Mortal Kombat

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Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat cover
Developers
Midway Games
Publishers
Retail Acclaim Entertainment
Digital Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Release dates
DOS 1994
Windows (DOSBox) February 12, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) February 12, 2015[1]
Taxonomy
Genres Fighting
Series Mortal Kombat
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Key points

The Options menu can be accessed by pressing F10.
Exit the game by pressing Alt + Q.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
Run in DOSBox.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes Mortal Kombat 2 and Mortal Kombat 3. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS
70 FPS max.[3]
120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Player input settings.
Player input settings.
Keyboard rebinding menu.
Keyboard rebinding menu.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse is not used in-game.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
A player must be assigned to use a joystick first by pressing F10.
This does not need to be repeated.
Controller remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Use "Joystick + Keys" option.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Audio can only be enabled or disabled.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Shared-screen.
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel 386
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA with 512KB
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS game data.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Release: Mortal Kombat 1+2+3 ● GOG.com
  2. List of GOG games using DOSBox, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com
  3. Verified by User:Cptmold on 2020-03-15
    Observed with RivaTuner Statistics Server in DOSBox.