news tip Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, DLC wave 2: what time and how to access it? Prepare yourselves!
This is the event of the day for all Mario Kart fans: the second wave of circuits included in the DLC is finally coming to our Nintendo Switch! Starting at 4pm today, you can compete against your friends on 8 additional circuits, including 1 new one! We explain how to take advantage of it.
If you’ve started going around in circles on the many tracks already available in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and you’ve already taken advantage of the first wave of the Additional Tracks Pass, you’re definitely waiting for wave 2 with a solid footing. Your patience should pay off soon, because new levels are coming in just a few hours! In effect, From 4 pm this afternoon, you will have access to 8 new circuits that make up the second wave of DLC, including 1 new one. It will be enough to wait while waiting for 32 more that will reach us at the end of 2023, divided into 4 additional waves. So that you don’t lose a single second when they become available, we tell you how to get them.
Updated by Many Baguetteson August 04, 2022 at 16:34:36
The time has finally come, and the new DLC Wave 2 tracks are available! To enjoy it, all you need to do is launch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and perform the latest update. So there’s no need to look for the “download” button on the game’s eShop page as stated at the end of the article. However, do not hesitate to check this feature if you encounter a small problem, especially if you have recently purchased the DLC for example.
- Ice Ice Baby
- Car papers please
- Check the seat belt
Ice Ice Baby
Just like the first wave, this new batch of circuits comes in the form of two new different cups, both consisting of 4 circuits, for a total of 8 additional levels. The most nostalgic among you will be happy to find circuits from previous opus, especially those released on Wii, Nintendo DS or even. gameboy advance. But those who want real novelties can be assured, Nintendo thought of you with a new race called Cité Sorbet. Something to keep cool in these record temperature days…
From 4 pm this afternoon, you can happily sprinkle the following circuits with bananas and other colorful shells to get the first place:
Car papers please
As you understand, these 8 new circuits are therefore part of a DLC that will be revealed in the coming months in several successive waves. To enjoy it, however, you need to buy the DLC once. Available for €24.99 on the Nintendo Switch eShop, it will give you access to a total of no less than 48 additional races.including 8 in the wave available this afternoon, and 8 available since March 18.
If you have already purchased the DLC during the first wave, then you do not need to make any additional purchases to take advantage of these 8 new circuits. Likewise, if you are currently a subscriber to Nintendo Switch Online + Extra Pack (€39.99 per year for individual account, €69.99 per year for family account), Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC will automatically be included in your subscription and you won’t need to checkout again. As a reminder, this subscription allows you to benefit from the online game and the catalogs nintendo64 and Mega drive in addition to the inclusion of some DLCs in the main Nintendo Switch games, such as Animal Crossing New Horizons, Splatoon 2, and therefore Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
Check the seat belt
When the first wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC was released, players realized that they had to unlock Wave 1 manually through the eShop, even if the update is done and the purchase is prepaid or included in their Nintendo Switch Online + Supplementary Pack subscription.
If, when Wave 2 is released at 4pm this afternoon, you notice that you have not yet had access to the new Navet and Hélico cups and the circuits that contain them, so we advise you to go for to open the page of the question extension in the eShop on your Nintendo Switch.
Once on the page in question, you should be able to access a “Download” button, still included at the time of writing this. If Nintendo’s approach does not change compared to the first wave, it is by clicking on this button that you open access to new additional content. Do not be afraid, if you have already bought the DLC or if you are a subscriber, there is no additional cost by doing this maneuver. Once it’s done, all you have to do is launch the game and enjoy all the new features.
Summary of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe walkthrough