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Mario Kart Tour is soon getting updated to version 2.12.0 and is making some changes to the level cap and bonus points received from items, the Mario Kart Tour Twitter account announced today. The level cap for all drivers, karts and gliders will increase to level 8, along with High-End drivers, karts and gliders receiving one extra favorite course. Certain items will also be providing more bonus points when used.

All these changes are going into effect at the start of the Tour happening on March 9, 2022, which is currently unknown. The current ongoing Tour is the new Sky Tour, which went live earlier today.

No specific date for the Mario Kart Tour version 2.12.0 update has been provided, but it is supposed to release “in the near future”. We’ll keep you updated when new information becomes available.

pokemon unite update february 24

A new update has been announced for Pokemon Unite, and it will be going live on February 24, 2022. A trio of issues will be addressed.

The official patch notes from The Pokemon Company are as follows:

As the first in a set of announcements for this week’s Pokemon Day, a whole bunch of events have gone live in Pokemon Masters EX, including:

  • Villain Event Spreading Shadows where you can boost Giovanni and Mewtwo is now live (February 20 – March 6)
  • Extreme Battle Event Giovanni’s Malice where players take on Giovanni (February 20 – March 6)
  • Double Feature Spotlight Scout with the ability to Scout 5-star sync pairs Erika & Leafeon and Misty & Vaporeon (February 20 – March 6)
  • Kanto-only 5-Star-Select Scout x11, letting players scout 11 sync pairs plus a 5-Star sync pair of their choice (February 20 – March 6)
  • 10-Pair Scout Ticket as a daily log-in bonus up to ten times, letting players team up with up to 100 sync pairs (February 20 – March 23)

Details on the various events can be found below:

A new summoning event has gone live in Fire Emblem Heroes that includes heroes from the Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade game. There are 4 new heroes that are available to be summoned as 5-star focus versions, including Idunn: Divine Demon, Hugh: Worldly Mage, Niime: Mountain Hermit, and Cath: Master Thief.

The first summon for this focus is free and summoning Idunn: Divine Demon for the first time will reward players with an Ascendant Floret. The event will run until March 8, 2022.

The next tour in Mario Kart Tour has been announced and it is the Sky Tour. This tour will feature new cosmetics such as Mario’s aviation gear and a biplane kart. Also, Sky Garden from Mario Kart on the GBA will be playable as a track.

The Sky Tour will start on February 22, 2022 at 10:00pm PT. 


A couple of summoning showcases and a story event have gone live in Dragalia Lost. To start, Part One of Chapter 24: Primal Strength has been added to the main campaign, which allows players to explore the fallen land of Lefkos. Players must investigate the graveyard of the Primordial Dragons and find the truth of Lefko’s destruction.

Also live now is the Platinum Showcase which guarantees a wind-attuned 5-star adventurer will appear. The included 5-star adventurers are Basileus and Nino, and it will run until February 27, 2022. This is the same time frame as the Wind Focus Summon Showcase which also features Basileus and Nino in addition to the dragon Midgardsormr Zero.

More info about these adventurers and their specific stats can be read below.

A bunch of events have gone live in Pokemon Masters EX, including:

  • Welcome Back Rally with special rewards for players returning to the game (February 16 – March 16)
  • Sync Pair Event where players can team up with Blue & Arcanine (February 16 – March 16)
  • Villain Event Prelude Looming Shadow of Kanto where players battle against Team Rocket (February 16 – March 6)
  • Extreme Battle Event Team Rocket Takedown where players take on Giovanni (February 16 – March 6)
  • Red & Blue Poke Fair Scout with the ability to Scout 5-star sync pairs Red & Snorlax and Blue & Aerodactyl (February 16 – March 6)

In addition to these events, a Run-Up to 2.5 years celebration is under way (starting with the Blue & Arcanine Sync Pair event) with many more sync pair events coming soon. A preview video of this celebration can be found below in addition to details about the various events that are live now.

Fire Emblem Heroes New Heroes & Ascended Idunn

Nintendo and Intelligent Systems have announced the New Heroes & Ascended Idunn summoning event for Fire Emblem Heroes. It will feature the latest round of characters and a new story chapter.

The event features Hugh: Worldly Mage (voiced by Matthew David Rudd, art by 8ichibi8), Niime: Mountain Hermit, Cath: Master Thief (voiced by Antonia Flynn, art by kiyu), and Idunn: Divine Demon (voiced by Minae Noji, art by Kakage). Hugh has the skills Sell-Spell Tome, Moonbow, Spd/Def Ideal 4, and Rouse Atk/Spd 4. Niime’s skills include Hvitrvulture+, Iceberg, Atk/Res Solo 4, and Atk/Res Menace. The lineup for Cath is Armorpin Dagger+, Reposition, Atk/Res Bond 3, and Spd/Res Link 3. Lastly, Idunn’s skills include Dew Dragonstone, Bonfire, Sturdy Stance 3, Wily Fighter 3, and D/R Near Save 3.

Pikmin Bloom is hosting another Community Day, this one taking place on February 19, 2022. The Community Day will last all day in the respected time zone, and special in-game bonuses will be up for grabs.

In-app bonuses:

  • Big Flowers will bloom into plum blossoms when you plant regular blue, red, yellow, or white petals around them
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day will be awarded a special Plum Blossom Flower Badge
  • Seedlings in your planter pack will grow at 1.5x the usual speed (and more, if you’re flower planting!)
  • Receive 1 bonus coin per 250 flowers planted instead of the usual 500 (capped at 60 coins/day)

In addition to these in-game bonuses, there will also be a real-world tie in for players that live in the United States. Pikmin Bloom is partnering with the flower subscription service BloomsyBox to give out discounted subscriptions to players that reach 10,000 steps on Community Day.

Resplendent Hero Deirdre: Lady of the Forest is now available in Fire Emblem Heroes for Feh Pass subscribers. There are also new Feh Pass Quests to go along with Dierdre and all of these will be available until February 24, 2022. 

The next Resplendent Hero has also been announced as Lukas: Sharp Soldier. Lukas will be coming to Feh Pass subscribers on February 24, 2022 11pm PT. 

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