Mortal Kombat 11 sales have exceeded 12 million units worldwide. This has effectively made it the best selling entry in the series. Additionally, with the success of Mortal Kombat 11, the Mortal Kombat series is now the best selling fighting game franchise series worldwide. Warner Bros. shared the total number of worldwide Mortal Kombat 11 sales through an official press release. Creative Director of NetherRealm Studios Ed Boon also shared his thoughts on the success of the franchise. [Thanks, ryokutya2089 and ZhugeEx!]
Boon shared that he never thought the franchise would reach a total of 73 million units sold worldwide. Additionally, he thanked fans from around the globe for their continued support of the series. On Twitter, analyst Daniel Ahmad shared the total cumulative sales from other popular fighting game franchises. This information revealed that Mortal Kombat has officially surpassed the Super Smash Bros. series as the best selling fighting game series of all time.
As of March 2021, the Super Smash Bros. series had sold 65.1 million units with Street Fighter having sold 46 million units. And as of April 2021, the Tekken series had sold 46 million units.
Mortal Kombat – 73 million units
Smash Bros. – 65.1 million units (March 31, 2021)
Tekken – 51 million units (April 2021)
Street Fighter – 46 million units (March 31, 2021) https://t.co/f0mhQLMzeM
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) July 26, 2021
While Mortal Kombat 11 does feature cross-play between the Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5, this feature does not include the Nintendo Switch or PC versions of the game. Additionally, there are some limitations regarding cross-play between the supported consoles.
Mortal Kombat 11 is available on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC.