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Mortal Kombat 1 Should Focus on Legacy, Not Guest Characters

Mortal Kombat 1 Should Focus on Legacy, Not Guest Characters

Despite having a strong premise and NetherRealm Studios delivering a solid game, Mortal Kombat-1 has disappointed a number of players. The main reason for this is the addition of guest fighters such as Peacemaker, Omni-Man, Homelander and others.

It seems that these guys weren’t a big deal to many fans, except for the last one added, Takeda, who happens to be a character from the franchise itself. It seems that the community prefers the original characters over characters from another franchise.

Mortal Kombat 1 Needs to Balance Its Guest Fighters

Image of Omni-Man from Mortal Kombat 1 with his arms crossed.
Mortal Kombat-1 players are not so happy. Image credit: NetherRealm Studios.

Various ways of rethinking gameplay and reviving famous characters have kept one of the most famous franchises of the 90s alive. The latest title in the saga, Mortal Kombat-1restart the whole storywhich offers new perspectives that we have never seen before.

Some players seem unhappy with the current state of the game. In particular, the recent addition of guest fighters has increased player dissatisfaction.

A post on X shows how a player using Takeda, one of the original characters in the game, seems to be more effective than the previous guests from the first fighter pack.

Despite their huge fame, players seem to fail to build a bond with these characters, and their combos and fighting styles aren’t that effective.

NetherRealm Studios needs to listen to the community

Image of Takeda from Mortal Kombat 1.
Takeda seems well developed as the latest character added. Image: NetherRealm Studios.

In the video, it is clear that Takeda has a simple yet effective combo that is much more useful compared to the other guest fighters. Users commented on this post and agreed with the user that the rest of the characters, except Omni-Man, did not have good reception or gameplay overall.

This conclusion was drawn after watching the trailers of the various characters, none of which surpassed Takeda’s moves.

Some players feel that certain community members tend to complain excessively for unwarranted reasons, and that they should limit their gameplay to their favorite fighters.

It seems that some fans don’t have a problem with these guys and see them as a fun addition. NetherRealm Studios has done this multiple times in the franchise, looking for the most unexpected collaborations.

The studio has completed the first fighter pack of characters and has not yet revealed any additional packs or additional fighters for the coming months. However, given the successful release last year, Mortal Kombat-1 may add new content at any time.

The community is always ready to receive new DLC for this popular game. In previous parts, the NetherRealm team added additional story missions, so hopefully we can expect more

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