Its just a heist Gamers mocked the 70 Nintendo Switch

‘It’s just a heist’: Gamers mocked the $70 Nintendo Switch version of Mortal Kombat 1 for its ‘glass-eyed’ graphics

When the fighting game Mortal Kombat 1 was announced in May, also for the Nintendo Switch, fans knew not to expect advanced graphics from the Nintendo hybrid console in the game, but the level of downgrade shocked players.

    Image source: Warner Bros. Games

Image source: Warner Bros. Games

On Nintendo Switch, the new Mortal Kombat suffers from a degradation in all visual aspects: resolution (up to 900p in TV mode and up to 720p in portable mode), textures, models, geometry, lighting, post-processing effects and so on.

The eyes are particularly unfortunate – they’re static and mostly unlit, which is why they stand out brightly in every scene and look exactly straight. The situation has already become a reason Memes.

“It looks strange, but it can be fixed. I don’t understand why it was published in this form.”believes Digital Foundry expert John Linneman. edition plans Analyze Mortal Kombat 1 graphics on different platforms.

In addition to unsightly graphics, Mortal Kombat 1 on Nintendo Switch can offer regular frame rate drops in gameplay and cutscenes as well as extremely long loading times.

On the social network X (formerly Twitter), users are wondering why Mortal Kombat 1 costs the same $70 on Nintendo Switch as it does on PS5 and Xbox, where the game runs and looks so much better. “It’s just a robbery”– believes Synth potato.

Mortal Kombat 1 is already the standard version for PC (Steam, EGS), PS5, Xbox Series.

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