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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass comparison wave 3

The Booster Course Pass Wave 3 DLC for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has now been released, and we now have a graphics comparison video. GameXplain put together footage showing how the old courses compare to their brand new counterparts.

Booster Course Pass Wave 3 brings along two more cups. With the Rock Cup, we have London Loop (Tour), Boo Lake (GBA), Rock Rock Mountain (3DS), and Maple Treeway (Wii). The Moon Cup contains Berlin Byways (Tour), Peach Gardens (DS), Merry Mountain (Tour), and Rainbow Road (3DS).

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Custom Items

Starting today, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe players can access a brand new Custom Items feature. This has been made available as part of the just-released version 2.2.0 update.

With the feature, it’s now possible to choose which items appear in offline VS Races and certain online modes. You can have everything on, off, or only certain things on. If you’re interested in racing without the Blue Shell but keeping all other items for instance, that’s now something you can do. Players can even allocate specific items to each team in Team Races and Battles.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe update 2.2.0

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has just received a new update, and the game is now at version 2.2.0. Nintendo has yet to share the patch notes, but we’ll add them in here when available.

The highlight for today is the previously-announced third wave of tracks for the game’s Booster Course Pass. Two cups have been added with four tracks each. The Rock Cup contains London Loop (Tour), Boo Lake (GBA), Rock Rock Mountain (3DS), and Maple Treeway (Wii) while the Moon Cup is comprised of Berlin Byways (Tour), Peach Gardens (DS), Merry Mountain (Tour), and Rainbow Road (3DS).

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass DLC release dates tracks

Five years after launch, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is getting new content with its Booster Course Pass DLC, and we’ve putting together a guide that will cover all release dates and tracks going forward.

Nintendo has opted to focus on remastering previous tracks. Super Mario Kart, Mario Kart 64, Mario Kart: Super Circuit, Mario Kart: Double Dash, Mario Kart DS, Mario Kart Wii, Mario Kart 7, and Mario Kart Tour should all eventually have representation.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass Wave 3 gameplay

Nintendo finally shared more information about the Booster Course Pass Wave 3 for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe today, and we now have new gameplay via the Japanese website.

Eight more tracks will be added to the game next month. With the Rock Cup, we’ll be seeing London Loop (Tour), Boo Lake (GBA), Rock Rock Mountain (3DS), and Maple Treeway (Wii). The Moon Cup is highlighted by Berlin Byways (Tour), Peach Gardens (DS), Merry Mountain (Tour), and Rainbow Road (3DS).

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 3 release date

Nintendo has set a release date for the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 3. All players will be able to access the latest tracks on December 7, the company just announced.

The following tracks will be included:

Mario Strikers Kart Switch My Way

Two more commercials have been published as part of Nintendo’s “Switch My Way” advert series. This time around, it’s Mario Strikers: Battle League and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe that get the focus.

Both are both adverts:

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass wave 3 screenshot

A new set of screenshots have come in for the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass wave 3. Merry Mountain from Mario Kart Tour and Peach Gardens from Mario Kart DS were confirmed for the new DLC today.

Here’s the full set of screenshots:

Nintendo has revealed details about the wave 3 DLC for the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass wave 3 DLC, which will be launching this holiday. Merry Mountain from Mario Kart Tour and Peach Gardens from Mario Kart DS will be included. Other tracks will be confirmed later on.

A first look at Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass wave 3 can be found in the following video:

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass icons Nintendo Switch Online

Original (8/1): A new batch of user icons are being made available for Nintendo Switch Online based on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in celebration of the Booster Course Pass. We have a look at some of the designs that are planned above.

This isn’t the first time that the racer has been a featured title. However, it appears that Nintendo has prepared a fresh set of designs, and the first wave is available now. Additional waves with different designs will be going live each week. You’ll be able to claim Mario Kart 8 Deluxe icons until August 8 at 5:59 PM PT / 8:59 PM ET.


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