Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Metacritic Rating:
Release Date:
Apr 27, 2017
ESRB Rating:
0+ everyone
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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 your friends in the definitive version of Mario Kart 8, only on
Nintendo Switch!

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.

Inkling Girl & Inkling Boy from Splatoon, King Boo, Dry Bones, and
Bowser Jr. join the roster!

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

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Creators

Ryo Nagamatsu
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Hideki Konno
director, artist, producer, designer
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Yasuaki Iwata
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Shiho Fujii
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Atsuko Asahi
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Yasuyuki Oyagi
director, producer
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Kosuke Yabuki
director, producer
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Masaaki Ishikawa
director, artist
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