Here’s what Mortal Kombat Trilogy will look like in HD if indie studio Eyeballistic is allowed to do so
Sign the petition today if you want MKHD
What started as a group of dedicated Mortal Kombat fans has grown into Eyeballistic, an independent development company that aims to remake old Mortal Kombat games with stunning high definition graphics.
According to their website, Eyeballistic’s Project MKHD initially got the nod from Warner Bros., but things changed when WB decided the project would clash with 2019’s Mortal Kombat 11. screen, Eyeballistic has created a Change.org petition that already has over 7,000 signatures, but they still need more.
The game, which is said to have a restore netcode and use Epic online services for cross-play between PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch, is said to be essentially a high-definition recreation of the 1996 Mortal Kombat trilogy with online functionality.
âWe plan to painstakingly recreate every detail of every glorious 3D scene and character,â they say in the text of their petition.
âOf course, every fatality, brutality, friendship and animality will be there too. Characters and scenes will get a facelift to 4K resolution and 60fps of gameplay action powered by the power of Unreal Engine 5. . We’re even going to remake all the music giving it a modern cinematic sound that incorporates real instruments. “
The magic number for Warner is apparently 100,000, as they would have to be convinced that Mortal Kombat HD would sell over 100,000 units in order to give it the green light. While it’s off to a good start, there is still some way to go as the petition still needs around 992,700 signatures to reach 100,000 at the time of writing.
At this point, you’re probably craving some video footage that’s as tough as we are, but those stunning Eyeballistic stills should be enough for now. Check them out below, and let us know in the comments what you think about them and if you’ll sign the petition for old school Mortal Kombat in HD.
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