No 3G Support for Mortal Kombat Vita


No 3G Support for Mortal Kombat Vita
Ed Boon tells us that handheld fighter will be WiFi only for online play.
Bad news for everyone out there who was hoping to take their online Mortal Kombat experience out into the wild, as the game's creative director Ed Boon told us at a Vita event last Friday in Toronto that the game will not support 3G functionality for online play.

When we quizzed him about the potential technical concessions that may need to be made in order to play a game like Mortal Kombat, which runs at 60 frames per second, over 3G his reply wasn't the one many prospective Vita 3G owners would have been hoping for.

"You know what, Mortal Kombat runs at 60 frames per second and it's a very crisp game," he said. "The experience we had with 3G, unfortunately, wasn't one that we felt couldn't provide the type of experience people want to have. It's susceptible to external factors like where you are and what not. We really didn't want to present something to players that might be a bad experience, so we've restricted it just to WiFi and local connectivity."

Stay tuned for the full interview shortly.

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