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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is an expanded version of Wii U's racer for Switch, launches on April 28

More characters, more tracks, more karts, more items, more Mario Kart.


Nintendo will release a super-sized edition of Wii U's Mario Kart 8 titled Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch.

The Switch version of the souped-up kart racer appears to boast all of the characters, tracks, karts, and parts—such as wheels and paragliders—from the 2014 edition on Wii U, plus a lot more of all of the above: characters and tracks themed after newer Nintendo franchises like Splatoon, as well as familiar faces like King Boo; and additional items such as the feather, last seen in the original Super Mario Kart on Super NES.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will release on April 28.

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