Mortal Kombat X will have a new “easy Fatality” feature, which as the name suggests will allow players to perform the game’s finishing moves with ease.
Currently in the Mortal Kombat franchise, players have to punch out a correct sequence of inputs with precise positioning to initiate a Fatality move at the end of the match. Players are given a small amount of time to do this and failure to do so simply ends the match.
In the most recent NetherRealm Studios live stream, Community Specialist Tyler Lansdown stated that they believe there are many players who simply tense up once the Fatality screen comes up. For them, the studio has decided to make it easier to perform a finishing move.
“Now, we’ve learned through years and years of study that there are a lot of people who just can’t pull off Fatalities, or they get freaked out or they can’t figure out the timing,” he said. “So when the game launches, you’ll have a couple of those–maybe three of them–day one. You’ll have those just to use and do easy Fatalities on.”
These however, have to be unlocked first but Lansdown didn’t mention how.
To clarify, the “easy Fatality” feature will only give you access to a few Fatalities. The rest of them will have to be performed the old fashioned way.
Mortal Kombat X is pegged for release on April 14 for the PS4, Xbox One and PC. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions were recently delayed and are now due out sometime this summer.