Mario Kart Tour (Mobile): Software updates (latest: Ver. 2.4.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Mario Kart Tour on Android and iOS (originally released on September 25th 2019 in Europe, North America, and Japan).

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Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 2.4.0

  • Release date: July 20th 2020 (North America) / July 21st 2020 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 128MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (365MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • Added support for landscape orientation during races.
  • Players may now invite their friends to a multiplayer room that they have created.
  • Added support for different events. Further details, including the schedule, will be made available via upcoming in-game notifications.
  • Adjusted the appearance of the main screen.
    • You can now access Multiplayer, Challenges, tour gifts, the Shop, and the Menu directly from the bottom of the screen.
    • Notifications will be displayed on the main screen with information regarding multiplayer, new pipes, updates to the Daily Selects, and more.
    • Tour gifts have been made easier to view.
  • The Restart Race option has been added to the Settings screen during races. This option allows you to restart the race from the point at which you entered the course.
  • The Steer / Drift Button Display option has been added to the Settings screen. This option allows you to show or hide the Steer (or Drift) button during races.
  • An additional benefit for Gold Pass subscribers has been added.
    • A fifth benefit, Maximum Gains Doubled, has been added for subscribers to the Gold Pass. This benefit doubles the maximum of base points and coins that can be earned in one day.
  • The Challenges screen has been updated.
    • A progress bar is now displayed for each challenge to help you track your progress at a glance.
    • You can now check the Daily Challenges directly from the Challenges screen.
  • Standard Race and Gold Race rules have been adjusted.
    • The number of rule sets in rotation has been increased from three to four for Standard Races and four to five for Gold Races.
    • Gold Race rule sets may now include teams.
  • Support for an All-Cup Ranking feature has been added.
  • The timing of the warning shown when a Red Shell, Yoshi’s Egg, or Birdo’s Egg is approaching from your kart has been adjusted so that it appears slightly earlier than before.
  • When earning Grand Stars beyond those required to obtain every tour gift, a prompt showing you earning coins will be displayed.
  • Certain characters in player nicknames have been made unavailable.
  • Fixed: The amount of coins that appear to be acquired after a race has finished (shown on the upper part of the screen) may appear different from the actual amount of coins acquired.
  • List of changes:
  • adds option to play in Landscape mode. You will be able to choose between Portrait-only, Landscape-only, and Portrait/Landscape (mode selected changes depending on the orientation of your device)
  • adds new controle layout for Landscape mode
  • Additional details: none.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 2.1.1

  • Release date: June 7th 2020 (North America) / June 8th 2020 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 80MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: No
  • Patch notes:
  • Multiplayer courses now count toward complete of the “race in every course of every cup” Tour Challenge.
  • Addressed known issues.
    • An issue may occur that causes the base points of drivers, karts, and gliders that had reached the maximum value before Ver. 2.0.1 was released to appear to exceed the maximum value after updating to Ver. 2.1.0. This issue also makes it possible to use point-boost tickets on the affected drivers, karts, and gliders despite the base points being at maximum.
    • The Pipe Frame kart may appear in place of Level-Boost Tickets in the Daily Selects section of the Shop.
    • Sometimes the player level decreases by one if players return to the tour screen after advancing to the next player level.
    • An error (code 805-9620) may be displayed when players tap on the Friends icon in the Menu.
    • Special skills that grant more points for using a particular item or performing a particulation action may grant more points than intended.
    • If Smart Steering was turned off in Ver. 2.1.0, corners would become more difficult to handle compared to Ver. 2.0.1 and earlier.
  • Additional details: none.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 2.1.0

