MK8 Splash

As you've no doubt noticed over the past few weeks, we've teamed up with the Official Nintendo UK Store to run the Mario Kart 8 Championship 2014 in the UK, looking for the country's fastest racer; there are some awesome prizes up for grabs.

This Championship has multiple online Heats, with the top three in each of those Tournaments then progressing to the live final at EGX London on Saturday 27th September. It's worth remembering that those that qualify will receive travel and accommodation expenses for the event, so even if you weren't planning to go to EGX this could be your ticket in.

We've had three heats now, which means we've reached the final round as we find the final three racers to join our nine finalists so far.

Not Racing? Watch Spamfish Instead

If you're not taking part today don't worry, you can watch popular Twitch racer Spamfish as he broadcasts his his own attempt to qualify in the final heat live; you can watch him practise straight away and attempt to qualify from 4pm (UK Time):

Taking Part?

Here is all the information you need:

Heat Time

Sunday, 14th September 2014, between 4:00pm and 8:00pm UK time

Tournament Code (Heat 4)

9654-7542-0621 (MK8 EGX Qualifying 4)

Please Note: This is a different tournament code to that of Heat 1, 2 or 3 you must add this new code to enter Heat 4.


150cc, All items, All control methods, Hard CPU

There will be multiple prizes on offer at the EGX finale, though the grand prize is worth racing for — the winner receives a boxed copy of every new game published by Nintendo for Wii U which is released in the calendar year following 27th September, £100 of Nintendo eShop credit and more.

For full details of the event, advice on multiple entrants using the same Wii U, and to register so that you receive email reminders, head on over to the Championship hub page.

Good luck!

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