Nintendo has detailed all of what can be expected when Mario Kart 8’s new downloadable content is available for purchase next Thursday, April 23.

The DLC was shown to feature Animal Crossing, but also comes with eight tracks (four new; four retro), three new characters, and four new vehicles.

The new Animal Crossing track was shown at the latest Nintendo Direct to cycle through the four seasons as it is played through various times. Players can pick up the DLC for $7.


New Tracks:                                                                        Retro Tracks: 

Wild Woods                                                                           Baby Park (GameCube)

Super Bell Subway                                                                Koopa City (3DS)

Big Blue                                                                                  Ribbon Road (GBA)

Animal Crossing                                                                    Cheese Land (GBA)


Bone Rattler

City Tripper                                                                                                      






Dry Bowser

The same day will see the release of a new update for the game, adding the super-fast 200 CC for all courses, making this mode faster than the series has ever been. Also included will be new suits for characters compatible with the following amiibo: Wario, PAC-MAN, Olimar, Bowser, Sonic, Toad, Villager, Rosalina and Mega Man.

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