  • Release date: May 13th 2020 (North America) / May 14th 2020 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 116MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (41MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • New features have been added to multiplayer
    • The Team Game rule has been added to multiplayer. When playing with this rule, players will be split into two to four teams. Upon finishing the race, the team with the highest combined placement will be the winner.
      • The Team Game rule will routinely appear in the Standard Race rule rotation.
    • The Room Code feature has been added to multiplayer. Room Codes can be shared on social media to allow players to easily meet up and play together.
    • Players can now automatically earn up to 100 coins a day as they wait for a multiplayer match to be found.
    • Players can now move the camera around before the race begins.
  • New features have been added to tours
    • Support for Expert Challenges has been added. These challenges will become available in future tours. These challenges are more difficult to complete than existing challenges.
    • Support for the Coins Aplenty event has been added. This event will become available in future tours. This event will allow you to obtain a large amount of coins and will become available in future tours.
    • High scores earned by friends in a particular cup can now be seen for every cup, not just the ranked cup. Scores shown are those recorded after updating to Ver. 2.1.0.
  • Some other changes have been made too
    • A new type of ticket, the points-cap ticket, has been added. This ticket allows you to raise the base-points cap of a driver, kart, or glider. Players will be able to obtain points-cap tickets in future tours.
    • With the addition of the points-cap ticket, drivers, karts, and gliders that have reached their base-points cap will be indicated by the word LOCKED for easy identification.
    • Support has been added for players level 100 and beyond. Players will be able to increase their player level past 99 at the start of a future tour.
    • When a driver, kart, or glider that you own appears in Daily Selects, the number of duplicates needed to level them up will now be displayed.
  • Known issues have been addressed.
    • The issue preventing players from receiving a level-up reward when they advance to the next player level has been addressed.
    • After a race, the player-level gauge may decrease before increasing.
    • When racing a course that has reached its point limit (and therefore no longer contributes points toward your player-level gauge), your player-level gauge may decrease even if you come in 1st place.
    • When playing a multiplayer race in which you are the only human player, an error may occur after the race begins and your grade gauge may decrease.
  • Additional details: none.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 2.0.1

  • Release date: March 12th 2020 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 79MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (92MB)
  • Patch notes:

This update addresses the following known issues:

  • Players may encounter a communications error (code 819-0007) and be unable to participate in multiplayer.
  • The ranking order and tier information of friends displayed on the Friend Ranking screen may be incorrect.
  • Players may not receive a level-up rewards when they advance to the next player level. Note: We plan to provide compensation for this issue at a later date.
  • Players may not receive the rewards for the Mario Bros. Tour challenge “Race in every course of every cup, including bonus challenges” upon its completetion. Note: We plan to provide compensation for this issue at a later date.
  • Other minor issues.
  • Additional details: none.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 2.0.0

  • Release date: March 4th 2020 (North America) / March 5th 2020 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 91MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (92MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • Added support for racing against players from around the world via multiplayer. This service is scheduled to become available on March 8th, at 8:00 PM PT.
  • Added a camera feature. Using this feature during a race allows you to freely move the camera around your driver as they automatically steer. Use it to view the action from different angles!
  • The pre- and post-race screens have been adjusted
    • Base points and level information for each driver, kart, and glider is now displayed on the “Ready to Race!” screen. When playing single player, you can tap on the base points or level to use boost tickets. This feature cannot be used in multiplayer or bonus challenges.
    • The bonus-points boost is now displayed on the race-results screen. When a bonus-points boost is applied to a driver, kart, or glider, their level will light up.
    • “NONSTOP COMBO!” is now displayed on the race-result screen if a player maintains an unbroken combo between the Rocket Start and the end of the race.
  • Made other adjustments and addressed known issues to improve the overall gameplay experience.
    • The update addresses the following issues:
      • Coins obtained from item boxes may not be counted towards completion of the “collect 50 coins in a single race” or “collect a total of 100 coins” challenges.
      • The ranking overview screen may display the ranking position incorrectly after the rankings are calculated.
      • The opponent overview screen may appear the same as it did last week even after this week’s ranking has begun.
      • Other minor issues.
    • The update provides the following adjustments:
      • The app icon and title screen have been updated.
      • The Friend feature now unlocks after clearing one cup.
      • Addressed minor layout and UI issues.
  • Additional details: this update will become mandatory on March 8th/9th 2020.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.6.0

  • Release date: January 19th 2020 (North America, Europe) / January 20th 2020 (Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 85MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (9MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • Addressed known issues.
  • Additional details: this update will become mandatory on January 22nd.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.4.1

  • Release date: December 12th 2019 (North America, Europe) / December 13th 2019 (Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 76MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (1MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • Improved various features.
  • Addressed known issues.
  • Additional details: this update will become mandatory on December 18th.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.4.0

  • Release date: December 11th 2019 (North America, Europe) / December 12th 2019 (Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 88MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (84MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • You can now see more information about other players in your ranking tier, including the driver they are using. You can also see driver/kart/glider loadouts and high scores for each course for other players in your ranking tier and your friends.
  • Adjusted how the ranking announcement and menu screens are displayed.
  • Added new challenges and bonus challenges.
  • Addressed other minor issues.
  • Additional details: this update will become mandatory on December 18th.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.2.1

