Buy the DLC: Look who's joining the race... Link, Isabelle, and Villager!
Advance purchase starting 8/27/2014
You can advance purchase Pack 2, or the Pack 1 + Pack 2 Bundle either through the in-game Shop section* in Mario Kart 8 or Nintendo eShop.
Those who purchase both packs can begin using the Yoshi and Shy Guy characters immediately.
You will be able to download DLC when it becomes available. Pack 1 will be available immediately after purchase, and Pack 2 will be available April 23, 2015.
Both packs require more than 2.0 GB of storage space. An external USB hard drive may be required to download this software from the Nintendo eShop. To learn more about storage options, click here.
Mario Kart 8 DLC can be downloaded only in regions where the Nintendo eShop is available.