Mortal Kombat 1 patch notes - All update changes

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Liu Kang descending from the sky in Mortal Kombat 1
Credit: NetherRealm Studios
September 20, 2023: Mortal Kombat 1 is now available worldwide, so we'll keep you posted on any updates and fixes the devs make to the game.

No matter what the title, there's always immense pressure to perform in the world of video games, but the AAA titles on the market feel it the most. To manage this, they'll constantly update their game to ensure it's bug-free and catering to the masses playing. Here are the latest Mortal Kombat 1 patch notes!

After a successful early release, which has transitioned into its September 19 full launch, Mortal Kombat 1 has already made its first tweak to improve the experience. We'll keep you posted with each update with the official patch notes with NetherRealm Studios!

If you're a Mortal Kombat 1 fan, we've got plenty of tips and tricks to get an upper hand over your fellow Kombatants! We've got fundamentals like how to block and counter, as well as a guide on how to invite your friends for a beatdown!

Mileena, Tanya, and Smoke from Mortal Kombat 1
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Credit: NetherRealm Studios
Unfortunately the update couldn't fix Mileena's...unique smile

Mortal Kombat day one patch notes

As per the official website of Mortal Kombat 1, here are the first batch of patch notes for the game for both PlayStation and Xbox users, and some separate changes for Nintendo Switch players as well.

PlayStation 5 and Xbox X|S patch notes

General fixes

  • Bug fixes
  • Added and fleshed out accessibility options
  • Character polish and tuning pass
  • Added numerous additional finishing moves
  • Improved and refined UI to include additional new options

Invasions fixes

  • Substantial revisions and polish on various encounters
  • General UI Improvements
  • General bug fixes
  • Rebalanced boss fights
  • Adjusted mesa progression
  • Added Season 1 content
  • Added challenge towers in the gateway mesa

Story fixes

  • Improvements to the movie player
  • Visual polish to numerous scenes
  • Tuning of the story finale and final boss
  • 4k resolution movies added

Online fixes

  • Improvements to matchmaker
  • Bug fixes to online modes

Nintendo Switch patch notes

General fixes

  • Enables additional character/kameo roster, additional arenas, and kustomization
  • Enables full tutorials, fatality practice, practice mode
  • Enables Towers and Tournament modes
  • General bug fixes

Story fixes

  • Enables full story campaign

Online fixes

  • Enables online gameplay

As more patch notes and updates surface, we'll let you know right here! In the meantime, we've got all the info you need on how long it'll take you to beat Mortal Kombat 1's story, as well as how many chapters are in the game.

For more articles like this, take a look at our Guides and Mortal Kombat 1 page.