Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection arrives on XBLA and PSN tomorrow, kool

The Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection is now available on PSN in North America. The package includes the original Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 2, and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, and will be available globally on XBLA and PSN tomorrow. The PC version is expected sometime in October. The announcement trailer below includes plenty of slow-panning scenes of virtual arcades as well as a smattering of fatalities. Oddly, both seem to take place in a dungeon.

Since it's been almost two decades since we first saw MK, fans can expect a few upgrades. The Kollection supports online play, leader boards, Achievements and Trophies. There's also an original mode which reverts the games back to their arcade styles. They'll be $9.99 on PSN or 800 Microsoft points on XBLA — a very low price for that rare type of game that can truly be called a klassic.

Aug 30, 2011


  • tntbandicoot - August 31, 2011 12:49 a.m.

    This is freaking awesommmmmmme!
  • kit07 - August 30, 2011 11:47 p.m.

    the big question i have is, did these games get HD remakes? or how is that done?
  • Doorstop - August 31, 2011 7:32 a.m.

    They were apparently planning it, but ended up just straight porting the games. There's some ok looking filters, but nothing really HD. Biggest downside to it is the online is pretty lag filled, so along with the already choppy animations of the old MKs it's hard to play competitively online right now.
  • FlyinHawaiian13 - August 30, 2011 7:12 p.m.

    This will be the sixth time I have purchased these games, and I have become increasingly efficient at it.
  • Yaro - August 30, 2011 7:29 p.m.

    You mean efficient in buying them? Or playing them?
  • FlyinHawaiian13 - August 31, 2011 6:56 a.m.

    Buying. I still can only jump kick to the right.
  • evandang - August 30, 2011 5:29 p.m.

    I know this is out of topic, but what should I get from the PSN PLAY program, SF3 or The Baconing? Just wondering.
  • moan4stalone - August 30, 2011 5:10 p.m.

    Is rain and noob saibot in this version of umk3?
  • Doorstop - August 30, 2011 5:42 p.m.

    No, they're not. Noob shows up as a secret fight, but this is the arcade UMK3, not the console versions or Trilogy. Also, it's already out on PSN. Some sort of early North Amercian release, I've heard.

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