Mortal Kombat 1 Down? MK1 Server Status & Maintenance

Are Mortal Kombat 1 servers down currently? The next chapter of the legendary fighting game has finally started, with five days of early access. While most of the players will enjoy the single-player campaign first, constant connection with the servers is still required. In this guide, we will regularly inform you about the current Mortal Kombat 1 Server Status, connection issues, server outages, and scheduled maintenance and downtime.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Down? MK1 Server Status & Maintenance Schedule
Mortal Kombat 1 Server Status

UPDATE: On Sunday, September 17th, at around 4 pm CEST / 3 pm BST / 10 am EDT / 7 am PDT, players are reporting various issues with Mortal Kombat 1 online play. We will update the article once we have more official details regarding the current MK1 server status.

Are MK1 Servers Down Right Now?

At the time of writing, Mortal Kombat 1 early access servers are still not live. MK1 early access is set to start on September 14th, at 7 pm CEST / 6 pm BST / 1 pm EDT / 10 am PDT. However, as officially confirmed by the developers, there will be a period of early access maintenance around the launch. “We will be issuing a day one patch for Mortal Kombat 1 on September 14 around 9:30 am CDT,” says the official notice. “At this time, the servers will be offline and expected to return online around 12:00 pm CDT.”

In general, the servers can go offline for numerous reasons. For example, a gigantic inflow of players attempting to play MK1 simultaneously might overload the servers, driving them to crash. A DDoS attack or other shady activities might bring them down as well. Things like regular updates and maintenance usually also require servers to go offline for some time. Whatever the case, we will make sure to regularly and promptly update the article with the latest information regarding the Mortal Kombat 1 server status.

How to Check Mortal Kombat 1 Server Status

The best and fastest way to stay informed about any news and issues regarding Mortal Kombat 1 is via the official Twitter account of the game. In addition, WB Games Support is an excellent place to learn about Mortal Kombat 1 Server Status. Finally, you can always return here. We will endeavour to regularly and swiftly update this guide with the latest info about MK1 server outages, maintenance schedule, and other connection issues.

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    Anthony Rivers

    Still cannot connect to server

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