After all these years of players wanting extra Nintendo characters to the Mario Kart series, it looks like we are getting our wishes! Link and 8 new tracks will be available this November: F**K YES!
A listing on the company’s UK page has revealed two upcoming DLC packs for the game that add Link, Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach and Animal Crossing characters as racers, let you choose an F-Zero car and bring new tracks, including ones set in the worlds of Zelda and Animal Crossing.
Zelda, Animal Crossing Coming To Mario Kart 8
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Here’s the full run-down:
Each Add On Content pack will contain two new cups, each with four courses, which, in total, increases the number of available courses by 50 per cent. The Add On Content 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 Pack 1 – Released: November 2014
Pack 1 includes:
3 Characters: Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, Link
Mario Kart 8 Pack 2 – Released: May 2015
Pack 2 includes:
3 Characters: Villager, Isabelle, Dry Bowser
As a bonus for purchasing both packs – as a bundle or separately – you can get eight different-coloured Yoshis and eight different-coloured Shy Guys that can be used right away!