Mortal Kombat 3

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Mortal Kombat 3
Mortal Kombat 3 cover
Developers
Midway Games
Publishers
GT Interactive
Release dates
DOS 1996
Windows September 1996
Windows (DOSBox) February 12, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) February 12, 2015[1]
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Mortal Kombat 3 on Wikipedia
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General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS or Windows. Use DOSBox for DOS version.
DOS
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat II. DOS version pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>
Windows <path-to-game>\mk3[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>
Windows <path-to-game>\mk3[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

The options menu can be accessed by pressing Esc in-game.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
320x240 only.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
2D perspective.
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter (when using DOSBox).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
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]

Keybinding options.
Keybinding options.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music (CD) and SFX (sound) can be enabled/disabled individually.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Networking settings.
Networking settings.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Shared-screen.
LAN play
2 Versus
Online play
For DOSBox use DOSBox IPX/modem emulation.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
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)
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 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS and/or PC booter 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
    Tested with RivaTuner Statistics Server in DOSBox.