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Rev’ up your Engines! There’s exciting new content for the beloved Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch!

On your marks! Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass speeds onto the Nintendo Switch family of systems with 48 remastered courses from the Mario Kart series for the very first time.

 
 

With your active Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, you now have access to the Booster Course Pass DLC for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! Over the course of the next year, 48 remastered courses from throughout the beloved Mario Kart series - including Paris Promenade and Tokyo Blur from Mario Kart Tour, in addition to nostalgic favourites like N64 Choco Mountain and Wii Coconut Mall - will be made playable on Nintendo Switch for the very first time!

The first content pack is available as of today (March 18) with eight remastered courses for you to enjoy. 

How to Access the Booster Course Pass

To access the Booster Course Pass with your Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, ​ follow the below steps: 

  1. Ensure your Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game is updated to the latest version (Version. 1.7.2. - May 2021). See here for more information on how to update the game on your Nintendo Switch system.
  2. Click the Nintendo Switch Online icon from the home menu.
  3. Scroll down to “+ Expansion Pack” on the menu to the right.
  4. Select Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass and click download.
  5. Launch the game and get started!

To further drive your excitement for the DLC content, you can watch the trailer below! 

 

 

 

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