Mortal Kombat: Deception Makes History

Midway Games has announced that Mortal Kombat Deception has shipped more than 1 million units across North America and is the fastest selling game in the history of Midway outselling even its predecessor, Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance, by more than 35% in its first week of release.

Mortal Kombat is clearly a franchise that continues to deliver innovative gameplay along with the hardcore, intense fighting action that fans have come to know and love over the past 12 years,” commented Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. “We’re extremely pleased to see that Deception has been received in such a positive light by both the media and consumers since we first announced the title in March. It’s a true testament to the Mortal Kombat team’s hard work and dedication that consumer interest is high enough to make Deception the fastest selling game in Midway’s history.”