Nintendo announced on Monday thatMario Kart Tour, the mobile iteration of theMario Kartseries, will finally be getting multiplayer this weekend, nearly six months after its late September launch.
You’ll be able to play with up to seven players locally or online starting Sunday, March eighth at 11PM ET.
Multiplayer for #MarioKartTour comes out on Mar. 8, 8 PM PT! You can compete against seven totally different players, whether or no longer they’re in-game guests, nearby, or around the arena. Are you ready to play? pic.twitter.com/IRwBONq560
— Mario Kart Tour (@mariokarttourEN) March 3, 2020
Mario Kart Touris a simplified version ofMario Kartconstructed to be played in your phone. The whole game is controlled via touch, and you don’t even have to press an accelerator to transfer forward — you suitable want to swipe to the left or the excellent to flip and tap to spend items.
The game is free to play, however it indubitably also has a premium currency you can utilize to attempt and earn random characters or vehicles to play with. There’s also a $4.99 per thirty days subscription that unlocks some in-game items and the faster 200cc mode.
That subscription also bought you access to the game’s first beta test for multiplayer, which happened in December. Nintendo also hosted a second beta test that was launch to all players in late January.
Mario Kart Tour has been a stout success for Nintendo, and was the most-downloaded game on the iPhone in 2019, beating out totally different popular free-to-play mobile games loveCall of Duty: CellandFortnite.