Injustice 2 Vs Mortal Kombat X | Which is the Better Fighting Game?

What is Injustice 2 vs Mortal Kombat X?


Both Injustice 2 vs Mortal Kombat X video games are developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment. These fighting games are very popular right now and still being played until this today. Injustice 2 is the sequel to Injustice: Gods Among Us video game. It features characters from DC Comics properties. All of your favorite DC heroes and villains into one game. The game storyline is after Injustice: Gods Among Us, Brainiac invades Supergirl’s homeworld and Superman regime is getting back together. Batman getting a team back together to stop Superman’s regime. Superman’s regime, Batman Team and Brainiac are not alone. The secret society of villains led by Gorilla Grodd just the fight. It’s an all-out war for earth.


Injustice 2 Sub-Zero
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Injustice 2 takes one step ahead from its predecessor. The game has more fluid animation and faster gameplay. Character design is more life-like and glorified traits. Injustice 2 introduce gear system which enhance characters skills and change skins. Each piece gear comes from different issues of comics for fanservice. Fans who read DC Comics will recognize specific gear from volumes. All your favorite characters from DC Universe such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman appeared in this game. Every hero and villain have unique moves and interaction with each other. Super moves are more cinematic than ever. Injustice 2 offers various game modes to explore. The Multiverse reminisce of parallel worlds in DC Universe.


What are some other game modes for Injustice 2?


Multiverse are sets of challenges in order to obtain Mother Boxes. Mother Boxes grants players gear piece to equip. Injustice 2 incorporates rpg elements with their gear system. Players will have to be careful that some piece will lower stats. There are slots that player could choose different set of gears. Characters could level up while fighting in online or offline. Online is similar to Mortal Kombat X. Player could set up lobby rooms and find matches. There are different online game modes such as King of The Hill and more. Story mode is back, unlike previous game there is no quick time events. Throughout game’s main story, players have a choice on what character to use. There are different chapters and character point of view.


Gear system
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Injustice 2 have DLC third-party characters such as Hellboy, Sub-Zero, Raiden and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Sub-Zero and Raiden is not alone, remember Scorpion in Injustice: Gods Among Us. Fans have been waiting for a DC Comic slugfest for since Justice League Task Force. Mortal Kombat X is the latest installment of the franchise. The game is more flux and grotesque than ever. Fatality are more graphic and gruesome like never before. Mortal Kombat X introduce factions, which are groups that player get to choose. Choose faction like Lin Kuei, Special Forces, White Lotus Society and Black Dragon. There is a new fatality called Faction Kill, which your group kills a opponent. Each character have different variations of movesets. Players choose one out of three variation in character select along with skins.




Mortal Kombat various options



Mortal Kombat X introduce easy fatalities for newcomers. Brutalities are integrated with meter burn attacks. X-Ray makes a return from Mortal Kombat 2011. Player could buy items from Krypt and face challenges in Living Towers. Online game mode is similar to Injustice 2. There is King of the Hill, Test your Luck, Faction War and Survivor. Story mode is a new plot and doesn’t come after Mortal Kombat 2011 video game. Training mode is about homing your skills and executing fatalities. Mortal Kombat X bring climatic battles and realistic animation. NetherRealm Studios is at it again and doesn’t disappoint. Fans of MK sure to embrace this game.


Mortal Kombat X gameplay
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What is the difference between Injustice 2 vs Mortal Kombat X?

Injustice 2 and Mortal Kombat have similar online game modes. Mortal Kombat doesn’t have a gear system. Although it has a progression system for leveling up. Injustice doesn’t have a variation moveset and Mortal Kombat X does. The gameplay layout of Mortal Kombat X is four attack button. There is a 3-button layout along with character power in Injustice 2. Both fighting games able players to interact with environments. Players earn in-game currency to buy items from store. Mortal Kombat characters appear in both games. Both games have replay value and various challenges in game modes. Story mode is well-crafted and presentable. Interactions in both games bring out character’s identity. Mortal Kombat X and Injustice 2 have special edition with new content.


Injustice 2 gameplay
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What is the verdict? In my opinion, both Mortal Kombat X and Injustice 2 video games win. I have fun playing both games. NetherRealm Studios know how to make a fighting game feel more enjoyable. Injustice 2 is what I want for a DC Comics fighting game, Batman vs Superman ultimate showdown. Mortal Kombat X rise up from success from 2011 video game. 2 vs 2 team match is gone but went back into its roots. Tournaments still hosting Mortal Kombat X and Injustice 2. I like live streaming it and playing with viewers. There are other fighting games I might compare such as Tekken 7, Dead or Alive 6 and The King of Fighter XIV. Mortal Kombat and Injustice 2 will have a place for great fighting games.


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