By Quinton Miles
[I]Mortal Kombat: Deception[/I] is selling big.
So big, in fact, that it has already shipped more than one million units since it’s release to retail outlets last week according to Midway. [I]MK: Deception[/I] also has the honor of being the fastest selling game at Midway, surpassing it’s predecessor, Deadly Alliance.
“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,” said 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.”
The game’s online mode has also been a huge hit as well, as more than 130,000 matches have been fought online over the PlayStation 2 since the game’s launch last week.