Mario and the rest race against each other for the gold cup again. Underwater and air gliding returns. Mario Kart 8 introduces zero gravity, and has a total of 48 race tracks.
Did You Know?
For the first time ever in a non-arcade Mario Kart game, there is a character in the roster who is not part of the franchise: Link from the The Legend of Zelda series, and Villager and Isabelle from Animal Crossing as downloadable DLC. See more
The very end of the credits shows logos for Mario Kart TV, Roy Smooth Sounds, Galaxy Air, Bowser Oil, Bullet Bill Speed Trial, REXA, Mario Motors, Larry Lights, Toad Services, Lemmy's Tire Service, PTT, and Morton Construction. See more