Mario Kart Tour adds Dixie and Funky Kong for new Jungle Tour

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And a couple of new characters, too.
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Touring the world ain’t exactly easy right now — which is why it’s good that Mario Kart Tour is there to fulfill your globe-hopping needs. The hit Nintendo kart racing game has already taken players to New York, Tokyo, Paris, London, and other exotic locales. Now it’s headed for the tropical Jungle in its latest tour.

Check out the trailer for the Jungle Tour below.

Mario Kart Tour lets you join friends in Team Races mode

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You can play with and against strangers, too.
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Mario Kart Tour version 2.1.0 has arrived in the App Store, bringing a slew of new features to Nintendo’s popular kart-racing title.

The update went live on Thursday. Its biggest new addition is the presence of a Team Races mode, allowing players to form into four separate teams for races. This adds an extra bit of zip to the game’s multiplayer mode, which went live for players everywhere in March.

Mario Kart Tour is finally getting multiplayer for everyone March 8

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Get ready for some head-to-head battles with up to eight players.
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Mario Kart Tour‘s multiplayer mode is finally rolling out to everyone — and you don’t need to pay up to play it.

The popular Nintendo kart-racing game debuted its first multiplayer beta test in late 2019. However, only players who subscribed to the game’s $4.99 a month Gold Pass could play it. A public beta process took place in January.

Mario Kart heads to Vancouver on next stop of its world tour

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Mario Kart Tour was 2019's most downloaded iOS game
Mario is continuing his trip round the globe.
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Mario Kart Tour is certainly living up to its name. Having taken players to Paris, London, New York and Tokyo, alongside seasonal courses based on Halloween, winter and Valentine’s Day, the hit Nintendo racer now has a new destination: Vancouver.

Its new Vancouver Tour is the first time Mario Kart Tour has headed to Canada. And it’s throwing in new character costumes Aurora Rosalina and the hilarious Hiker Wario for the ride. Check out the trailer below.

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Players have spent more than $1 billion on Nintendo's mobile games
That's a reason to jump for joy (if you're a Nintendo shareholder!)
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Exclusive: Mario Kart Tour‘s in-app purchases a massive money-maker for Nintendo

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Mario Kart Tour is a massive money spinner for Nintendo
Success shows why Nintendo changes its strategy on mobile games.
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Nintendo’s new subscription model seems to be paying off in droves for the company — as shown by the company’s most popular mobile game, Mario Kart Tour.

Mario Kart Tour debuted to massive download numbers in late September 2019. According to Apple it was the most downloaded App Store game of 2019. But as figures exclusively obtained by Cult of Mac show, it’s proving quite the money generator as well.

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Mario Kart Tour's anticipated multiplayer beta goes live
The wait is over.
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Mario Kart’s final tour of 2019 brings holiday cups, courses and more

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The holidays have arrived in Mario Kart Tour.
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Mario Kart Tour is closing out 2019 in style with new characters, cups, and courses for the holidays.

There are a variety of locations to enjoy, from historic cities to iconic rainbow roads, plus the wonderful Jingle Bells sleigh. It should keep racers going over the holiday break while we wait for online multiplayer.

‘Allo, guv’nor: Mario Kart Tour is heading to London, England

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Mario Kart Tour is heading to London, England
The world tour continues.
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Mario Kart Tour has already taken players to New York, Tokyo, Paris and, err, Halloween and winter. Now its latest update is sending gamers to London, England.

From red buses to Big Ben, the new courses should offer a fun whistle-stop tour of the UK’s capital city. With some other tracks thrown in for good measure. And that’s not all.