Despite Mortal Kombat 1 being out now on Switch, we haven’t seen official screenshots or trailers of the port. Now we know why.
The Switch is many things — but powerful like the Xbox Series X/S and PS5, it is not. Development of the MK1 Switch port was handled by a different team to those consoles, and it’s safe to say it might have needed more time in the oven.
Fans have taken to social media to showcase the graphics and character models of the Switch version of MK1 – and the outcome is delightful.
As one fan put it, «MK1 on the Switch is going to give us so many memes and cursed pics.»
That’s precisely what we’ve got.
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There are tonnes of cursed images and memes floating around Twitter, Reddit and other sites already, with many players pointing out the rather stark differences in the faces of playable characters. It’s fair to say that Johnny Cage has seen some things in the Switch version...
It’s not just Johnny Cage – they’ve all seen some things. What’s up with their eyes and expressionless faces? We truly can't say for sure.
We get that the Switch isn't too powerful, but it's better than… whatever this is.
In fact, many are pointing out that Mortal Kombat 11 on Switch looked a heck of a lot better than the strange eyes and facial expressions in MK1.
This fan «expected MK11 quality graphics» and adds that «MK11 looks miles better on Switch than MK1».
Whatever happened, it's led to a memorable launch. We love you really, MK1 on Switch. How can you not love something which has given us things likeRead more on radiotimes.com