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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

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Apr 28, 2017 - Nintendo Switch
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92

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99%

Critics Recommend

IGN
9.3 / 10
Eurogamer
Essential
GamesRadar+
5 / 5
Easy Allies
4.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
10 / 10
Game Informer
9.3 / 10
GameSpot
9 / 10
USgamer
5 / 5
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Media

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 Trailer

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Critic Reviews for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

IGN

9.3 / 10.0
IGN

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is an amazing game for all the same reasons I mentioned in our original review. It's still a gorgeous kart racer and every bit as addictive as it was in 2014. This is the best entry in the series so far, and it has all the content you'll need. Returning players have seen a lot of this game before, but the overhauled Battle mode and its five additional ways to play are a great reason to pick it up. Nintendo didn't do enough to make the online experience better, but the rest of this game holds up well.

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Nintendo fixes one of Mario Kart 8's only shortcomings in a generous port of a modern masterpiece.

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Three years on: still a classic, and with its biggest weakness fixed. If you own a Switch it's a no-brainer – especially if it's your first time.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
10 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The definitive version of one of the greatest multiplayer games ever, with a vast array of courses, characters, and the best Battle mode since the SNES days.

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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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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe makes significant updates to the original that make its racing chaos the definitive version.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a victory lap for an amazing entry in the series. The only place Mario Kart 8 faltered was in its Battle Mode and Nintendo has rectified that here with a full-fledged version. 48 courses, 42 characters, 8 battle arenas, 5 battle modes, extensive multiplayer action, and the ability to take console Mario Kart with you wherever you go. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is absolutely worth the asking price.

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OpenCritic Coverage

Nintendo Just Had Its Best October for Switch Sales Since Launch

Nintendo Just Had Its Best October for Switch Sales Since Launch

Just as Microsoft and Sony are kicking off their next-gen console launches this week, Nintendo is achieving its own milestones of a different sort. Namely, the strongest October on record for Switch.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gets free Breath of the Wild DLC

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gets free Breath of the Wild DLC



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Nintendo Labo now works with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo Labo now works with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe



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