Nintendo has released a new trailer showing an overview of on of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s game modes, Battle Mode.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will have 48 tracks and over 40 characters at launch. More content is also expected in the form of DLC including characters like
- Link (Legend of Zelda)
- Isabelle (Animal Crossing)
- Inkling Boy (Splatoon)
- Inkling Girl (Splatoon)
Battle Mode will break down into five different versions, Balloon Battle, Renegade Roundup, Bob-omb Blast, Coin Runners, and Shine Thief. All five modes will be playable on eight maps:
- Battle Stadium
- Sweet Sweet Kingdom
- Dragon Palace
- Lunar Colony
- Wuhu Town (Mario Kart 3DS)
- Luigi’s Mansion (Mario Kart: Double Dash)
- Battle Course 1 (SNES)
- Urchin Underpass (Splatoon)
Check out the overview trailer below.
In a first for the franchise since Double Dash, players will be able to pick up two power-ups at a time.