Mortal Kombat 11's PC Patch 2 breaks support for 60 FPS mod but it fixes a ton of other bugs

Written by Neil Soutter on Wed, May 1, 2019 2:09 PM
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Mortal Kombat 11 has received its second PC patch. It certainly needs a few, so this would ordinarily be something to be nice and excited about. Unfortunately, it comes with a major caveat - Mortal Kombat 11 PC Patch 2 breaks support for the recently released 60 frames per second mod. Boooooooo.

We’d imagine modifying the files to support the updated version was a fairly simple move for the mod’s creator, Endry Lauson, who has already released an updated version of the mod. That doesn’t stop it from a pain in the arse for him, and us, as we repeatedly have to update the mod to remove the default 30 FPS lock on cut-scenes and Fatalities, as well as enable full 21:9 support. Should you wish to support his work, his donation page can be found here.

Still, enough grumbling, what’s done is done, and this latest patch for Mortal Kombat 11 does at least fix an entire swathe of PC-related issues. Those after performance-related fixes may find themselves disappointed, but anyone struggling with game crashes and other issues should enjoy a smoother ride once this patch is installed. Improvements include fewer crashes, no game hangs when using G-Sync or FreeSync, improvements to online matchmaking, and an assortment of other multiplayer-related bugs.

Those aggrieved at MK11’s microtransactions and the grind to unlock new content could be well served by increased rewards from the Krypt, AI Battle Mode, and increased Koin rewards for winning Ranked Matches.

Last but not least, NetherRealm is distributing a package of 500,000 Koins, 1,000 Souls, 1,000 Time Crystals, and 500 Hearts, as a thank you to PC players (and their patience).

Mortal Kombat 11 PC Patch 2 General Gameplay Adjustments

  • Fixed an exploit that allowed for more than one variation of a character to be set as default, which could then result in an online desync when trying to select that character
  • Fixed a rare issue that occurred if the user lost internet connectivity while customizing their character, which would sometimes result in that variation being saved with some items being locked
  • Fixed a rare issue that was affecting some user progression after using Kenshi’s blindfold in the Krypt to fully drain their Soul Fragments
  • Move list and frame data corrections
  • Integrated launch day gameplay server-side data
  • Adjustments to online match-making
  • Adjustments to AI
  • Fixed a source of online desyncs
  • Fixed a rare crash involving trying to use quick moves list in story mode
  • Fixed a rare crash in the Totem Pole tower in The Gauntlet
  • Fixed a crash related to pausing and unpausing the game
  • Fixed an issue where accepting an invite while in Local Character Select could cause a crash
  • Fixed an issue where deactivating Frost's DLC after finishing chapter 4 would lock the character
  • Fixed an issue where the game could hang when using OBS with G-Sync or FreeSync
  • Corrected some incorrect instruction text in tutorial mode
  • Kitana’s Fans will no longer sometimes remain invisible if she is interrupted out of Edenian Fade with specific timing
  • Hotfix server data will no longer sometimes become invalid when the game is booted up while offline
  • Fixed a rare crash involving using a consumable near a chest in The Krypt
  • Increased rewards for breakables in The Krypt
  • Adjusted rewards from AI Battle mode
  • Increased Koin rewards for winning Ranked Matches
  • Mouse and Keyboard fixes
  • Fixed several issues with FXAA
  • Small localization updates

Towers of Time Adjustments

  • Adjusted AI difficulty curve
  • Further opponent health reductions in higher level Towers
  • Performing a Fatal Blow while standing in an active modifier will no longer sometimes cause unexpected behavior or a crash
  • Ice based modifiers will no longer attempt to freeze players during invalid states
  • Adjusted and removed modifiers from many Daily Towers
  • Increased Koin Rewards for kompleting Towers and Tower Platforms
  • Increased Dragon Challenge Koin rewards
  • Increased post fight Koin rewards
  • Increased amount of Hearts earned from Fatalities, Brutalities, and Mercies
  • Lowered modifier damage for many modifiers
  • Adjusted the lifespan of several modifiers
  • Dramatically increased cooldowns on Tag Assist modifiers
  • Fixed a missing Reduced Damage modifier in The Gauntlet
  • Several Gift/Curse Modifiers are now considered projectiles allowing them to interact with moves that affect projectiles as intended
  • Adjusted Gauntlet difficulty and progression requirements
  • Disabled Konsumables now work with all intended modifiers
  • Improved targeting for several Konsumables
  • Sektor Hunter Killer Protocol Modifier is now disabled by the Rocket Disabler Konsumable
  • Corrected some multipliers on Augments for some characters which were inconsistent with others
  • Fixed incorrect Armor interactions with some Modifiers
  • Decreased Konsumable cooldowns for players

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07:26 May-02-2019

The modder updated the mod, also as a bonus he made one for MK XL as well. You can't cuck the PC master race!

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04:56 May-02-2019

Too bad the game is blocked in my country.

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08:36 May-02-2019

Let me guess, Australia?

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11:34 May-02-2019

His profile says Indonesia

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13:28 May-02-2019

Indo. A mall advertised the game and the government noticed it. Inb4 “tHe gAmE iS tOO VioLeNt”.

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23:38 May-01-2019

https://t.co/AJ7kFLz6NS that is the updated link to the newer mod that also restores 60fps to the cut scenes lol. The war is on boys.

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23:37 May-01-2019

It has been updated boys. I can give a link if you want.

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17:11 May-01-2019

So i will repeat it but this time add a little bit of pride : im VERY happy i didnt bought that game day 1.

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14:42 May-01-2019

yea it's really disappointing some old games support 100Hz 21:9 and recent ones don't

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19:41 May-01-2019

I'm playing NOLF2 at 5K 165Hz no problem (apart from needing to adjust the mouse polling rate) and same with Quake, although I'm using a more modern quake engine to run it, but still. It really is quite pathetic, isn't it...

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Ryzen 5 3500U 4-Core 2.1 GHz Radeon RX Vega 8 8GB
| 30FPS, Medium, 720p
Ryzen 5 3500U 4-Core 2.1 GHz Radeon RX Vega 8 10GB
| 30FPS, High, 1080p
Core i3-8100 4-Core 3.6GHz GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 16GB
100% Yes [1 votes]
| 60FPS, Ultra, 1080p
Ryzen 7 5800H 8-Core 3.2GHz GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile 32GB
100% Yes [2 votes]
| 60FPS, High, 1080p
Ryzen 7 5800H 8-Core 3.2GHz GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile 16GB
100% Yes [1 votes]
| 60FPS, High, 1080p
Core i7-4770K 4-Core 3.5GHz GeForce GTX 980 4GB 32GB
100% Yes [3 votes]