Unexpectedly for fans of the popular Mortal Kombat fighting game series, one of the most popular parts of the franchise was permanently removed from Valve’s Steam service.
Fans of the famous Mortal Kombat series were surprised when they learned that they had permanently removed Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition fighting game from Steam. Companies Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios did not explain anything to their fans, but simply removed the full edition of the ninth part of the franchise from the most popular PC store. This version of the fighting game was created specifically for computers after the release on consoles. In addition to the game itself, the composition includes all free updates and paid add-ons.
While there is no official information on why Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition was removed from Steam. Fans have already begun to build their versions. One of the most popular theories was the version of the sinister maniac Freddy Krueger. In 2015, its creator Wesley Craven died.
After this, proceedings were going on for a long time about who would get the rights to the cult franchise after him. Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition includes an add-on that adds guest character, Freddy Krueger. Apparently, all previous agreements on the licensed use of the legendary villain were reset.
The developers of Mortal Kombat 9 now need to conclude a new agreement on the use of the character. Many fans believe that the hero will simply be removed from the game since after this fighting game two new parts have already come out. Developers may simply not dare to pay for the license of a popular villain for the sake of an outdated game. Fans believe that if Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition will return to Steam, but with a different name and without Freddy.