Blue Shell Blues
Nintendo has announced the contents of the next set of raceways headed to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe — The Booster Course Set 3 pack will launch on Nintendo Switch on December 7, bringing with it two new cups packed with familiar fan-favorite tracks pulled from the genre-defining kart racer.
The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Set 3 DLC contains the following items
- Tour London Loop – “Gobsmack your rivals as you drift around familiar landmarks and into first place in this England-inspired course originating from the mobile game Mario Kart Tour.”
- GBA Boo Lake – “Get your feet wet on this spooky, Boo filled track set on a haunted lake in this course that originated in Mario Kart: Super Circuit!”
- 3DS Rock Rock Mountain – “Careful, sharp turns and bouncing boulders abound on this high-altitude course. Here’s a mountaineering tip: Ramp over a warp pipe to put some wind in your sails!”
- Wii Maple Treeway – “Leap through the fall foliage and race across massive trees on this course from Mario Kart Wii – just don’t disturb the Wigglers enjoying an autumnal stroll!”
- Tour Berlin Byways – “Watch out for falling Whomps and Thwomps as you make your way around the stunning sights in this course that originated in Mario Kart Tour.”
- DS Peach Gardens – “Chirping birds, bopping Chain Chomps and fields of flowers flourish on this course set in the vast gardens of Peach’s castle from Mario Kart DS! Can you spot all the familiar topiaries?”
- Merry Mountain – “Hit the halfpipe and bank up the snowy hills on this charmingly festive course from Mario Kart Tour that features massive candy canes and wrapped gifts galore. And … is that a flying sleigh train?”
- 3DS Rainbow Road – “Look up in the sky – it’s … Mario! Rainbow Road winds and twists around multiple planetoids on this celestial course that originated in Mario Kart 7 on Nintendo 3DS.”
The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass is available now for around $25 USD and locks in players for all six sets, for a grand total of 48 new tracks — all pulled from a wide variety of releases including the original Super Mario Kart, Mario Kart 64, Mario Kart Double Dash, Mario Kart Wii, and even handheld entries such as Mario Kart DS, Mario Kart 7, and mobile title Mario Kart Tour.