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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe To Feature Amiibo Support

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe To Feature Amiibo Support

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will have Amiibo Support for the Nintendo Switch. Take a look at the details below.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Supports Amiibo

Yes, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch will have Amiibo support. Luigi, Peach, Toad, Bowser, and of course, Mario will be playable characters in the game. In addition, Yoshi, Wario, Rosalina, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda’s Link, Sonic, Mega Man, and Pac-man are also playable.

Moreover, Splatoon characters will be included in the game. In addition, it will include a motocross outfit that can be used by the players in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Take a look at the Amiibo icons that can be used in the game.


The developer of Kart 8 Deluxe kept new details of the game secret. However, its predecessors followed the classic gameplay of the Mario Kart series. In addition, characters from the Mario universe compete against each other while riding go-karts. They attempt to hinder their competitors via tools that can be seen in item boxes. Some of the items they can use are hang gliders, underwater racing, and vehicle customization. The customization features were first seen in Mario Kart 7. 

Meanwhile, Mario Kart 8 pioneered anti-gravity racing. Even more, it allowed players to drive on walls, and even ceilings. By using a Spin Boost, gamers can race faster because this feature gives them extra speed. Some of the new characters seen in the game are Koopalings, Pink Gold Peach, and Baby Rosalina.

The Boomerang Flower attacks players. Next, the Piranha Plant. which can attack nearby racers and obstacles. The Super Horn can attack nearby opponents, while the Crazy Eight gives the user eight items for defense.

There is Mario Kart 8 downloadable content (DLC) in the likes of Mercedes Benz in 2014. Some of the vehicles seen are a 2014 Mercedes Benz GLA, 1934 W25 Silver Arrow, and a 1957 SL 300 Roadster. Here’s to hoping that the Deluxe version of Mario Kart 8 will feature the same vehicles or even better.

Kart 8 Deluxe will be available for the Nintendo Switch on April 28. Stay tuned to Video Games Republic to catch the latest on video games, tech, and more.

Read also: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Set To Include New Battle Types

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