Mario Kart Tour set to launch at 4 AM ET on Sept. 25th, 2019

A late-night launch

Nintendo has revealed the official launch timing for Mario Kart Tour. We knew the game was coming on Sept. 25th, 2019, but now we know it'll actually go live at 4 AM ET. You might be able to download the game before then, but it won't work until everything goes live at 4 AM ET.

Check out another batch of screens for Mario Kart Tour

Check out more screens here and here

Mario and friends go global in this new Mario Kart as they race around courses inspired by real-world cities in addition to classic Mario Kart courses! These destinations will be featured in tours that rotate every two weeks! In addition to courses based on iconic locales, some of your favorite Mario Kart characters will get variations that incorporate the local flavor of cities featured in the game!

Mario Kart Tour - "Paris Course Under Construction" commercial

I've heard about the ladies who dance here...

First Tokyo, then New York, and now Paris! Mario Kart Tour is taking us all over the world with its tracks, and the latest spot gives us a sneak peek at what the City of Lights will have to offer. As of today, we're just one week away from Mario Kart Tour's launch!

Mario Kart Tour 'Bullet Bill' footage released

The Bullet Bill item is back, and it turns you into one heck of a destructive force out on the track. Not only that, but it gives you a super-boost of speed at the same time!

Mario Kart Tour - "New York Course Under Construction" commercial

Traffic in NYC is going to be killer

Nintendo is continuing their 'Under Construction' video series for Mario Kart Tour with a tease of the New York course. Check out the spot above, which should also be airing on TV in the near future.

Nintendo announces Mario Kart North American Open for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo is hosting a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tournament in North America. This in-game tournament kicks off Sept. 22nd, 2019, and can net you some Gold Points if you're good enough! You can join in on the tournament action with the code 2093-5045-4827, but make sure to read the official rules here.

Mario Kart Tour - look at New York Minute course

Nintendo gives another look at the returning special items in Mario Kart Tour

Damn that banana

Mario Kart Tour is coming out in just 11 days, and Nintendo continues to show off the game via the official Twitter account. In the tweet above, we get another look at some of the returning special items in the game. I can't wait to curse uncontrollably at that banana!

Mario Kart Tour - "Tokyo Course Under Construction" commercial

Man, Nintendo really isn't sparing any expense with the promo videos and trailers for Mario Kart Tour. This is a pretty high-profile spot with some big production value. There's no doubt these are going to air all over the place!

Mario Kart Tour 'Bonus Challenge' courses detailed

Up for a real challenge?

Mario Kart Tour offers more than the standard races. For those looking for something different, there are Bonus Challenge courses to take on. For example, check out footage from the Glider Challenge event above.


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