Mario Kart Tour: Events and Content Updates

Just like Fire Emblem Heroes, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, and Dragalia Lost, Mario Kart Tour is a Free 2 Start game. That means it’s going to get new contents and various events on a regular basis, in order to keep players engaged and make sure they keep playing the game as long as possible. On this page, we will list all the Events and Content Updates for the game, so that you can find all you need to know in one place, allowing you keep up to date easily.

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  • [Multiplayer] A second beta test for the online multiplayer in Mario Kart Tour will be held “soon”. Unlike the first one, you will not have to be a Gold Pass subscriber to participate: this beta will be open to everyone (available until ???)

January 22nd

  • [Tours] The 2nd part of the 9th Tour, the Winter Tour, is now live. (available until January 29th)
  • [Pipe] The 2nd Winter Pipe is now available. It features the following: Penguin Luigi (Driver), Ice-blue Poltergust (Kart), and Blizzard Balloons (Glider) (available until January 29th)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store:
    • Value Pack: 5 rubies, 2 star tickets, 3 item tickets
    • Bowser Jr. Pack: 45 rubies, Bowser Jr., driver points-boost ticket
    • P-Wing Pack: 90 rubies, P-Wing, 3 kart points-boost tickets

Mario Kart Tour – Current Events

Issues

  • [Issues] An issue is currently impacting the “Collect 50 Coins in a single race” and “Collect a total of 100 Coins” challenges. Right now, Coins obtained from item boxes may not be counted towards them (no end date)
  • [Issues] The following issues are currently impacting the game:
    • The ranking overview screen may display the ranking position incorrectly after the rankings are calculated. The ranking position that appears on the results screen is the correct one. Ranking rewards have been distributed according to this correct ranking position.
    • The opponent overview screen may appear the same as it did last week even after this week’s ranking has begun. To resolve this issue, please restart the game. Note that it is possible for one or more of last week’s opponents to appear in your overview again this week.

Tours

  • [Tours] The 9th Tour, the Winter Tour, is now live. The featured Tour Gifts are Shy Guy (everyone) and Gold Swooper (Gold Pass), and more. Click here to check out the preview trailer! (available until January 29th)

Pipes

  • [Pipe] The 1st Winter Pipe is now available. It features the following: Peach (Winter Time) (Driver), Gilded Prancer (Kart), and Blizzard Parasol (Glider) (available until January 29th)
  • [Pipe] The 2nd Winter Pipe is now available. It features the following: Penguin Luigi (Driver), Ice-blue Poltergust (Kart), and Blizzard Balloons (Glider) (available until January 29th)

Log-in Bonus

  • [Log-in Bonus] A new set of Log-in Bonuses is now live: Coin x100, Gilder Points Up x1, Kart Points Up x1, Driver Points Up x1, Rubies x5, Coin x100, Gilder Points Up x1, Kart Points Up x1, Driver Points Up x1, Rubies x5 (no end date, refreshes every 2 weeks on Wednesday alongside the latest Tour)

Events

Nothing for now.

Store

  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store:
    • Value Pack: 5 rubies, 2 star tickets, 3 item tickets
    • Bowser Jr. Pack: 45 rubies, Bowser Jr., driver points-boost ticket
    • P-Wing Pack: 90 rubies, P-Wing, 3 kart points-boost tickets

Updates

  • [Updates] The latest Software update is Ver. 1.6.0, and it’s now live. Check out this page for all the details!
  • [Data Update] A Data Update is now live. This one adds a Shop button to the main screen, and revamps the Shop screen (no end date)

Previous updates

November 27th

  • [Tours] The 2nd part of the 5th Tour, Winter Tour, is now live (available until December 4th)
  • [Pipe] The 2nd Winter Pipe is now available. It features the following: Pink Gold Peach (Driver), Wildfire Flyer (Kart), and Royal Parachute (Glider) (available until December 4th)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store (available until December 4th)
    • Value Pack: Rubies x5 (3 + 2 Bonus), Star Ticket x2, Item Ticket x3
    • Wario Pack: Rubies x45 (30 + 15 bonus), Star Ticket x5, Wario
    • Gold Glider Pack: Rubies x90 (60 + 30 bonus), Quick Ticket, Gold Glider

