Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announces Mortal Kombat – most recent iteration in the Mortal Kombat franchise which made its way to Xbox 360 and PS3 earlier in the year – has sold in excess of three million units worldwide, making it the highest-selling fighting game this year.
Martin Tremblay, President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, said: “We are very pleased with the success of Mortal Kombat, as it surpassed our expectations in becoming the #1 fighting game in North America released so far this year”.
NetherRealm Studios delivered a high quality game which has exceeded our sales goals. We’d like to thank our entire team and all of our partners for their innovative campaigns and tremendous support of Mortal Kombat, as the game sales continue to grow.”
Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios, said: “All of us at NetherRealm Studios are very excited that players have embraced Mortal Kombat. The game was a labor of love for us and we could not be more pleased with its performance. Fan reaction to this latest installment has made all of our hard work worth it.”