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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

– Nintendo Switch


Publisher:Nintendo
Developer:Nintendo
Genre:Racing

Preview: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe  February 12, 2017

Race and battle your friends in the definitive version of Mario Kart 8!

Hit the road with the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and play anytime, anywhere! Race your friends or battle them in a revised battle mode on new and returning battle courses. Play locally in up to 4-player multiplayer in 1080p while playing in TV Mode. Every track from the Wii U version, including DLC, makes a glorious return. Plus, the Inklings appear as all-new guest characters, along with returning favorites, such as King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.!

  • Race as every character on every track from the Wii U version, including DLC characters and tracks
  • Pop some balloons in the revamped Battle mode, complete with Balloon Battle and Bob-omb Blast
  • Battle on new courses, like Urchin Underpass and Battle Stadium, or returning ones, such as GCN Luigi's Mansion and SNES Battle Course 1
  • Players can choose a new Smart Steering feature which makes driving and staying on the track easy for novice players and kids even at 200cc
  • Three new vehicles have been added - two are even inspired by Splatoon
  • Carry two items at the same time
  • Returning items include Boo, the item stealing ghost, and the Feather, which gives you a high jump in battle mode
  • Play your friends in local wireless multiplayer with up to 8 players
  • Drive through in 1080p HD quality in TV mode
  • Play on the go with handheld mode and play anytime, anywhere

Players:1-12
PEGI rating:PEGI 3
ESRB rating:ESRB E

Card Version (Switch)

EU:April 28, 2017 NA:April 28, 2017 JP:April 28, 2017

Download Version (Switch)

EU:April 28, 2017 NA:April 28, 2017 JP:April 28, 2017

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Card Version (Switch)
Europe:   April 28, 2017
Americas:   April 28, 2017
Japan:   April 28, 2017
Download Version (Switch)
Europe:   April 28, 2017
Americas:   April 28, 2017
Japan:   April 28, 2017
EU price:   £49.99/€59.99
US price:   $59.99
File size:   6.8 GB

Players:1-12
PEGI rating:PEGI 3
ESRB rating:ESRB E

Card Version (Switch)

EU:April 28, 2017 NA:April 28, 2017 JP:April 28, 2017

Download Version (Switch)

EU:April 28, 2017 NA:April 28, 2017 JP:April 28, 2017

Click the Release Data tab above for more!

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