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Video: How to Unlock Gold Mario in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Posted on April 20, 2017 by in Switch, Videos

A video posted by GameXplain has detailed the process for unlocking Gold Mario in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and provides a look at the new character in action.

Check out the video below.

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  • Addy

    So Gold Mario is just a skin for Metal Mario?

    • Don’t see why they would need to waste a character slot on him.

      • Addy

        Yet the Villager and Inkling use up two slots rather then one like in the original.

        • Gold Mario is a color swap of Metal Mario. The Villagers and Inklings have different models. This is the same reason the different color Yoshi and Shy Guy are in the same box. It is also why the Kooplings all have their own spots.

          • Addy

            I know Gold Mario is a color swap of Metal Mario. The male and female Villager share the same slot in MK8 and they have different models, but in Deluxe it’s two. They could have the boy and girl Inkling as one slot too, but no, they didn’t.

          • If rainbows are rainbow colored, why aren’t all guns made out of clay?

  • Linkavitch Chomofsky

    Seeing this, isn’t it about time they just listed the character variations under one character?

    • Jaxad0127

      Except they aren’t (all) just visual variations. Character weight varies. The ones with variations under the same entry should all have the same weight.

      The North American site ( http://mariokart8.nintendo.com/ ) says Mario and Tanooki Mario are medium weight, Baby Mario is light weight, and Metal Mario is heavy weight.

      • Linkavitch Chomofsky

        I hadn’t considered that. Good point.

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Platform: SWITCH
Genre: RACING
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo
Release date: April 28, 2017
OWN IT: 4 [I own this game]
BEAT IT: 2 [I beat this game]
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