Mario Kart 8 – 200cc, Animal Crossing DLC, And More Amiibo Support


Just when you thought you were getting ahead of the pack, Nintendo sends out a new Blue Turtle Shell in the way of 200cc your way! That’s right, in the Nintendo Direct, they announced that they’ll be introducing 200cc to Mario Kart 8 as a free update for everybody. Think you’re good at the game? Well I guess you’ll find out soon!

Next, they also shown off a new trailer for next batch of DLC, which is Animal Crossing focused! It will feature Isabelle, Villager and Dry Bowser as the new racers. It will feature 4 new vehicles including the City Tripper and Streetle. It will offer 8 new courses. Also the soundtrack will be remixes from Animal Crossing jazzed up like the rest of the soundtrack!

Lastly there will be more added Amiibo support. They’re adding in support for Mega Man, PAC-MAN, Sonic, Toad, Wario, Villager, Rosalina, Bowser, and Olimar. I can’t wait to troll friends blast through the tracks as Mega Man!

Holy Mario Kart news Batman! That’s a lot of stuff! The DLC and update will be available for Mario Kart 8 April 23rd!

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