How to join the Mortal Kombat 1 online stress test

By Kenneth Williams


May 29, 2023

Reading time: 2 min

A stress test is your very first chance to get your hands on Mortal Kombat 1.

Mortal Kombat 1 was just announced, but Netherrealm Studios isn’t holding anything back. The company, in collaboration with publisher Warner Brothers, will be hosting a stress test to check the game’s servers before its official release. The test will include online multiplayer, making it the perfect way to whet your appetite. Here are details on what will be featured in the Mortal Kombat 1 stress test and how to apply for entry.

The stress test will be available for players on Xbox Series and PlayStation 5, with Switch and PC being excluded. This will also be distinctly different from the planned pre-order beta guaranteed for some premium versions of the game. It will only feature one-on-one online multiplayer, with single-player content excluded from the test. The playable roster is not confirmed, but expect to see classics like Liu Kang, Raiden, Kung Lao, and plenty of classic villains.

How to join the Mortal Kombat 1 server stress test

To sign up for the official Mortal Kombat 1 stress test, you’ll need to sign up with your Warner Brothers account. Here’s what to do.

Head to the official Mortal Kombat 1 page detailing the test. Once there, log in using your Warner Brothers account. As soon as you put in your account credentials, you will be prompted to enter the stress test qualification. 

Mortal Kombat 1

Access to the test is not guaranteed, and the lucky players who will join the event will be randomly chosen from the applications. However, considering that the goal is to push the servers to their limit, there’s a good chance that Netherrealm will accept a ton of players.

If you are selected, you should receive an email to download the stress test and a time to log in. This will be fans’ first chance to check out the newest entry in the Mortal Kombat franchise, so mark the undisclosed date and get ready to fight.


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