Mortal Kombat 11 has followed through on an expected strong start, dominating video game sales in April! The NPD Group has released data highlighting the game's unique success, with analysis showing impressive feats in the first fortnight. Read on:

According to NPD Video Game Industry Analyst Mat Piscatella; Mortal Kombat 11 has become the second best-selling title for all of 2019, topping April sales across PlaySation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Sony confirmed the game's strong start in the PlayStation sales chart earlier this month. NPD figures take into account digital and physical sales.

According to Piscatella, the successful launch makes Mortal Kombat 11 the first game to dominate sales for all major platforms since Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock in October 2007!

The feats is made all the more impressive by figures accounting for just two weeks of the fighting game's availability! Business Insider reports the NPD data collection window spans from April 7th through to May 4th. Mortal Kombat 11 was officially released April 23rd.

Mortal Kombat's return to a Nintendo console has been a positive one - ending a twelve year drought! MK11 is the first Mature-rated release to top Nintendo sales since Bayonetta 2 in 2014. The last third-party developed title to feature on the list was Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbid Kingdom Battle in September 2017.

Mortal Kombat 11 is the follow-up to the highest selling title in the series' twenty-five history. In a recent interview with Gameinformer, Ed Boon revealed Mortal Kombat X has sold an estimated 11 million copies, more than doubling figures from its first year. We don't yet have an exact figure for units moved.

If you're one of the many fans who've got yourself a copy - join the discussion on the Mortal Kombat 11 forum! While you're there, review your favorite MK11 fighters and help MK Online crown a champion in the 2019 Supreme Mortal Kombat voting tournament!