Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: when and how to get the new circuits?

Mario Kart 8


Mario Kart 8

Turn your racing experience upside down! Nintendo’s Mario Kart franchise comes to the Wii U console in full HD, introducing new racing circuit designs and anti-gravity karts that will have players driving upside down. And for the first time, all of Bowser’s seven Koopalings are playable characters-- get a taste of being bad on the race track by playing as Iggy, Larry, Lemmy, Ludwig, Morton, Roy and Wendy. Players will also enjoy a variety of series-favorite features, including the return of 12-player online competitive play, hang-gliders, underwater racing and motorbikes.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: when and how to get the new circuits?

Last month, Nintendo confirmed the arrival of a major DLC for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . Thus, the first salvo of new circuits will arrive this week and we will tell you how to benefit from them.

While waiting for a hypothetical ninth opus, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe players will have the opportunity to rediscover 48 circuits taken from previous episodes and remastered for the occasion. The darkly named Additional Circuits Pass DLC will offer us six waves of eight tracks each… And the first will hit our Switch on March 18.

Warm up the engines!

According to the Video Games Chronicle site , the DLC will become active this Friday, March 18 at 12:01 a.m. PST. Let's discover without delay the list of the eight circuits that will be available on this date.

Golden Turbo Cup

  • Walk in Paris ( Mario Kart Tour )
  • Toad Circuit ( Mario Kart 7 )
  • Choco Mountain ( Mario Kart 64 )
  • Coco Supermarket ( Mario Kart Wii )

Maneki Neko Circuit

  • Crossing Tokyo ( Mario Kart Tour )
  • Mushroom Cornice ( Mario Kart DS )
  • Flying Garden ( Mario Kart: Super Circuit )
  • Ninja Dojo ( Mario Kart Tour )

The Additional Circuits Pass is sold for €24.99 on the eShop. Note that it will give you access to the 48 races. Note that subscribers to Nintendo Switch Online + Additional Pack (€ 39.99 per year) will get the DLC “for free”. The six waves will run until the end of 2023.

Is Mario Kart 8 a good video game?

Yes Mario Kart 8 is a great video game, we are proud to have given it a rating of 89%. Any good gamer must have played Mario Kart 8 at least once in his life, we can even fully consider it as one of the best games of the genre! In short, it is a must and you must try it if you have the opportunity!

Can I play Mario Kart 8 with my friends?

Yes, you can play Mario Kart 8 multiplayer (offline) with your friends! So think about it the next time you have a party at home, it can be a great opportunity to have a great time with your friends and family, while determining who is the best at Mario Kart 8!

Is Mario Kart 8 available on multiple platforms?

No, the game Mario Kart 8 is currently only available on Wii U. We hope that Nintendo EAD Group No. 1 development studio will release the game on other consoles soon, even if nothing is planned for the moment!

Is Mario Kart 8 a recent game?

No, Mario Kart 8 is not a recent game, it was launched in most regions on May 29th 2014, 9 years 11 months 27 days ago.
Mario Kart 8 has been released on Wii U.

Is there an official website for Mario Kart 8?

Yes Mario Kart 8 has its own official website! You can find it by clicking here.

Is there a forum on the internet to discuss the game Mario Kart 8?

No, according to our information, Mario Kart 8 does not yet have a forum or subreddit clearly identified to the community. However, it is possible that you can find one by searching on your favorite search engine, which we invite you to do! You can also look at social networks, indeed many groups exist for example on Facebook to allow communities to exchange between enthusiasts.

Is Mario Kart 8 compatible with VR?

No, Mario Kart 8 is not currently compatible with virtual reality, but we hope that one day it will be possible to play it with this new technology!

Does the game Mario Kart 8 have other names around the world?

Yes, the game is also known by these names around the world:
MK8 (Acronym)
マリオカート8 (Japanese title - original)
마카8 (Korean acronym title)
마리오 카트 8 (Korean title)
MK8 (Other)
MK8 Deluxe (Other)
MK8 (Other Alias)

What are similar games to Mario Kart 8?

Mario Kart 8 is a game similar to Bayonetta 2, Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 7, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Splatoon, Shovel Knight, Brawlout, Just Shapes & Beats, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and, if you liked Mario Kart 8, you will surely love this list of games we just mentioned! You can find our dedicated portals by clicking on the name of the games, and make your own opinion very quickly!