December 4th

  • [Tours] The 6th Tour, London Tour, is now live. This one features several new courses (including London Loop), new characters, new challenges, and more. The featured Tour Gifts are Baby Rosalina and Peachette (Gold Pass), and more. Click here to check out the preview trailer! (available until December 18th)
  • [Pipe] The 1st London Pipe is now available. It features the following: Daisy ((Holiday Cheer), Driver), Ribbon Rider (Kart), and Glitter Glider (Glider) (available until December 18th)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store (available until December 11th)
    • Value Pack: Rubies x5 (3 + 2 Bonus), Star Ticket x2, Item Ticket x3
    • Red Koopa (Freerunning) Pack: Rubies x45 (30 + 15 bonus), Star Ticket x5, Red Koopa (Freerunning)
    • Red B Dasher Pack: Rubies x90 (60 + 30 bonus), Quick Ticket, Red B Dasher

December 11th

  • [Updates] The latest Software update is Ver. 1.4.0, and it’s now live. Check out this page for all the details!
  • [Tours] Part 2 of The 5th Tour, London Tour, is now live. It features the following courses: 3DS Daisy Hills R, SNES Rainbow Road T, and London Loop R (available until December 18th)
  • [Pipe] The 2nd London Pipe is now available. It features the following: Waluigi ((Bus Driver), Driver), Double Decker (Kart), and Soaring Jack (Glider) (available until December 18th)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store (available until December 18th)
    • Value Pack: Rubies x5 (3 + 2 Bonus), Star Ticket x2, Item Ticket x3
    • Lakitu Pack: Rubies x45 (30 + 15 bonus), Star Ticket x5, Lakitu
    • Cloud Glider Pack: Rubies x90 (60 + 30 bonus), Quick Ticket, Cloud Glider

December 13th

  • [Updates] The latest Software update is Ver. 1.4.1, and it’s now live. Check out this page for all the details!
  • [Issues] When you are at player level of 99 and compete in a race in which you do not breach the limit of obtainable points, earning further points will make it impossible to progress to the race results screen. The game will save the score you achieved in the race. When it becomes impossible to progress, wait a little, restart the app, and sign back in – the race results should be reflected. (no end date)

December 18th

  • [Tours] The 7th Tour, Holiday Tour, is now live. This one features no less than 18 courses. The featured Tour Gifts are Koopa Troopa (everyone) and Yellow Taxi (Gold Pass), and more. Click here to check out the preview trailer! (available until January 1st)
  • [Pipe] The 1st Holiday Pipe is now available. It features the following: Yoshi (Reindeer) (Driver), Jingle Bells (Kart), and Gift Glider (Glider) (available until January 1st)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store (available until December 25th)
    • Birdo Pack: Rubies x45 (30 + 15 bonus), Star Ticket x5, Birdo (Driver)
    • Turbo Birdo Pack: Rubies x90 (60 + 30 bonus), Turbo Birdo (Kart), Pink Flower (Glider)
  • [Store] The New Year’s 2020 Pack is now available in the Store: Rubies x5 (3 + 2 Bonus), New Year’s 2020 (Glider) (available until January 15th)

December 19th

  • [Events] A real-time multiplayer beta test is now live. It’s available exclusively to Gold Pass subscribers, but those in the Free Trial can take part, too! Check out the in-game notification for additional details (available until December 27th)

December 24th

  • [Log-in Bonus] As compensation for a bug that impacted the game, all players that were at Level 99 on December 18th can now claim a compensation gift as special Log-in Bonus (available until ???)

December 25th

  • [Tours] The second part of the 7th Tour, Holiday Tour, is now live. This one features 3DS Rainbow Road R, New York Minute 2, 3DS Shy Guy Bazaar R, and more courses. The featured Tour Gifts are Koopa Troopa (everyone) and Yellow Taxi (Gold Pass), and more. Click here to check out the preview trailer! (available until January 1st)
  • [Log-in Bonus] To celebrate the Holidays, all players can now claim the following as special Log-in Bonus: 2 019 Coins (available until January 1st)
  • [Pipe] The 2nd Holiday Pipe is now available. It features the following: Pauline (Party Time) (Driver), Platinum Taxi (Kart), and New Year’s 2020 (Glider) (available until January 1st)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store (available until January 1st)
    • Waluigi Pack: Rubies x45 (30 + 15 bonus), driver points-boost ticket, Waluigi (Driver)
    • Bruiser Pack: Rubies x90 (60 + 30 Bonus), Kart Points Up Ticket x3, Bruiser (Kart)
  • [Issues] An issue is currently impacting the “Collect 50 Coins in a single race” and “Collect a total of 100 Coins” challenges. Right now, Coins obtained from item boxes may not be counted towards them (no end date)

