Game news Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: The third wave of DLC ends with new circuits on Nintendo Direct
This isn’t the first time Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has come to Nintendo Direct. This afternoon, the racing game showed its nose tip once again to unveil its next wave of additional circuits, as part of its additional circuits pass.
A guaranteed success
Initially released on Nintendo WiiU in May 2014, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe takes the place of its predecessor on Nintendo Switch and continues to ensure the great success of the famous 30-year-old franchise by regularly appearing at the top of video game sales.
Arriving respectively in March and then last August, two first waves of circuits have already overwhelmed the game, offering new circuits, one of which is completely new. A nice surprise for fans who from this summer can cross a street called Cité Sorbet. But players know that, as part of the Additional Tracks Pass, more waves are expected and the third should arrive shortly.
A third wave of additional tracks is on the way!
Sold at a price of € 24.99 on the eShop or directly accessible via the Nintendo Switch Online subscription + Additional Package, The Additional Circuits Pass grants additional content until the end of 2023. The whole thing will land of 6 updatesalso called waves, each containing 8 new textureswhat’s he going to do a total of 48 circuits in all.
It was enough to watch the Nintendo Direct of the day to see it a new trailer (which you can find out above or via the tweet below) showing two of the eight new circuits which will be present in wave 3 of the Additional Circuits Subscription. Taken from Mario Kart Tour, the first circuit to be unveiled is that of Mount Festivo, just to try some sledding in a snow-covered mountain decorated with the colors of Christmas. The second circuit is taken from the Mario Kart opus released on Nintendo DS, the Peach garden, which as the name suggests, features a run through a large garden belonging to Princess Peach. Note that only these two circuits have been revealed for the time being, mid-opening an exit window for winter 2022.
Get ready to skid through the curves of Festive Mountain and Peach Garden with the arrival of Wave 3 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Additional Track Pass this winter! pic.twitter.com/8FT5jvkOcC
– Nintendo France (@NintendoFrance) September 13, 2022
As a reminder, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is available exclusively on Nintendo Switch from April 28, 2017.