Mortal Kombat 11 is positively flush with finishing options after the addition of Friendships in May, but Ed Boon has polled fans on what they'd hypothetically like to see more of. The results proved surprising in a tight race between returning moves from games past. Read on:
It was almost too close to call right until the end, but come cut-off more than 13,800 Twitter users chose Animality as the finishing move they'd most like to see more of!
The metamorphosing moves have only been featured in versions of Mortal Kombat 3 (through Trilogy), making an obvious choice for fan preference, but they only managed a .2% majority over another single-game phenomenon. Self-inflicted Hara-Kiris were a quirk of competition in Mortal Kombat: Deception, and took second with 34.2% of the poll,
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Recently restored Friendships were somewhat unsurprisingly the lowest selected option with 12.8%, while infantilizing Babalities, first introduced in MKII and last seen in Mortal Kombat (2011), earned a respectable 18.6%.
Interestingly, all of the poll options were referenced in a winking inside joke that uses Terminator's visual readout to poke fun at widespread pre-game leaks. The same gag included a list of 'Kombat Pack 2' characters with Mileena, Rain, and others.
Which type of finisher would you most like to see more of? Tell us how you think it could work in the comments below and find & discuss more in the Mortal Kombat 11 forum. Or debate the best in any category you can imagine by entering the Fan Koliseum!