Nintendo reveals loads of new details about its upcoming Wii U racing game, launching next month.
Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U racing game Mario Kart 8 will have 32 total courses, sixteen of which are brand-new and the other 16 being “remixed classic courses.” Nintendo announced this news today, along with a host of other new details about its much-anticipated game. 2008’s Mario Kart Wii also had 32 courses.
Mario Kart 8 will also feature two Rainbow Road courses, of one which is brand-new and the other is a remake of the Nintendo 64 course. We also got to speak with the game’s director and producer, who explained why Mario Kart 8 won’t be all about luck and that the power of the Wii U allowed Nintendo to create a visually impressive game.
We’ve rounded up some of the biggest Mario Kart 8 news below. Be sure to also check out our extensive hands-on written preview and video preview embedded above. Mario Kart 8 includes:
Mario Kart 8 launches May 30 exclusively for Wii U. Nintendo’s latest console is struggling at the moment, and Mario Kart 8 could provide a much-needed sales jolt.