  • Release date: November 18th 2019 (North America, Europe) / November 19th 2019 (Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 73.55MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (64MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • Addressed known issues.
  • Additional details: the update will become mandatory by November 20th. This update fixes the issue with Ver. 1.2.0 causing the game not to launch on Android devices, it is therefore safe to download this update.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: November 17th 2019 (North America) / November 18th 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 92MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (64MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • Adjusted race controls.
  • Added a list of tickets you currently have.
  • You can now earn bonus points for finishing a race in Frenzy mode.
  • List of changes:
  • Race controls have been adjusted. A button has been added to the bottom of the screen (replacing the rearview mirror button) that allows you to drift or steer depending on the Manual Drift setting. The rearview mirror button has been relocated.
  • A list of tickets has been added. You can now see your inventory of tickets at a glance by tapping Menu, then Tickets.
  • A new way to earn bonus points has been added. Starting with the current tour, you can earn bonus points for finishing a race in Frenzy Mode.
  • Some Gold Pass text has been updated.
  • Adjusted notifications to better transition to the pipe, special offer, and Gold Pass screens.
  • Addressed issues affecting adding friends and linking SNS accounts.
  • Addressed other minor issues.
  • Additional details: the update will become mandatory by November 20th. Important: this update will prevent the game from launching on Android devices. Therefore, it’s highly recommended you avoid downloading it for now (no such issue on iOS devices).
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.1.1

  • Release date: October 20th 2019 (North America) / October 21st 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 74MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (44MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • Addressed known issues.
  • Additional details: the update will become mandatory by October 23rd.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: October 17th 2019 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 86MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (136MB)
  • Patch notes:
  • You can now view a list of badges you have obtained.
  • You can now check the points required to get Grand Stars, the number of Grand Stars, and your current best score on the screen for courses and bonus challenges.
  • Addressed known issues.
  • List of changes:
  • A badge list has been added. You can now view a list of badges you have acquired, and choose to display badges from this list. To view your badge list, tap Menu and select Badges.
  • A feature for checkpoints has been added. You can now check the number of points required to get a Grand Star, the number of Grand Stars you have, and your current best score on the screen for each course/bonus challenge. Press and hold the image for courses/challenges you’ve already played to check it out.
  • Other new features and changes:
    • A pop-up will now notify you of newly opened cups and tour gifts.
    • The way that log-in bonuses display has been simplified.
    • Fixed minor issues.
  • Additional details: none.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: October 2nd 2019 (North America) / Ocotber 3rd 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 75MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: No (???MB)
  • Patch notes:

This update fixes the following issues:

  • Information in detailed notifications in News may not be displayed correctly on certain devices running Android 4.4
  • If the date changes while the player is viewing the screen showing the badge they received for completing a challenge, an error will be displayed and the game will become unplayable
  • On certain devices, the game may become unplayable when the race-results screen is displayed after the player has changed their control method to Drift
  • The game may become unplayable if a nickname is not entered when linking a Nintendo Account
  • The game may become unplayable when players transition to the main screen after the game starts up
  • Certain players may encounter error code 805-9314 after linking a Nintendo Account and become unable to play the game
  • The conditions for obtaining Grand Stars shown on the results screen of certain Bonus Challenges are incorrectly listed if the game is set to Simplified Chinese
  • Additional details: none
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: September 25th 2019 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: 122MB (Android) / 195.7MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: Yes (~270MB)
  • Patch notes:

Race around the world!

  • Additional details: this is the launch update for the game.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Mario Kart Tour – Ver. 1.0.0

  • Release date: August 27th 2019 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • File size: ???
  • Additional download: ???
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional details: this is the pre-launch version of the game.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

How to download updates for Mario Kart Tour for Android and iOS?

To download updates for Mario Kart Tour, you have two options:

  • tap on the notification that should appear on your phone;
  • go to the App Store / Google Play Store, and more precisely to the “My Apps & Games” section > Installed tab (Play Store, Android) or the Updates tab (AppStore, iOS).

To check that you have the latest version installed, launch the app: you should see the version number at the top left corner of the screen.


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