January 1st

  • [Tours] The 8th Tour, the New Year Tour, is now live. This one features Tokyo Blur 2, and more. The featured Tour Gifts are Iggy (everyone) and Gold Koopa (Freerunning) (Gold Pass), and more. Click here to check out the preview trailer! (available until January 15th)
  • [Pipe] The 1st New Year Pipe is now available. It features the following: Mario (Happi) (Driver), Quickshaw (Kart), and New Year’s Kite (Glider). Also, drivers, karts, and gliders from 2019 get a booster appearance rate (available until January 15th)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store
    • Luigi Pack – New Year Edition: Rubies x15, Luigi, driver points-boos ticket (available until January 8th)
    • Red Yoshi Pack: 90 rubies, Red Yoshi, Red Turbo Yoshi (available until January 8th)
    • New Year’s 2020 Pack: Rubies x5, New Year’s 2020 (available until January 15th)
  • [Log-in Bonus] A new set of Daily Log-in Bonuses is now live, allowing players to get Rubies x5 every day, up to 10 times (so Rubies x50 in total). It replaces the regular set of Daily Log-in Bonuses (available until January 15th)

January 8th

  • [Tours] Part 2 of the 8th Tour, the New Year Tour, is now live. The featured Tour Gifts are Iggy (everyone) and Gold Koopa (Freerunning) (Gold Pass), and more. Click here to check out the preview trailer! (available until January 15th)
  • [Pipe] The 2nd New Year Pipe is now available. It features the following: Toad (Party Time) (Driver), Glam Bruiser (Kart), and Fireworks Parachute (Glider). Also, drivers, karts, and gliders from 2019 get a booster appearance rate (available until January 15th)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store
    • King Boo Pack: Rubies x45, King Boo, driver points-boos ticket (available until January 15th)
    • Crimson Crane Pack: 90 rubies, Red Yoshi, Red Turbo Yoshi (available until January 15th)

January 14th

  • [Issues] The following issues are currently impacting the game:
    • The ranking overview screen may display the ranking position incorrectly after the rankings are calculated. The ranking position that appears on the results screen is the correct one. Ranking rewards have been distributed according to this correct ranking position.
    • The opponent overview screen may appear the same as it did last week even after this week’s ranking has begun. To resolve this issue, please restart the game. Note that it is possible for one or more of last week’s opponents to appear in your overview again this week.

January 15th

  • [Tours] The 9th Tour, the Winter Tour, is now live. The featured Tour Gifts are Shy Guy (everyone) and Gold Swooper (Gold Pass), and more. Click here to check out the preview trailer! (available until January 29th)
  • [Pipe] The 1st Winter Pipe is now available. It features the following: Peach (Winter Time) (Driver), Gilded Prancer (Kart), and Blizzard Parasol (Glider) (available until January 29th)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store (available until January 22nd):
    • Value Pack: 5 rubies, 2 star tickets, 3 item tickets
    • Blue Seven Pack: 45 rubies, Blue Seven, kart point-boost ticket
    • Mario Ice Pack: 90 rubies, Ice Mario, 3 driver point-boost tickets

January 22nd

  • [Tours] The 2nd part of the 9th Tour, the Winter Tour, is now live. (available until January 29th)
  • [Pipe] The 2nd Winter Pipe is now available. It features the following: Penguin Luigi (Driver), Ice-blue Poltergust (Kart), and Blizzard Balloons (Glider) (available until January 29th)
  • [Store] The following Packs are now available in the Store:
    • Value Pack: 5 rubies, 2 star tickets, 3 item tickets
    • Bowser Jr. Pack: 45 rubies, Bowser Jr., driver points-boost ticket
    • P-Wing Pack: 90 rubies, P-Wing, 3 kart points-boost tickets

Source: Nintendo / Various sources


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