Available on April 28, 2017 | Full site coming soon

Race and battle
your friends.
Nintendo Switch on the go

Compete on the couch or on the go!

Hit the road with the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and play anytime, anywhere! Race your friends or battle them in a revised Battle mode on new and returning battle courses. Play locally in up to 4-player multiplayer in 1080p while playing in TV Mode. Every track from the Wii U version, including DLC, makes a glorious return. Plus, the Inklings appear as all-new guest characters, along with returning favorites, such as King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.!

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Platform : Nintendo Switch
Release Date: April 28, 2017
No. of Players: up to 12 players
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo
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  • Race as every character on every track from the Wii U version, including DLC characters and tracks.
  • Pop some balloons in the revamped Battle mode, complete with Balloon Battle and Bob-omb Blast.
  • Battle on new courses, like Urchin Underpass and Battle Stadium, or returning ones, such as GCN Luigi's Mansion and SNES Battle Course 1.
  • Inkling Girl & Inkling Boy from Splatoon™, King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr. join the roster!
  • Players can choose a new Smart Steering feature which makes driving and staying on the track easy for novice players and kids, even at 200cc.
  • Play your friends in local wireless multiplayer with up to 8 players*.
  • Drive through in 1080p HD quality in TV mode.
  • Play on the go with handheld mode and play anytime, anywhere.
Only on Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch hardware
Mario on kart
Squid Girl on kart