Mortal Kombat X is a populate fighting game created by NetherRealm Studios and was released by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game is one of the series of Mortal Kombat video games. Mortal Kombat X was released on April 14, 2015 for Microsoft Windows, PS4, and Xbox One. The games also have versions for iPhone and smartphone devices. The PC version fell into than hands of High Voltage Studios and QLOC.
Mortal Kombat X can be one or two-players, the selected characters fight with their own special sets of attacks. The players can play in story mode, several “Tower” modes, online modes, and the “Krypt” modes.
Game players approved the console versions of the game, applauding the game’s controls, overall gameplay, graphics, story, and characters. Meanwhile, the PC version received mixed reviews, which can be attributed to the technical issued encountered by the players. A number of people also did not approve of the tutorials, microtransactions, and the game’s downloadable content.
In March 1, 2016, Mortal Kombat XL, an upgraded version of Mortal Kombat X, was released in PS4 and Xbox One formats. The upgrade promises downloadable content characters, bonus alternate costumers, improved gameplay, and netcode featuring a rollback system. The PC version of Mortal Kombat XL is expected to be released in October 4, 2016.
The plot of the game starts two years after the defeat of Shao Kahn. In the beginning of the game, Earthrealm is attacked by Shinnok along with is Netherrealm demons. The dead Earthrealm soldiers also came back to life by the power of Quan Chi. Johnny Cage, Sonya Blade, and Kenshi are forced to fight the dead soldiers and form a strike team that will open a portal to Raiden’s Sky Temple and use to reach the Jinsei Chamber, which provides the power of Earthrealm. During their fight with Shinnok and his forces, Johnny discovers his new powers, and Raiden manages to imprison Shinnok within his own amulet. Unfortunately, Quan Chi escapes. Still, the heroes are able to tail him and defeat him eventually.
After twenty years, Johnny forms a new team composed of his daughter and other members related to his former team. The team was sent to settle the civil dispute between the former Outworld empress Mileena, who got ahold of Shinnok’s amulet, and the current emperor Kotal Kahn. Eventually, Mileena is executed and Kotal decides to keep the amulet and he takes Cassie’s team as hostage. Cassie’s team escape and tells their comrades about Quan Chi’s plan to steal the amulet from Kotal.
The other members of Johnny’s team then raided Netherrealm and captured Quan Chi. Meanwhile, Quan Chi manages to release Shinnok before he is killed by Hasashi. Shinnok then captures Johnny and he transforms into a demon upon reaching Jinsei.
Cassie’s team then defeat Shinnok’s forces with the help of Sub-Zero and she beats Shinnok with the powers that she inherited from his father. Cassie and her family are reunited.
Raiden is left with Shinnok’s amulet, which has now corrupted him as a result of the purifying process that he did with the Jinsei.