Here is everything new in the May 7 Mortal Kombat 1 update!

Mortal Kombat 1's newest Kameo character, Mavado, has arrived. The 3D-era Red Dragon member steps into MK1 with style, bringing his elastic whips for the ride. Along with Mavado, NetherRealm Studios launched a small Mortal Kombat 1 update with patch notes, addressing bug fixes and character adjustments. This article details everything new in the latest MK1 update.

Mortal Kombat 1 patch notes for the May 7 update

The update fixed many issues within Mortal Kombat 1, including some within Invasions and online play. Sub-Zero, Quan Chi, Shujinko, and Sonya Blade also received minor adjustments.

Below is the complete list of the patch notes for Mortal Kombat 1's May 7 update, as provided by Warner Bros.

PC Steam & Epic Games Store

  • New Online Benchmark UI screen displayed when failing to meet Krossplay Matchmaking FPS or Storage Speed thresholds
  • Fixed an issue where the game wouldn't boot properly if using certain 3rd party software
  • Fixed a stability issue with Invasions mode's Tarkatan Colony mesa
  • Fixed certain stutters that could occur when dropping below 60FPS in an Online match

Nintendo Switch

  • Fixed announcer’s voice getting cut off after selecting Arena in practice mode
  • Fixed issue where Kung Lao’s hat is missing during the intro cinematic
  • Fixed Kenshi’s ‘Festival Disguise’ skin to properly change to equipped palette

Mortal Kombat 1 patch notes - General Fixes & Adjustments

  • Move list corrections & Localization fixes
  • Added Mavado Kameo to Roster
  • Adjusted head physics during The Klassic Brutality
  • Fixed rare issue that could cause a crash while using the Copilot feature on Xbox


  • Fixed issue that could cause Xbox players to see a blank pop-up when receiving an invite from a Krossplay Private King of the Hill
  • Fixed rare crash that could occur while using Social Menu


  • Some Encounters in Season of Huntress are no longer required to reach the Season Boss
  • Dark Star Johnny Cage Energy Balls now do less damage
  • Adjusted difficulty of Raiden Trial: IV Encounter
  • Fixed rare issue that allowed player to walk through gate in Fengjian Village without using the Tea Kettle key
  • Fixed rare issue that could cause some opponents to have incorrect names during Ambush fights
  • Fixed rare issue in Tea House Mesa that could cause the camera to behave incorrectly
  • Fixed issue that could cause Geras Time Trial III to not complete if he takes damage
  • Fixed "Inner Titan" Talisman still granting infinite super meter after the buff has expired
  • Fixed rare issue in some encounters that could cause the opponent to have an incorrect animation after winning the match

Mortal Kombat 1 patch notes - Character Specific Adjustments

Image Credit: Warner Bros. Games
Image Credit: Warner Bros. Games

Main Fighters


  • Fixed issue that could cause Ice Slide to clip into opponent when cancelled into from Attacks near the edge of the Arena

Quan Chi

  • Fixed issue with "Charged by Nether" and "Seeking Power" skins using the same palette

Kameo Fighters

Shujinko (Kameo)

  • Adjusted how Kopy Kat & Mimic are displayed in move list
  • Fixed issues with move list that could occur after a Practice Reset while morphed into opponent Shang Tsung’s Kameo
  • Adjusted when Shujinko can be pushed by opponent during Mimic Triple Ground Skull
  • Fixed lingering sound effects that could occur during Mimic Ermac's Death Embrace

Sonya (Kameo)

  • Slightly increased recharge delay of Energy Rings when used more than once in the same combo

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