VIDEO: Mario Kart 8 – Video Review [04:58]
Mario Kart 8 welcomed its first expansion last week, introducing new characters, vehicles, and courses to the acclaimed Wii U racing game. To go deeper into the DLC, we caught up with Mario Kart 8 game director Kosuke Yabuki for an interview. Check out our full chat below, which touches on topics like why Nintendo chose the tracks it did, secret shortcuts, feedback for the game so far, and lots more.
You can buy Mario Kart 8's first DLC expansion today for $8 as an individual download. You can also buy the game's DLC pass for $12, which entitles you to the next expansion and other goodies.
There are a few tracks based on classic Nintendo franchises in this DLC. Can you tell us about why you selected the ones you did? What were the criteria that you were looking at?