How to get free Mortal Kombat 11 PS5 upgrade

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Want to know how to get the free Mortal Kombat 11 PS5 upgrade? Since NetherRealm Studios’ revelation that they would provide free upgrades to those who purchased MK11, diehard fans have predictably been wondering how they could get their hands on the next highly anticipated series entry.

With the Mortal Kombat 1 release date fast approaching, time may be running out for you to redeem this offer. Fortunately, we’re here to tell you precisely what you need to do so you can obtain your free upgrade ahead of time. Before you do, though, we suggest looking at the Mortal Kombat 1 characters and Mortal Kombat 1 fatalities to make the transition even more effortless.

How do you get the free Mortal Kombat 11 PS5 upgrade?

You can get the free Mortal Kombat 11 PS5 upgrade by heading to the Game Hub and selecting the “Free PS5 upgrade” option found on the right side of the screen. Keep in mind, though, that the process will be different depending on the Mortal Kombat 11 edition you purchased beforehand.

How to get the free Mortal Kombat 11 PS5 physical upgrade?

Here’s what you need to do if you purchased the Mortal Kombat 11 physical edition:

  1. Sign in to your PS5 account.
  2. Insert your Mortal Kombat 11 disc into your PS5.
  3. Head over to the Mortal Kombat 11 Game Hub.
  4. Select the button that says “Free PS5 upgrade” found on the right side of the screen.
  5. Download the game and wait for it to finish installing.
  6. Afterward, you will be able to play Mortal Kombat 11 on your PS5 by inserting the disc each time.

Naturally, if you purchased the physical edition of Mortal Kombat 11, then your PS5 will need to have a disc drive for this process to work. According to NetherRealm Studios’ official announcement, those who purchased the MK11: Aftermath Collection or MK11 Ultimate “will need to redeem the paper code voucher inside the game box” to access all the upcoming content.

How to get the free Mortal Kombat 11 PS5 digital upgrade?

On the other hand, if you bought the digital edition of the game, then here are the steps you’ll need to take:

  1. Sign in to your PS5 account.
  2. Head to the PlayStation store and search for the Mortal Kombat 11 page.
  3. Select the “Free PS5 upgrade” button found on the right side of the screen.
  4. Wait for the upgrade to download and install.
  5. You will then be able to start playing Mortal Kombat 11 after the download has finished.

That covers all you need to know on how to get the free MK11 PS5 upgrade. For more on the game, check out our guides on Mortal Kombat 1 characters, how to do a fatality in Mortal Kombat 1, and how to do a brutality in Mortal Kombat 1.

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Mortal Kombat 1

  • Release Date: 19 September 2023
  • Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series S/X, Xbox Series X
  • Genre(s): Beat 'em Up