21 minGamesMortal Kombat 1 for Switch is so ugly it’s a Fatality for the eyes

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The new Mortal Kombat 1 It only arrives on consoles this Tuesday (19), but those who bought the special edition of the game have already been checking out the new chapter in the fighting franchise for a few days — including the Switch version. And the poor souls who chose the game on the Nintendo console received a Fatality for their eyes, as the visuals are simply dark.

There was no doubt that the system would not be able to recreate graphics similar to those present on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and PC, where the game was also released. The problem is that the Switch port of the new MK It can be ugly and poorly made even for a console at the end of its life cycle.

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Practically without any type of texture or polish, the game aroused the fury of Nintendo console owners, mainly because it costs the same US$70 as other platforms. At the Twitter X, there is no shortage of complaints and jokes about the current state of the game.

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One of the most viral publications on the subject was the comparison of the look of some scenes on the PlayStation 5 and the Switch, making it very clear how average the adaptation work was. Because it’s not just about more modest effects or a simplification in the level of detail. It’s practically another game, it’s so different.

“Because they [a NetherRealm Studio e a Warner Games] Didn’t you wait for the next Switch?” asks a user on the social network. “The fact that it costs $70 is a steal.”

Other reports go further and show that, in addition to being very ugly, Mortal Kombat 1 It’s also riddled with bugs at a level that’s virtually unplayable. In one of the videos, the character grows non-stop as he moves across the screen, in the same way that he shrinks and goes into the background of the scene when he retreats.

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As said, it was expected that the quality of the game would not compare to what the new generation consoles present, but the fact is that MK1 on Switch it is worse than even the most pessimists expected. Even because the port Mortal Kombat 11, released in 2019, worked very well on the Nintendo system, even with the limitations presented at the time. And, four years later, it seems that things have gotten worse instead of evolving.

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