Mario Kart 8 and Deluxe: Sold More Than 50 Million Units, Huge Success For Nintendo!

Following the announcement of the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s DLC in February 2022’s Nintendo Direct, all the fans were wondering about the release date of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s DLC and what will the DLC bring to the new game, and here, we will discuss only those elaborately. 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a kart simulation racing video game in the Mario Kart franchise by Nintendo. Back in 2014, the original Mario Kart 8 launched for Wii U, and later as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch came out in 2017.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is an eleventh major part of the Mario Kart franchise. The gameplay of Mario Kart 8 is approximately similar to its predecessors, where all the characters from the Mario franchise.

The players can control any character from the Mario franchise and get involved in Kart racing. The players can choose a range of items to prevent opponents or gather an advantage upon them in the race.

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Mario Kart has both single-player and multiplayer modes. Nintendo has perpetually given several new contents for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe such as new characters, new vehicles, bug fix patches, etc. The new thing that we will see in Mario Kart 8 was the ability to drive on roofs. Some of the characters that players can choose are Mario, Bowser, Princess Daisy, Luigi, etc. 

Mario Kart 8 and Deluxe Have Sold Over 50 Million Units

The game, at its launch, became a huge success for Nintendo, both commercially as well as critically. More than 50 million units have been sold by Mario Kart 8 and Deluxe across the world. These successful sales figures of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe turned it into one of the best-selling video games and best-selling racing games in the world.

Mario Kart 8 and Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC Booster Course Pass

The online presentation of Nintendo, Nintendo Direct, had everything for every Nintendo games fan base. And Mario Kart 8 was no exception. The new things which Nintendo is bringing for the fans of Mario Kart just feel like the new Mario Kart installment.

Can We Also Expect Mario Kart 9?

Each Mario Kart game has enormous replay value, which is a major reason why people love the series so much. There is no requirement of launching Mario Kart 9 on the Switch when the Switch is doing so well and people are happy with the current iteration of the game.

If Mario Kart 9 attempts something new and has a polarizing response, then the risk won’t have paid off. Once the Switch closes toward the end of its lifespan, then Mario Kart 9 will enter the picture.

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