Mario Kart 8 will have new features on Nintendo Switch

Mario Kart 8The Nintendo Switch event is soon to arrive, where we will learn a lot more about the upcoming Nintendo console, but it looks like a little bit of info has already slipped out. According to a tweet by EB Games in Australia, the re-release of Mario Kart 8 will be bolstered with loads of new features on the latest platform.

The screenshot features a sticker detailing an ‘All NEW Battle Mode’, 24 extra tracks to race on, and 10 brand new characters to race as. It’s a shame that it’s not an entirely new Mario Kart title, but with Mario Kart 8 being such a huge success, building on it with new features and added modes isn’t too bad of a deal. Now if it’s offered cheaper to those who already own the Wii U or 3DS version, that would be a nice gesture.

January 12th, which is next week, is the date for the Nintendo Switch event so mark that down in your calendar, and start getting excited for gaming in 2017!

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