Play Mario Kart 8 anywhere, anytime, with four different multiplayer modes. 4 people can play on a single Switch. Play around the world with online multiplayer. Play on up to 8 Switch consoles, connected through Local Wireless Play. Or connect 12 consoles via LAN in TV mode. Includes all 16 DLC tracks and all 36 characters from the Wii U version, plus new characters: Inkling Boy and Inkling Girl from Splatoon, King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.
Release date: 28 April 2017.
Play Mario Kart wherever you go! Whether you're racing your family on the big screen in your living room, playing in the park, or visiting a friend's place, Nintendo Switch lets you play Mario Kart any way you like! Up to eight players can connect for local multiplayer fun via Wireless Play. If you're playing in TV mode or tabletop mode, up to four players can enjoy split-screen multiplayer!
You can also challenge racers from around the world! Up to 12 players can take part in online races, and two local players can even play online together from the same Nintendo Switch. Grab the handlebars and race your way to victory using the Toy-Con Motorbike from the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit. After installing a free software update for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, you'll be able to select the Motorbike as a compatible controller from the main menu.
A record-breaking 48 courses to race on! Race head-to-head on land, underwater, through the skies and even on walls and ceilings. All the tracks (and characters! ) from Mario Kart 8 on Wii U return in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, including previously-released downloadable courses inspired by The Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing, Excitebike and more.