Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online?
Compatible accessories/controllers include the Joy-Con™ controllers, Nintendo Switch™ Pro Controller, and naturally the Joy-Con Wheel accessory (Joy-Con controllers not included), to really feel like you're behind the wheel of your own kart!*
*Joy-Con controllers included with the purchase of Nintendo Switch system. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and Joy-Con Wheel accessory sold separately.
by Brian Shea
Following Breath of the Wild, Nintendo's nascent system is lacking in exclusives two months into its lifecycle. Mario Kart 8 was a big hit for Wii U when it released in 2014, and now the acclaimed title makes the leap to Switch. While remastered games are rarely the most anticipated releases on any system, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe includes myriad important improvements and adds portability to create the definitive version of an already great game.
Add new characters, a revamped battle mode, and the new capabilities of the Switch to Mario Kart 8's already great base
Whether playing in TV mode or handheld mode, online or local, the fast-paced action is smooth and crisp
Listening to the catchy soundtrack while you race around the track never gets old
Controlling Mario and his friends is easier than ever due to new accessibility options like smart steering and auto-accelerate
With multiple new additions and important improvements, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the definitive version of one of the Wii U's best games
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