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Second wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass adds fan favourites 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 2 adds fan favourites 

Nintendo has revealed that Wave 2 of its Booster Course Pass for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will include fan favourite tracks from the series.

The second wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s Booster Course Pass will be available to buy on the 4th of August for the Nintendo Switch, and it’s set to include some returning fan favourites. 

The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pack is a six-part track pack which is set to add 48 tracks to the game between the 18th of March 2022 and December 2023, almost doubling the track content of the base game in the process. 

Popular additions include the return of the Mario Kart 64’s bonkers train in Kalimari Desert, Super Mario Kart’s Mario Circuit 3 and the Wii version of Mushroom Gorge. 

As well as eight new tracks, the new DLC pack will contain two new Cups to race for. The Turnip Cup includes New York Minute, Mario Circuit 3, Kalimari Desert and Waluigi Pinball, while the Propeller Cup consists of Syndey Sprint, Snow Land, Mushroom Gorge and the never-seen-before Sky-High Sundae. 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 2 adds fan favourites 

Although we enjoyed the first wave of DLC tracks for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, we were left feeling a little cold by the slightly lower-resolution textures used in the updated circuits. We are eager to see if these issues have been addressed for wave two. 

The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pack is available for £22.49/€24.99/$24.99 from the Nintendo eShop or will be available as a free upgrade if you already own the Switch Online Expansion Pass, which also allows you access to the glorious Mario Kart 64 and Super Mario Kart.

Are you looking forward to the second wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe track DLC? Which one are you looking forward to most? Let us know in the comments below. 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 2 adds fan favourites 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 2 contents:

Turnip Cup 

  • Tour New York Minute – Zip past towering skyscrapers and enjoy a scenic drive through the park in this Big Apple-inspired course originating from the mobile game Mario Kart Tour. 
  • SNES Mario Circuit 3 – Drift your way around tight corners and avoid the Warp Pipes in this classic course that originated in Super Mario Kart on Super NES. 
  • N64 Kalimari Desert – This desert race features frequent run-ins with an old-fashioned steam locomotive that crosses the course – be careful not to cause any delays! 
  • DS Waluigi Pinball – Launch, bump and weave across this course themed after a giant pinball table, complete with colorful lights and sounds. Just try not to tilt! 

Propeller Cup 

  • Tour Sydney Sprint – Soak up the sunshine as you soar above the bay and cruise around the sights in this course that originated in Mario Kart Tour. 
  • GBA Snow Land – Try not to slip and slide on this wintry course from Mario Kart: Super Circuit. Just remember: Cooler heads will prevail. 
  • Wii Mushroom Gorge – This course features an underground cavern, deep chasms and giant mushrooms to spring off of – make sure you land safely! 
  • Sky-High Sundae – The competition may heat up, but that doesn’t mean you can’t chill out in this sweet race, which is filled with larger-than-life desserts at nearly every turn. Prove you’re number one under the sun(dae) in this debut course!. 
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