Mario Kart 8 DLC: New Courses, New Drivers and Karts

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Nintendo is taking Mario Kart to new places with it’s two new add-on content packs. There will be 16 new courses, 6 new drivers and 8 new karts.

“Each AOC pack will contain two new cups, each with four courses, which, in total, increases the number of available courses by 50 percent. The AOC packs include classics like Wario’s Gold Mine from Mario Kart Wii , as well as new courses, some taking place in the worlds of The Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing . New vehicles will also arrive with each pack, including the Blue Falcon kart representing the F-Zero franchise in the first AOC pack.

Mario Kart 8 owners who purchase both packs will get access to eight new colours of Yoshi and eight new colours of Shy Guy to race with immediately. To purchase the packs prior to release, users with a broadband Internet connection can click the new ‘Shop’ icon in the game or visit Nintendo eShop on Wii U.”

The AOC packs are scheduled to include the following contents:

Pack 1: The Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8 (Release: November 2014) – £7.00

  • 3 Characters: Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, Link
  • 4 Vehicles
  • 8 Courses

Pack 2: Animal Crossing X Mario Kart 8 (Release: May 2015) -£7.00

  • 3 Characters: Villager, Isabelle, Dry Bowser
  • 4 Vehicles
  • 8 Courses

Pack 1 + 2 Bundle – £11.00

  • 6 Characters: Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, Link, Villager, Isabelle and Dry Bowser
  • 8 Vehicles
  • 16 Courses

It’s a great time to be a Wii U owner!

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