Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is one of the best-selling Nintendo Switch game and by huge margin, it has sold 43 million copies as of December 31, 2021. After five years it’s getting new DLC with Booster Pass. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Pass will add 48 tracks to the game, across six waves through the end of 2023. the first wave will land today on Friday, March 18, so we’ve rounded up all of the exciting details you need to know:
What is the cost of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Pass?
There are multiple options to purchase the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Pass. Purchasing the Booster Pass by itself is $25, which will grant you access to all the tracks as they’re released. Buy the Booster Course Pass and you can keep it forever and it does not require internet connection to access the content. But that’s not your only option.
The Booster Pass is additionally included with the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack. That costs $50 each year, and furthermore gets you other Switch Online advantages. It accompanies all of the standard Switch Online advantages like online play, NES and SNES games, and Tetris 99. The Expansion Pack adds additional advantages like N64 and Genesis games, alongside the Animal Crossing Happy Home Paradise DLC.
The most costly choice is the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack family plan, which costs $80 each year. That gets you all of the Expansion Pack advantages which are discussed above, and the capacity to impart those advantages to your whole family (up to 8 individuals).
What does Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Pass include?
The booster pass will include every one of the 48 remastered tracks. Nintendo has not announced each of the tracks coming.
- Booster Pass will include 48 remastered tracks from previous Mario Kart games.
- A total of six waves spread across 2 years (each with eight tracks).
- Each instalment has two cups and each cup has four tracks.
- The six waves will arrive from now until the end of 2023.
Wave 1 will include fan favourite tracks from throughout the series, as well as three courses from Mario Kart Tour.
Wave 1 content
- Golden Dash Cup
- Paradise Promenade (Tour)
- Toad Circuit (3DS)
- Choco Mountain (N64)
- Coconut Mall (Wii)
- Lucky Cat Cup
- Tokyo Blur (Tour)
- Shroom Ridge (DS)
- Sky Garden (GBA)
- Ninja Hideaway (Tour)
All tracks are available in single player and local/online multiplayer.
Download Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass at https://mariokart8.nintendo.com/booster-course-pass/