Fans playing Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition on PC over the past few days may have noticed a Steam update rolling out from the boffins at NetherRealm.

The patch addresses several niggling issues revolving around visual display and basic functionality. According to Steam: the fix includes updates to peripheral support, online mode fixes, and general performance improvement.

    Steam Update (July 23, 2014):
  • Updated the game launcher
    • Added video card selection option
      • Fixes auto-detection problems on laptops with Optimus technology
      • Solves performance issues for many laptops with dual GPUs
      • Added support for letterbox display toggle
      • Fixes problems with 4:3 and 5:4 aspect ratios
  • Several performance optimizations
    • Changed video settings options
      • Added ability to toggle memory restriction
      • Removed region lock for multiplayer matchmaking
    • Allows for a larger pool of online players
      • However, very long distance matches may experience slower network performance
  • Improvements to online multiplayer
    • Fixed issues with Private Matches
    • Updated KOTH
    • Fixed multiplayer crashes
  • Fixes and updates for several peripherals
  • Removed microphone support from voice chat
    • Players may use Steam Chat

The improvements certainly won't be for naught! The announcement of Mortal Kombat X generated a massive rush of renewed interest in the 2012 Edition! With sales still persisting for PC and other platforms, the previous instalment is very much alive, even reaching Top 5 benchmarks for digital sales!

You can buy Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition right now for a standard download cost of $19.99 [via Steam]! For recommended specifications refer to this story. Find more stories from the previous generation in the Mortal Kombat (2011) forum!