Video: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe can be played by itself with Smart Steering and Auto Accelerate options
Posted on 9 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Switch, Videos | 59 Comments | 0 Likes
Mario Kart 8 features new Smart Steering and Auto Accelerate options. When both are turned on, the game can essentially be played by itself.
Just don’t expect to reach first place often. You’ll also need to handle items yourself. As you can see below, this is really meant to be more of an tool that assists you.
Mercedes-Benz DLC seems to still be present in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Posted on 9 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 4 Comments | 0 Likes
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe comes packed with all DLC from the original game. The additional characters, cups, and vehicles are all here. In case you’re wondering, that seems to include the Mercedes-Benz DLC. One of Nintendo’s latest trailers for the game shows the GLA Tires originally offered Wii U.
The one thing we’re hearing is that the Mercedes-Benz DLC isn’t unlocked by default. That’s a bit strange, as almost everything is immediately available. We’ll keep you updated if we see anything else about the situation.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – “What’s new?” trailer
Posted on 9 months ago by Matt(@OnePunchMaz) in Switch, Videos | 1 Comment | 0 Likes
Nintendo of Europe have released a new trailer for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. As the name implies, this trailer gives a brief overview of what’s new in the Deluxe version on Nintendo Switch – new racers, new items, a revamped battle mode and more.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – title screen and menus footage
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A new video from GameXplain shows off the title screen and various menus included in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. See it below.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe lets you change characters and karts in the online lobby
Posted on 9 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 15 Comments | 0 Likes
Like the original game on Wii U, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe supports online, and you’ll connect with others in lobbies. One subtle yet big change was made in the Switch version. With this new version, it’s possible to change characters and karts in the online lobby. That means you won’t have to back out of a race to make these modifications.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will run for 3 hours before draining the Switch’s battery
Posted on 9 months ago by Zack in News, Switch | 37 Comments | 0 Likes
Similar to the test performed on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild during its launch period, testing has confirmed that the Switch’s battery in portable mode will last for a little over 3 hours when playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
The test was conducted with a full charge and with screen brightness set to 30%. The exact time was 3 hours, 9 minutes and 20 seconds of playtime – similar to the battery life when playing Breath of the Wild, which is almost exactly 3 hours.
Target selling Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with puzzle cube
Posted on 9 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 5 Comments | 0 Likes
Nintendo sent out its weekly newsletter to subscribers today. In it, it shows a special bonus for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe purchases at Target. You’ll receive the puzzle cube pictured above when you pick up the racer.
Another 19 minutes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe footage
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ntower is the latest outlet to have shared footage from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Watch 19 minutes of footage showing races and battle mode below.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch bundle will only be sold in Russia
Posted on 9 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 13 Comments | 1 Likes
News about a new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch bundle emerged yesterday. Listings were found on Nintendo’s store, revealing that the package will be offered alongside the game later this month.
Nintendo has since followed up with GameSpot. According to a representative, “The bundle is exclusive to Russia and there are no plans to bring it to other countries at this time”.
A Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch bundle for other regions may happen at some point. For now though, the only way to obtain this package is by being located in Russia.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe video shows off the different boosts
Nintendo has come out with a new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe video that shows off the different boosts that you can pull off, including the new pink addition. Have a look at it below.