[Updated] Mario Kart 8: Animal Crossing DLC previewed, 200cc mode revealed and more


This post was updated with even more screenshots and some artworks (after the break).


During today’s Nintendo Direct, there some Mario Kart 8-related news:

– the Animal Crossing DLC is actually coming out on April 23th, and not in May.

– a new Software update will be released on the same day, and add a 200cc class to the game.

– the Software update will also add new racing suits, to be unlocked with amiibo figure.

Here’s the trailer for the Animal Crossing DLC Pack:

Click on Read more to find the rest of the videos!

Here’s the trailer for the 200cc class:

Here’s the trailer for the new racing suits:

And finally, here’s a video showing the recording of the Animal Crossing theme in Mario Kart 8:

Here’s some screenshots for the DLC and the update:

Here’s some pictures of the Animal Crossing track:

And finally, some artworks for the Mii costumes:

The Animal Crossing DLC Pack for Mario Kart 8, and the Software update, come out on April 23rd, worldwide.

Thanks @NintenDaan for some of the pictures.



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