Mario Kart Tour Now Available!
Nintendo’s latest smartphone game Mario Kart Tour is now available on iOS and Android. The servers are experiencing heavy traffic. A 242 MB in-app download is required when finally launched. The game starts with the Mario Cup on the New York Tour with four courses. The full cup has to be cleared to unlock the in-game shop and earns you 20 Rubies. Multiplayer will come in a future update.
The first spotlight pipe is on Pauline and runs until 02 October. A special offer available until 09 October includes 45 rubies, Mario, and 5 star tickets. The New York Tour runs until 09 October with Yoshi as the featured tour gift. A monthly paid Gold Pass is also available and adds gifts (including Metal Mario), challenges, and unlocks 200cc). The price is ¥550 (or $4.99).
Characters: Baby Mario, Baby Peach, Baby Daisy, Koopa Troopa, Shy Guy, Dry Bones, Mario, Peach, Yoshi, Daisy, Toad, Toadette, Bowser, Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Metal Mario, Peachette, Pauline, Mario (Musician), and Dry Bowser.
Karts: Pipe Frame, Birthday Girl, Mushmellow, Koopa Dasher, Bullet Blaster, Bull’s-Eye Banzai, Mach 8, Daytripper, Turbo Yoshi, Soda Jet, Super Blooper, Gold Blooper, Flame Flyer, Barrel Train, B Dasher, Black B Dasher, Yellow Taxi, Badwagon, and Blue Badwagon.
Gliders: Super Glider, Parachute, Parafoil, Peach Parasol, Flower Glider, Bob-omb Parafoil, Shell Parachute, Gold Glider, Fare Flier, Swooper, and Bullet Bill Parachute.