Mortal Kombat 1 PC requirements: File size, minimum & recommended specs

Joseph Pascoulis
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Since Mortal Kombat 1 is a triple-A game with immersive graphics and sound, many players are curious about its file size and PC requirements. Here are the minimum and recommended specs for Mortal Kombat 1 to ensure smooth gameplay on your system.

Bring a reboot of the original, NetherRealm Studio’s Mortal Kombat 1 not only hosts the classic brutal gameplay fans know and love but it also brings a familiar character roster, as well as some surprises.

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The game features a cinematic story mode, a revamped fighting system that allows for more fluid and dynamic combat, character-specific abilities, and more. All this coupled with next-gen graphics requires a good PC that can handle everything the game throws at it.

With that said, here are Mortal Kombat 1’s PC requirements, including the game file size and the minimum and recommended specs.

Mortal Kombat 1 game file size

Mortal Kombat 1 will need at least 100GB and up to 140 GB of free space to be downloaded on PC.

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The file size has been confirmed as 114 GB for the PlayStation 5 and 140.14 GB for the Xbox Series X|S, so expect something within this range for the PC version of Mortal Kombat 1.

This is a pretty huge file size for a fighting game, but Mortal Kombat 1 features next-gen graphics and new mechanics to tick it over 100 GB.

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Mortal Kombat 1’s file size is pretty hefty, but what about the required PC specs?

Mortal Kombat 1 minimum specs

For those with more low-end PC setups, here are the minimum required specs to run Mortal Kombat 1:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-6600 | AMD Ryzen™ 3 3100 or Ryzen™ 5 2600
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce® GTX 980 or AMD Radeon™ RX 470 or Intel® Arc™ A750
  • DirectX: Version 12

If your PC rig is high-end when it comes to hardware, see how you measure up to the recommended specs for Mortal Kombat 1 on PC:

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  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10/11 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-8400 | AMD Ryzen™ 5 3600X
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti or AMD Radeon™ RX 5700 XT or Intel® Arc™ A770
  • DirectX: Version 12

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After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. Joseph enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category, specifically Apex Legends. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]