Mortal Kombat

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Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat cover
Midway Games
Acclaim Entertainment
Release dates
DOS 1994
Windows (DOSBox) February 12, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) February 12, 2015[1]
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Key points

The Options menu can be accessed by pressing F10.

General information Community Discussions for game series Support Page


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

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
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
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


Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.


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

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse is not used in-game.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
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 settings.
Audio settings.

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible
macOS (OS X)
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


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


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