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10/16/2020

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit races to stores.

Overview

Race a real-life Mario Kart™ through your home! Boost and drift to victory, as you use the Nintendo Switch™ system to control your kart, and watch as it reacts to what’s happening in the game. Your in-home course comes to life on-screen with a view from right behind the driver’s seat.

How does it work?

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit™ comes with either a Mario or Luigi kart and a series of cardboard gates. First, place these gates in the real world and customize* it how you want. Then, see your course come alive in the game with different in-game environments like jungles and snowscapes and obstacles like Piranha Plants. Use objects from around the house to customize your courses and add challenges, then watch the game transform your home into the Mario Kart world.

Multiplayer

While you can challenge in-game characters if you’re playing by yourself, you can also zoom around the house with up to three other players** in Custom Race or Grand Prix. Just make sure each player has their own Nintendo Switch™ system, the Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit game, and a Mario kart or Luigi kart.

More about the game

While it’s fun to see your custom course on the screen, the integration doesn’t end there. For example, if you hit a boost in the game, watch as your real-life kart speeds up. Get hit by a Red Shell? Look out, because your kart will slow down! If you’re worried about straying too far from the course (or your living room), Smart Steering will help guide you along.

The races you progress through in Grand Prix mode are varied—the windy environment may push your kart to the side, while the in-game Piranha Plant gate may bite you if you pass through the wrong side. As you play, you’ll unlock more speed settings, outfits, environments, and more. These can all be used when you want to create your custom course. Even Rainbow Road makes an appearance!

Whether you want to race Bowser Jr. and the Koopalings in Grand Prix mode, customize an elaborate course, or do laps around the living room with family members, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is your window into a new type of Mario Kart experience.

You can learn more by visiting https://mklive.nintendo.com. Please note that although you can download the software via Nintendo eShop, you will need a Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit kart to play.

Happy racing!

Everyone
Mild Cartoon Violence