Mario Kart 8: Deluxe was released for the Nintendo Switch on April 28, 2017. The game is the fastest selling Mario Kart title
ever. A DLC Pack was announced for the game to release on July 14, 2017. The game adds new characters, tracks, parts, and items. The DLC Pack can be found on the eShop and get be purchased for free.

New Characters

There are a total of three new characters in Mario Kart 8 Deluixe: DLC Pack One. Like Yoshi and Shy Guy, players can choose multiple colors for Toad now.

  • Callie
  • Marie
  • BoTW Link
  • Toad: Purple, Green, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Black, White

New Tracks

There are two new cups for grand prix and two new stages for battle mode. The new cups are retro tracks from previous Mario Kart games. There a total of 8 new tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: DLC Pack One.

Grand Prix Tracks

Cup Tracks
Cap Cup Wii - Maple Treeway
Cap Cup Wii - Koopa Cape
Cap Cup 3DS - Daisy Hills
Cap Cup 3DS - Rainbow Road
Cup Tracks
Cherry Cup Wii - Luigi Circuit
Cherry Cup N64 - Kalimari Desert
Cherry Cup NGC - Waluigi Stadium
Cherry Cup DS - Shroom Ridge

Battle Mode Tracks

There are two brand new battle mode tracks. One retro battle track and one brand new one.

Track Modes
Block Fort All
Peach's Castle


New Items

There are four brand new items apart of Mario Kart 8: Deluxe: DLC Pack One.

Item Effect
Mega mushroom Makes the player gigantic and prevents the player from getting hurt from items. If shocked by lightning, the player will return to normal size.
Super Leaf - Mario Kart X Gives the player a tail which can attack enemies are deflect incoming projectiles. The tail only lasts for 15 seconds.
Cappycap Gives the player a Cappy Cap from Super Mario Odyssey which can be used to throw at a person infront of the player. Throwing Cappy at another player will allow the player to take control of the player it hit for 7 seconds, after the 7 seconds are up, the player will appear in front of the person it controlled.
Fakeitem The fake item box makes a comeback! The player can throw this item to fool players or they can hold it to block incoming projectiles.


There are brand new kart parts and brand new karts too!

  • Cloud Kart
  • Plane Mo-Ped
  • Retro Kart
  • Blimp Flip
  • Helpful Tires
  • Boosted Wheels
  • Square Tires
  • 1-Up Shroom Wheels
  • Mario Hanglider
  • Luigi Hanglider
  • Princess Peach Hanglider
  • Yoshi Hanglider


  • Callie and Marie were added to celebrate the upcoming game, Splatoon 2.
  • The Mega Mushroom makes its return from Mario Kart Wii.
  • The Tanooki Leaf makes its return from Mario Kart 7.
  • Cappy Cap was added to celebrate the upcoming game,  Super Mario Odyssey.
  • If Luigi, Wario, or Waluigi get captured by the Cappy Cap, the Cappy Cap's color will change to correspond to that character's main color.
  • To popular demand, Block Fort makes a comeback.

                                                                                     Mario Kart 8: Deluxe: DLC Pack 2 coming soon...

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