Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 1 News
The first wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course DLC was released not long ago, and while most people are happy, some racers aren't quite as impressed with the Switch versions of these tracks. Apart from the call for moving vehicles in Coconut Mall, the art style and graphics featured in some of the other tracks in the wave one DLC...
Hidden like a ninja
Some of us officially have a new favourite track in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Ever since the Booster Course Pass kicked off with Wave 1, one track in particular - Ninja Hideaway, the last course in the Lucky Cat cup - has captured many people's attention with its branching paths, verticality, and amazing music. And to think they were...
Iwata's influence continues to drive design philosophy
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the best selling game on the Switch, with over 40 million units sold since its release in 2017. Its popularity will likely continue to soar well into 2023 with the gradual release of new tracks via the Booster Course Pass. Now, producer (and director of the Wii U release...
Animal Crossing: New Horizons creeps back into the top ten
We have the latest UK charts and it's another strong week for Kirby and the Forgotten Land, which holds strong at the top spot with only a 43% drop in boxed sales. Meanwhile, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands slips down to 4th place, bringing Elden Ring and Pokémon Legends: Arceus into 2nd and 3rd...
Update: An in-game easter egg may hint at another returning track
Update [Tue 22nd Mar, 2022 11:30 GMT]: So we've had time to dig into the new courses that came with wave 1 of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's Booster Course Pass. With extra details added to the tracks - some of which have been entirely revamped visually - there are lots of little nods to...
Fancy a trip to Coconut Mall?
We've needed a calm week here at Nintendo Life, and it sure seemed that way until the release of Wave 1 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass. If you're not a Mario Kart Tour fan, then this DLC is for you! Plus you can check out what
Let us know
Nintendo's Booster Course Pass DLC for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe finally got released yesterday, and now that you've all played it (multiple times over, no doubt), we're curious to know what your favourite new track in the game is. You might have been excited about a certain course, but now that you've played through the DLC there's perhaps...
Take a break, watch, then go back to racing!
Hey, if you're reading this and not playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe right now, thanks! But seriously, you can and probably should be playing through the courses added in Wave 1 of the Booster Course Pass right now. We won't tell anyone. To celebrate the launch, Nintendo has unveiled a launch trailer (above),...
You have to download it manually
The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass is now available, with the eight courses from Wave 1 now accessible to race on. The DLC is available as a separate purchase, of course, but it is also part of the
See the new DLC update in action
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's anticipated 'Booster Course Pass - Wave 1' update has arrived, and if you haven't got time to play each cup right away - don't worry, Nintendo Life's lovely video senior video producer has got you covered. Alex has uploaded 17 minutes of direct footage of the Wave 1 tracks in the new DLC...
Download it today
Wave 1 of the Booster Course Pass is now officially live in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and as you might have guessed, there are now also now some patch notes available. This latest update takes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe to Version 2.0.0. As noted below, Booster Course Pass play in online play will be supported as 21st March. And once again,...
Alert! They've removed the midi horns!
We've still got a few hours to wait until Wave 1 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass is playable here at Nintendo Life Towers, and so have most players in the West (most, but not
"COCONUT MALL LOOKS SO GOOD"
The first batch of tracks from the Mario Kart 8 Booster Course Pack will be available in just a handful of hours, but it looks like some folks in the West have already got their hands on the DLC. In a post on Twitter from @switchaswor, gameplay for the fan-favourite Wii course 'Coconut Mall' has been shown off,