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The new Terminator: Dark Fate trailer further convinces me that Terminator is joining Mortal Kombat 11 as DLC

Mortal Kombat 11 has six DLC characters en route with its Kombat Pack, and so far we only know the identity of one. Long-time Mortal Kombat boss Shang Tsung will be returning to the battlefield at some point, but who are the other five contenders that remain?

Over the past few months, there have been rumors that Terminator will be joining Mortal Kombat 11 as a DLC fighter. The first official trailer for the upcoming movie Terminator: Dark Fate was released today, and the trailer itself, along with the film's release date, have me considering those rumors more closely. Potential Mortal Kombat 11 spoilers ahead.

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ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown week 4 stream

ELEAGUE's Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown weekly event will be continuing today. It will start at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET.

This week, players will race to accumulate points over the course of the stream. The participating competitors are BeyondToxin, LOSTyGIRL, Method|SylverRye, Mitsuownes, ForeverKing, Schiaccisempre, Trepound, END|StarmieGee, SaltyQuinn, and END|Scar.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Kast stream now live

NetherRealm Studios has announced that a new Kombat Kast stream will be airing today at 1:00 p.m. PDT / 4:00 p.m. PDT. It is currently unknown if any new content will be shown.

"We’re getting a little kompetitive in our next #KombatKast," said the latest Mortal Kombat tweet. "Tomorrow, 3:00pm CST, join us and guest @thehadou, Combo Breaker Tournament Organizer."

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SonicFox releases his tier list for Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 has been out and in the hands of players for a month now with some big tournaments already come and gone plus a leading spot at Combo Breaker 2019 this weekend has the competitive scene pushing themselves harder than ever.

FOX|SonicFox is unsurprisingly the stand out competitor in early MK11 tournaments having recently won the Summit of Time as well as other smaller events, and now the multiple time EVO champion has released his early tier list for the new NetherRealm Studios fighting game.

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What fan favorite characters could potentially be announced for Mortal Kombat at E3 2019?

E3 2019 is just a couple of weeks away at this point. Considering that we currently only have confirmation about Shang Tsung as a DLC fighter, this might be the perfect opportunity to stir up some hype in the NetherRealm community.

Let's take a moment to speculate on who might be announced at E3. No information about supposed "leaks" are being considered. Also, we'll only be focusing on characters that are native to the Mortal Kombat universe rather than guests.

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Mortal Kombat 11 is the best selling game of April and is already the second best selling game of 2019

Mortal Kombat 11 was released on April 23, 2019. Apparently, Mortal Kombat 11 was the highest selling game for the month of April — specifically referring to the four week period of April 7th through May 4th.

Not only this, but it has also been reported that Mortal Kombat 11 is so far the second highest selling game in 2019. Only Kingdom Hearts 3 has been able to secure more sales thus far.

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Here's how to grind out Krushing Blow requirements in Mortal Kombat 11 towers in just minutes

Mortal Kombat 11 has garnered and kept the interest of a good following of fans thus far, but its attempts at bolstering single player replay value have made for very grind-heavy processes that most players would rather have expedited.

Many content creators have spent a lot of time figuring out shortcuts to get through some of the game's more repetitive tasks, and today we have some information from Maximilian that will aid you in your quest to hit Krushing Blow quotas in Towers of Time.

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That awkward moment when Liu Kang whiffs his combo string in the wrong direction but ends up with a Krushing Blow anyway in Mortal Kombat 11

No matter how many times we see something like this, it never ceases to amaze. Hitbox and hurtbox interactions in fighting games can be very strange sometimes, and in rare instances these crossovers result in an oddity that'll leave viewers puzzled.

A Mortal Kombat 11 clip recently shared by Twitter user BrosephPR showcases a worst case scenario for a fighter that leads right into the best case scenario for them. Liu Kang really got away with murder here.

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Stunfest 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, Stunfest is taking place in Rennes, France. While it may not have Capcom Pro Tour status this year, it's still got a ton of fighting game action coming your way.

Some of the notable competitors set to fight it out in their respective main titles are PXP|A Foxy Grampa, SNB|Abadango, Solary|Glutonny, FNATIC|Akainu, SST|Shuton,|Shenzo, Will2Pac, HappyPow, VGIA|Shanks, EnVyUS|Layo, Tominaga and Genki, though there are of course many more present as well.

