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Champion SonicFox releases post-Final Kombat tier list for Mortal Kombat 1

Being a consistent multi-title world champion, it's impossible to deny that Dominique "SonicFox" McLean is one of the absolute greatest (if not the best) fighting game competitors of all time.

SonicFox just dropped their new tier list for Mortal Kombat 1 after recently winning Final Kombat 2024 and adding that championship to their long list of accomplishments.

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Tekken 8, Elden Ring and more included in PlayStation free online weekend plus fighting game sales in Sony's Mid-Year Deals

Every console now requires users to pay an extra subscription to play online, but there's still some exceptions to let them go in for free.

Bandai Namco is currently running a free online multiplayer weekend on PlayStation at the same time Sony recently kicked off their Mid-Year Deals with some good fighting game sales.

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Hipster Mileena and rave girl Kitana look smoking hot in these gorgeous 4k Mortal Kombat 1 screenshots

Early this month, Mortal Kombat 1 saw the addition of its latest DLC character, The Boys' own Homelander, by way of a patch that granted those with early access to the game's additional fighters the ability to play him first. In addition to a new fighter, this patch also introduced some new skins for a variety of different characters on the roster.

The Homelander compatibility update included the ability to purchase the top notch Earthrealm skins for both Mileena and Kitana, which were met with much praise from fans. Exceptional digital photographer TQT recently took a closer look at these two alternate costumes and shared a handful of gorgeous 4k screenshots of each skin that you have to see.

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Mortal Kombat 1 June hotfix patch notes

Today's scheduled server maintenance period for Mortal Kombat 1 has concluded. We were previously told that the developers were holding off on fixing and adjusting certain things due to Final Kombat 2024 being just around the corner.

With Final Kombat 2024 now behind us, NetherRealm Studios was able to implement a hotfix during the maintenance period that adjusts a few things. Despite being only recently released as a DLC fighter, Homelander has the longest list of fixes and changes. Thankfully, they finally removed Homelander's simple block infinite with this latest hotfix.

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Mortal Kombat 1 server maintenance coming this morning for new update to fix Homelander issues and more

After releasing last September, Mortal Kombat 1 is approaching the end of its first season of content, but there's at least a few more updates to get through first.

NetherRealm Studios has announced that MK1 is about to undergo server maintenance this morning, June 18, to bring a new update to the game.

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Takeda's release date revealed for Mortal Kombat 1 alongside delay for Ferra's Kameo launch

Mortal Kombat 1 is quickly approaching the end of its first Kombat Pack, and now fans know when the initial run of content for the game is going to conclude.

NetherRealm Studios just announced that Ferra's Kameo release date has been delayed for MK1 while at the same time revealing when Takeda is going to launch as the next DLC character.

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Final Kombat 2024 results

Story updated with final results: This story has being updated with the final results from this tournament. Final Kombat 2024 kicks off today featuring SonicFox, NASR|Tekken Master, HoneyBee, Hayatei, EMG|Dope, DF|Grr, Burrito Voorhees, Jakyo, DG|Poseidon and more.

$200,000 USD is on the line, and the event is being held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to crown the first Mortal Kombat 1 champion.

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Homelander's voice actor in Mortal Kombat 1 finally revealed as Sid the Sloth from Ice Age... No really

Ever since Antony Starr revealed he wouldn't be reprising his Homelander role in Mortal Kombat 1, fans have been extremely curious who did take up that mantle.

For quite some time, Chris Cox was rumored / presumed to be the voice behind The Boys' monstrous analogue of Superman, but it turns out that's not actually the case.

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Surprise Mortal Kombat 1 server maintenance coming tomorrow morning

Homelander just released for everyone to use in Mortal Kombat 1, but it seems there's still more work to be done.

NetherRealm Studios announced there's going to be server maintenance hitting MK1 tomorrow morning, June 13.

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Tweedy releases pre-Final Kombat tier list for Mortal Kombat 1 that includes Homelander

Homelander and his compatibility patch were recently released into Mortal Kombat 1. This didn't change much for the existing characters, though it did oddly revert the Kameo Cyrax to the way he was before the nerfs.

Regardless, Tweedy has taken this as an opportunity to create a new tier list for Mortal Kombat 1, just before Final Kombat starts. Tweedy seems confident enough to rank the newest addition to Mortal Kombat 1, Homelander.

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Homelander has cool Easter egg when performing Brutality against one character in particular in Mortal Kombat 1

NetherRealm Studios certainly likes to go in hard when bringing guest characters into Mortal Kombat to give fans a lot to pick up on references and cute tie-ins to connect the universes.

Homelander just launched as the latest DLC fighter in Mortal Kombat 1 with quite a few references to The Boys, but there's probably one you haven't seen yet because it only happens against one character in particular.

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Data mined announcer voice lines potentially reveals an unannounced guest character for Mortal Kombat 1

Homelander was recently made available in Mortal Kombat 1. Of the characters that have been announced for the Kombat Pack, only Takeda Takahashi remains.

It's unlikely that Mortal Kombat 1's post-launch content will conclude after that. In fact, we may have caught wind of some evidence suggesting that NetherRealm Studios is already working on another batch of DLC fighters, likely for a theoretical "Kombat Pack 2."

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Infinite blockstring for Homelander may have already been discovered in Mortal Kombat 1 and it's ridiculously easy

New character day is always one of the most exciting for fighting game players, but can often lead to techniques being discovered that the developers definitely didn't intend for.

Homelander just launched a few hours ago as the latest guest fighter for Mortal Kombat 1, and it looks like he's already had something of an infinite uncovered that's super easy to pull off.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Homelander compatibility update patch notes

With Mortal Kombat 1's recent server maintenance now behind us, Homelander has become available to those who have purchased the Kombat Pack. Those without the bundle purchased will gain access to him starting on June 11.

Just like with every character release before him, Homelander comes packaged with a new patch. Warner Bros. Games has released patch notes that detail everything new in the latest update.

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Mortal Kombat 1 server maintenance times revealed for incoming Homelander update and launch

It sure does feel like Ermac and Mavado just hit Mortal Kombat 1 not that long ago, but the game's already about to get its next set of DLC very shortly.

NetherRealm Studios is about to drop The Boys' Homelander as the next guest fighter for MK1, but first they need to do some server maintenance to prepare the game for his arrival.

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Homelander eye-popping Brutality revealed plus fashionable new Mileena costume for Mortal Kombat 1

After a bit of a wait, it's just about time for Mortal Kombat 1 to receive their next guest fighter after Omni-Man and Peacemaker.

NetherRealm Studios held their latest Kombat Kast event today to show off much more of Homelander and Ferra in action with some extra fun stuff for the fans.

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Tekken 8 hangs on for NPD top seller charts in April while Mortal Kombat 1's hot streak finally comes to an end

Major fighting game releases have been finding themselves some strong reception and sales figures in recent years, even among the wider gaming landscape.

The NPD Group / Circana just released their video game sales rankings for the month of April 2024 that features some notable inclusions and exclusions in the realm of fighters.

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