At the end of October, the Warner Bros suffered harsh criticism for selling a controversial Fatality de Halloween por US$ 10 (around R$50.00) in Mortal Kombat 1. After what happened, the company listened to the public and will offer two Fatalities “for free” to those who purchased the extra content.
After the launch of DLC for Omni-Man in Mortal Kombatthe package Seasonal Fatalities will include the aforementioned Halloween Fatality, in addition to the Thanksgiving Fatality and one next Winter Fatality. Anyone who purchased the Halloween fatality will not need to pay for the packagereceiving the two new finishes at no additional cost.
The news was accompanied by a statement from Warner telling fans: “we appreciate your feedback above all else.” The price of the set has not yet been announced, but the IGN estimate or value of US$ 30 (about R$ 150.00) based on the value of the Halloween finish. However, as the two extra fatalities will be provided at no cost to some players, there is a chance that the package will arrive at a more attractive price.
Controversial Halloween Fatality puts a pumpkin on the opponent’s head and throws it straight into a family’s home decor.Source: Warner Bros. Games
Understand the case
It’s worth remembering that the whole controversy hit the networks in October this year, after Warner added to the MK1 a Halloween fatality for the price of 1200 dragon crystals, a digital currency that can only be purchased in the game with real money. In Brazil, the purchase costs around R$49.99. The news mobilized the entire fighting game community, which demanded other ways to unlock these cosmetics.
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With the compensation of free Fatalities, fans of Mortal Kombat 1 They said on the networks that the game still has a lot to improve regarding the high price of the base game. Fans are also complaining that the title requires a lot of time invested in gameplay to level up, among other complaints.
According to Warner Bros., Mortal Kombat 1 has sold more than three million copies since its release. The game is now available for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch e PC. consoles like PlayStaton 4 e Xbox One were left out.
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