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Erron Black and Geras are dominating though there's still a good spread overall: Mortal Kombat 11 character usage statistics for Stunfest and BAM

While the first massive major for Mortal Kombat 11 will not be upon us until Combo Breaker next weekend, this week showed off the might of the international crowd with Stunfest 2019 and Battle Arena Melbourne 11 heavily featuring the new fighter.

Both events have now wrapped up their tournaments for Mortal Kombat 11 where strong players like DS|Wazminator, PXP|A Foxy Grampa and DizzyTT were all in attendance, and we've now gone back to piece together the top 16 character usage statistics for both majors.

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BAM 11 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, we have BAM — Battle Arena Melbourne — 11 taking place, and it's of course happening in Melbourne, Australia.

Some of the players set to compete at this event are THY|Chikurin, Rangchu, RZR|Xian, UYU|OilKing, JDCR, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, PBE|Doujin, RB|Bonchan, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Yamasa|Take, Yamasa|Nobi, COOASGAMES|Noroma, CYG|GamerBee, Mago, EQNX|Dimeback, Fate|Ulsan, iG|Jiewa, Rise|K-Brad, ALUS|Yang Mian, Yamasa|Yuu, YOG|Machabo, SIN|Brandon and Somniac though there are obviously many more.

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Here are the Mortal Kombat 11 PC patch notes for May

Mortal Kombat 11 was released at the end of April. NetherRealm Studios has already implemented a few patches and hotfixes to fix a number of issues.

Over the last two weeks, they've released a total of three patches for the PC version of Mortal Kombat 11. WB_Will has been providing details about the patch notes.

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Inside the minds of three great players, G is better than Catalyst thought, James Wan's Mortal Kombat film, scary characters at Combo Breaker and more

The way FOX|SonicFox practices, the way Rohto|Tokido plays, and the way RB|Bonchan talks give us useful glimpses as to how these genius fighting game minds work. We take a minute to appreciate some of the recent examples of these players' brilliance.

It wouldn't be a 2019 EventHubs Podcast without some G discussion, and Catalyst has a few updates to the way he has perceived the character in recent months.

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How did characters like Cinnamon, Milk, and Bong Lao NOT make the final Mortal Kombat 11 roster? Have a laugh with this spoof from Beyond the Summit

Top tier fighting game action, Mafia, and a dash of comedy seems to be the right recipe for Beyond the Summit FGC as they continued their practice of putting on exceptionally entertaining productions with last weekend's Summit of Time.

This Mortal Kombat 11-centric event saw well known NRS competitors from all over go head to head with the latest and greatest from NetherRealm. It also featured a spoof commercial depicting eight characters that wound up on MK11's cutting room floor.

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Here's how to very quickly snag three Shao Kahn skins and a new spear right now in Mortal Kombat 11

The quest to unlock gear for characters in Mortal Kombat 11 is an ongoing process that takes a lot of time and effort. Naturally, it's always a treat when any potential ways to streamline gear unlocks pop up, and one of those opportunities is upon us today.

If you're a Shao Kahn fan, there's a ladder in the Towers of Time that you should absolutely jump into as soon as you can. Completing it won't take very long, and the rewards you'll get include three new skins, a new spear, and more.

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This is the most brutal and perfectly timed Mortal Kombat 11 Quitality I've seen yet

In Mortal Kombat 11, NetherRealm Studios brought back the mechanic that punishes rage quitters in a very humiliating way. If an online player decides that they don't want to take an L and pulls the plug, the game will initiate a "Quitality" that sees the offender suffer a quick, brutal death similar to a Brutality.

We've seen numerous Quitalities on social media now that the game has been in the hands of the public for a few weeks, but none that I've seen have been quite as potent and perfect as this one.

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Mortal Kombat 11 tier lists right now are guesstimates at best; Maximilian warns us not to be too hasty when concluding character strength and ability

Hot takes are very fun and great for driving discussion, but should come with a loud and consistent warning that reminds us that we're only dealing with some of the available information. Mortal Kombat 11 is closing in on its first month in the wild, and already we've seen multiple tier lists emerge as players map out the very top of the iceberg.

These kinds of early opinions are both expected and welcomed, but Maximilian has been around the FGC for a good while now and has some words of wisdom to share lest excited competitors decide too quickly that they've arrived at the gospel truth.

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