While the Mortal Kombat X on Xbox 360 and PS3 release date has been delayed, buyers can readily find the PS4 and Xbox One editions everywhere. In the sections below, we will explore the retail situation for all four console versions of Mortal Kombat X. A word of warning. MK X has been rated M for Mature due to graphic violence, fatalities, blood, and gore.
Kotaku recently published a great article explaining why some longtime gamers may have grown tired of the genre. Those who are undeterred by Mortal Kombat's emphasis on gratuitous violence may continue reading.
Mortal Kombat X (PS3 and Xbox 360) Release Date ETA
At this time, there has been no official word regarding the release date for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions.
This has not prevented GameStop from setting an estimated time-of-arrival for June 2, 2015. On the other hand, Walmart predicts Mortal Kombat X on PS3 and Xbox 360 will ship out on Dec. 31, 2015. There is still a chance that the actual delivery date is within this year, even though GameStop's and Walmart's ETA should be taken with a grain of salt.
Both MK X standard edition on Xbox 360 and PS3 are now available for pre-order at GameStop, Best Buy, Amazon and Walmart. All Mortal Kombat X pre-orders come with the playable version of the iconic Goro character. This comes as downloadable material that will be available upon the schedule release date.
GameStop's pre-order price will set buyers back at $59.99 without free shipping. Best Buy is selling pre-orders at $59.99, but is offering complimentary shipping. Amazon's pre-order price is at a negligibly cheaper $59.96 with free standard shipping.
Mortal Kombat X (PS4 and Xbox One) Purchase Guide
MK X on PS4 and Xbox One is available at every major US retail chain and online merchant - including Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, and Walmart. Generally, the average price range for the standard edition is anywhere between $59.96 and $59.99.
High-end buyers will appreciate Amazon's Exclusive Import Edition that sells for $179.99, and is only available for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Mortal Kombat X. It comes with a 28cm hand painted Scorpion statue, MK X comic book, in-game bonus content, exclusive steel pack, and serialized steel card. Everything is packaged in a huge Kollector's box.
Meanwhile, both Amazon and Best Buy is selling the limited Kollector's Edition by Coarse. This edition comes with a smaller scorpion figurine, gold scorpion skin, and exclusive downloadable content. At this time, only Amazon is offering the Coarse Edition. Best Buy has already sold out of this limited-run edition. The asking price for the Kollector's Edition by Coarse is $149.99.