Mortal Kombat launches on PC via Steam, price slashed on PSN

Mortal Kombat now on Steam, discounted on PSN
NetherRealm Studios' gory one-on-one fighter, Mortal Kombat, is now available on PC platforms via Steam and other digital distribution services, collecting all previously released DLC in an all-in-one package. A retail version is set for release on August 6.

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition includes all DLC released in the months following Mortal Kombat's 2011 console launch, adding the playable characters Skarlet, Kenshi, Rain, and yes, Freddy Krueger from the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. Fellow slasher film star Jason Voorhees was not invited to the tournament, unfortunately.

PlayStation 3 owners can currently pick up a digital copy of the original, non-Komplete version of Mortal Kombat at a steep dis[k]ount. For this week only, Mortal Kombat is available from the PlayStation Network for $9.99, and the price is slashed to $5 for PlayStation Plus members. The PS Vita version is also on sale for $9.99, or $5 for PS Plus subscribers.
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The Extended, Award-Winning Fighting Game is Available via Steam and other Digital Retailers

Burbank, Calif. – July 3, 2013 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition is available for PC from Steam and other digital download portals. Originally developed by NetherRealm Studios, led by Mortal Kombat co-creator and creative director Ed Boon and adapted for PC by High Voltage Software, the game will also be available through select North American retailers on August 6 for Windows PC.

Featuring all of the previously released downloadable content (DLC), Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC includes fearless warriors Skarlet, Kenshi, Rain, and the nightmarish Freddy Krueger, as well as the 15 Klassic Mortal Kombat Skins and three Klassic Fatalities (Scorpion, Sub-Zero and Reptile).

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC delivers action-packed single player gameplay through the full feature length story mode and the Tag Team and Challenge Tower modes. Multiplayer modes, including traditional 1 vs. 1 matches and King of the Hill mode, allow players to choose from an extensive lineup of iconic warriors from the Mortal Kombat legacy and challenge their friends to intense competitive showdowns. The Mortal Kombat Tournament Edition Fight Stick and gamepad functionality are supported on Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC. Players will also be able to access achievements and leaderboard stats online on

This article was originally published on Joystiq.