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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe File Size Revealed

Check out how much space Mario Kart 8 deluxe will take up on your Nintendo Switch.


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launches in just a few weeks, and now the digital version's file size has been revealed. A listing on Amazon Germany has indicated the game will take up 6.75 GB if you download it to your Nintendo Switch.

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That means purchasing the game digitally will take up 21% of the Switch's 32 GB internal storage--though that proportion will be slightly higher if you take into account memory space taken up by system settings and the console's operating system.

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By comparison, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild takes up 13.4 GB on Switch, while the original Wii U version of Mario Kart 8 is around 8.2 GB. If you're already struggling for space on your Switch, you'll be glad to hear the device supports memory cards of up to 2 TB. Check out our list of the best micro SD cards for the Nintendo Switch, or take a look at the file sizes for a bunch of other Switch games.

In other Mario Kart 8 news, the game recently received a new trailer that definitely shows Donkey Kong dabbing. For more on the upcoming racing game, take a look at our Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hands-on impressions.

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