Feel the rush as your kart rockets across the ceiling!
WINNER: Best Sports/Racing Game and Best Family Game
--The Game Awards 2014
Expand your game-play options in the Mario Kart™ 8 game with two DLC packs that feature new tracks, new vehicles, and new characters like Link™ from The Legend of Zelda™ series and Isabelle from the Animal Crossing™ series/franchise. Learn more.
Race upside-down and along walls on anti-gravity tracks in the most action-fueled Mario Kart™ game yet! Take on racers across the globe and share videos of your greatest moments via Mario Kart TV.*
Driving up a waterfall or across the ceiling can provide an intense adrenaline rush, but that’s not all anti-gravity is good for. It also provides a wild new gameplay mechanic: if you collide into other racers in zero-g, you’ll earn speed boosts worth bragging about. Luckily, you can upload and share your best moments and watch your friends’ using the all-new Mario Kart TV.* Returning features include 12-player online play*, gliders, underwater racing, motorbikes, and custom karts. You can even race as Bowser’s seven minions, the Koopalings!
- Race along walls and upside-down on twisting anti-gravity racetracks!
- Share highlight videos of your greatest moments with friends via the Mario Kart TV feature and Miiverse™*
- Race and battle with friends locally* or connect online to play with random players from around the world*
- Fan favorite features from past Mario Kart™ games include gliders, underwater racing, motorbikes, mid-air tricks, and more
- For the first time ever, play as all seven of Bowser’s minions, the Koopalings!
- Crisp HD graphics and fluid animation offers players the most visually stunning Mario Kart™ yet
In-game content available for purchase using stored account funds.
*Wireless broadband Internet access required for online play. Learn more at support.nintendo.com. Additional systems and games are required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
- Wii U
- Release Date
- May 30, 2014
- No. of Players
- up to 8 players
- Sports, Racing
This game has downloadable content (DLC) available, so you can keep the fun going!
You can purchase DLC from Nintendo eShop on your device.View DLC
This game is compatible with amiibo.
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