It has all of the features as the others, same fatalities and same frame rate...I am in shock over how fluid it plays....Support developers bringing more games to Nintendo Switch, they deserve props for doing such amazing job. BTW, this IS NOT A PORT. IT WAS RELEASED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE OTHER CONSOLES, A PORT IS WHEN A GAME THAT HAS BEEN RELEASED IS "PORTED" TO ANOTHER PLATFORM, MONTHS OR YEARS AFTER ITS' INITIAL RELEASE!!! GEEZUS!!!!! I am giving this a 10 to balance out reviews. Although I would rate the Switch version a solid 8.5 a 1 point decrease from my rating for the other versions because, yes, in reality the graphics are lesser in quality when compared to the more powerful consoles, because once again it is a MOBILE GRAPHICS CHIP, (I am still impressed though). Summary of Scores: Gameplay: 9.5 Storyline: 8.5 Graphics 8.5 Sound: 8.0 Replayability: 10.0 Final Score: 8.5 Expand
  2. May 2, 2019
    10
    No se como lograron hacer que funcione tan bien el juego, ya le he dado muchas horas, acabo de matar mi segundo joycon de switch y no meNo se como lograron hacer que funcione tan bien el juego, ya le he dado muchas horas, acabo de matar mi segundo joycon de switch y no me arrepiento de nada.
    ¿Por que no otra versión teniendo pc? potabilidad, en pc comprare la versión con todo el contenido obviamente. Objetividad sin pobreza.
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  3. Jun 22, 2020
    8
    Gráficamente no supera a la versión de Xbox y de ps4, pero ey... poder jugar a MK11 en modo portátil?
    Simplemente genial.
    Lo que no es
    Gráficamente no supera a la versión de Xbox y de ps4, pero ey... poder jugar a MK11 en modo portátil?
    Simplemente genial.

    Lo que no es genial, es que te meten una jodida actualización que pesa mucho, supongo que es porque en el cartucho no podían meter cinemáticas o algo de ese estilo, pero si juegas en switch, tendrás que tragarte esa actualización para iniciar, pero después la verdad es que es un juegazo de peleas.

    Así que si lo tienes en la switch, ya tienes la ventaja de jugarlo incluso cuando estás sentado en el trono donde todos pueden ser reyes (si es que entiendes a lo que voy)
    Sea en la ps4 o Xbox one, es un buen juego de peleas que de verdad ya extrañaba mucho.
    Así que genial.

    Las review bombings por parte de esta versión del juego para switch deberían ignorarlas por la única razón que en sus vidas han tocado una switch ni con un palo. Por ende su opinión no es válida.

    Si te ofende eso, sorry, las cosas como son.
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  4. Dec 19, 2019
    2
    Switch version review:

    First, the game on the cartridge is does not have all characters playable, Story and Towers modes are unavailable.
    Switch version review:

    First, the game on the cartridge is does not have all characters playable, Story and Towers modes are unavailable. Basically a glorified demo at the price of a full game until a 17.8 GB patch is downloaded, restoring all features of the game (ESRB box art have a "download required" notification, PEGI ones does not).

    Progression requires server connection thus slowing down the game. What will happen when the servers are terminated? No more progression and an incomplete game without the patch.

    Graphics are downgraded, but it gets out hand when playing on a TV screen: game interface might not fit the screen size, facial hair is blurry, some hair does not have the right color.

    Joy-Cons not suited for combat game: right stick can be inaccurate, directional buttons can make diagonal jumps difficult, left stick can get in the way of attack inputs.

    Training mode teaches all the mechanics of the game and provides command training for each characters, but it does not covers all the combos in the list. What a waste.

    Making a Switch port might seem inclusive, but it is highly inconvenient with a such huge patch download. A blatant cash grab.

    Mortal Kombat 11 is another game ruined by excessive monetisations, online checks and flood of cosmetics.
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  5. Jun 13, 2019
    0
    I gave up $100 for this game, including the dlc. Nintendo Switch Digital Kopy. I've never even considered spending that much on a game before,I gave up $100 for this game, including the dlc. Nintendo Switch Digital Kopy. I've never even considered spending that much on a game before, but I'm a huge fan so I threw down for my dudes at Netherealm. First of all, this is one of the best entries for Mortal Kombat, maybe the best. But I made the mistake of getting it on the switch, and it's an absolutely pathetic port. Do Not Buy This Version. From the fps problems to the sound just simply not playing during matches- it's simply unplayable. I implore you to ignore the professional reviewers that give this release a pass. M11K itself is a great game, and if it's a matter of being too hardware demanding for a switch port, then just don't release it on switch. That's much better than releasing a $100 scam. Wishing i could get my money back. Expand
  6. Apr 23, 2019
    0
    So weit auf der Switch es schon am Vormittag durch gespielt. Die Story ist der letzte Dreck. Es ist wie ein Marvel Film. manchmal kam sogarSo weit auf der Switch es schon am Vormittag durch gespielt. Die Story ist der letzte Dreck. Es ist wie ein Marvel Film. manchmal kam sogar Star Wars Feeling auf. Was soll die Scheiße?
    Ehrlich MK11 Kannibalisiert sich von selbst. Es macht einfach keinen Sin mehr. einen Weiteren Teil zu machen. Es sei denn, es kommt ein Reboot, dann ja...

    Gameplay ist beste Beat'em Up Spitze.

    Grafik liegt bei 360p!!! Das ist eine Pixelvergewaltigung für's Auge. Es sieht so verschwommen aus, unscharf. Eine Schande.
    Selbst MK9 auf der PSVita sieht extremst besser aus!
    ich lasse mich doch nicht, von vorgeränderten Filmen blenden! Wie die stupiden Highscorer geber hier! Ihr redet euch diese Mist Grafik nur schön! Vergleicht die Grafik mal mit Mario Odyssey, dann wisst ihr wie ein Spiel auf der Switch aussehen muss!

    Ladezeiten sind schon recht lang, Geht grad noch so.
    Dann wieder diese blöde Krypta... Man bekommt zu wenig Coins, wenn man am zocken ist. freischaltung der Inhalte wird künstlich in die länge gezogen... Ach halt!!!! Es gibt Cheats in diesem Spiel. Ja richtig gelesen CHEATS!!! Die nennen sich In-App Käufe!!! Max 39,99€ ein Spot Preis, wenn man schon 99,99€ für ein Spiel ausgibt. To the Netherrealm with Warner Bros!!!!

    Klar kein Fehlkauf beste Beat'em Up.

    Das ist zwar der schlechteste Port, dennoch das beste Beat'em Up für die Switch.

    habt Spaß damit.
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  7. Apr 23, 2019
    0
    What a disappointing entry in the MK franchise!

    A lot of fan favourites are missing (Mileena, Rain, Sindel, Smoke...). The story is
    What a disappointing entry in the MK franchise!

    A lot of fan favourites are missing (Mileena, Rain, Sindel, Smoke...).

    The story is abysmal, makes no sense at all and effectively destroys the entire lore of the last 27 years. Also pushing you personal political agenda with certain tower endings is just disgusting. The developers lied about certain aspects (all characters in the story will be playable, there will be unlockable characters, they will listen to the fans and include all the fan favourites...)

    Most importantly however: The developers showed how much they disrespect/hate one of the biggest fan favourites (Mileena) and her fanbase. They didn't include her in the game and mocked/ridiculed her fans for telling NRS how much they want their favourite to be a part of the new installment.

    Don't buy games from developers who lie to you, mock/ridicule their own fanbase and put wokeness above character consistency.
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