Mario Kart 8
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Developer: Nintendo EAD
Publisher: Nintendo
Platforms: Wii U, Nintendo Switch
Date of release: Mario Kart 8
  • NTSC-J: 2014-05-29
  • NTSC-U: 2014-05-30
  • PAL: 2014-05-30
  • AUS: 2014-05-31

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

  • NTSC-J: 2017-04-28
  • NTSC-U: 2017-04-28
  • PAL: 2017-04-28
  • AUS: 2017-04-28


Mario Kart 8 is a racing game developed by Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo for the Wii U console. It is the eighth installment in the Mario Kart series and the second Mario Kart title to use the Nintendo Network. The game was released worldwide throughout May 2014. An enhanced port was released for the Nintendo Switch in April 2017 under the name Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which featured a higher resolution, new characters, 200cc in Time Trials, and a revamped Battle Mode. On 2022-02-08, it was announced that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will receive paid downloadable content, known as the Booster Course Pass, which will feature 48 tracks and be released in six waves, each containing eight tracks. Currently, only one wave has released.



Character Listing
Character Name
64x64px Mario
64x64px Luigi
64x64px Peach
64x64px Daisy
64x64px Rosalina
64x64px Tanooki Mario
64x64px Cat Peach
64x64px Yoshi
64x64px Toad
64x64px Koopa Troopa
64x64px Shy Guy
64x64px Lakitu
64x64px Toadette
64x64px King Boo
64x64px Baby Mario
64x64px Baby Luigi
64x64px Baby Peach
64x64px Baby Daisy
64x64px Baby Rosalina
64x64px Metal Mario
64x64px Gold Mario
64x64px Pink Gold Peach
64x64px Wario
64x64px Waluigi
64x64px Donkey Kong
64x64px Bowser
64x64px Dry Bones
64x64px Bowser Jr.
64x64px Dry Bowser
64x64px Lemmy
64x64px Larry
64x64px Wendy
64x64px Ludwig
64x64px Iggy
64x64px Roy
64x64px Morton
64x64px Inkling Girl
64x64px Inkling Boy
64x64px Link
64x64px Link
64x64px Male Villager
64x64px Female Villager
64x64px Isabelle


Track Listing (Wii U & Nintendo Switch)
Cup Track
Mushroom Cup
Mario Kart Stadium
Water Park
Sweet Sweet Canyon
Thwomp Ruins
Flower Cup
Mario Circuit
Toad Harbor
Twisted Mansion
Shy Guy Falls
Star Cup
Sunshine Airport
Dolphin Shoals
Mount Wario
Special Cup
Cloudtop Cruise
Bone-Dry Dunes
Bowser's Castle
Rainbow Road
Shell Cup
Wii Moo Moo Meadows
GBA Mario Circuit
DS Cheep Cheep Beach
N64 Toad's Turnpike
Banana Cup
GCN Dry Dry Desert
SNES Donut Plains 3
N64 Royal Raceway
3DS DK Jungle
Leaf Cup
DS Wario Stadium
GCN Sherbet Land
3DS Music Park
N64 Yoshi Valley
Lightning Cup
DS Tick-Tock Clock
3DS Piranha Plant Slide
Wii Grumble Volcano
N64 Rainbow Road
Egg Cup
GCN Yoshi Circuit
Excitebike Arena
Dragon Driftway
Mute City
Triforce Cup
Wii Wario's Gold Mine
SNES Rainbow Road
Ice Ice Outpost
Hyrule Circuit
Crossing Cup
GCN Baby Park
GBA Cheese Land
Wild Woods
Animal Crossing
Bell Cup
3DS Neo Bowser City
GBA Ribbon Road
Super Bell Subway
Big Blue
Track Listing (Nintendo Switch)
Cup Track
Golden Dash Cup
Tour Paris Promenade
3DS Toad Circuit
N64 Choco Mountain
Wii Coconut Mall
Lucky Cat Cup
Tour Tokyo Blur
DS Shroom Ridge
GBA Sky Garden
Ninja Hideaway
Battle Listing (Wii U)
Wii Moo Moo Meadows
GCN Dry Dry Desert
SNES Donut Plains 3
N64 Toad's Turnpike
Mario Circuit
Toad Harbor
GCN Sherbet Land
N64 Yoshi Valley
Battle Listing (Nintendo Switch)
Battle Stadium
Sweet Sweet Kingdom
Dragon Palace
Lunar Colony
SNES Battle Course 1
GCN Luigi's Mansion
3DS Wuhu Town
Urchin Underpass