Mario Kart Tour Multiplayer Finally Given Release Date

You'll finally be able to play Mario Kart Tour against your friends on iOS and Android.

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Months after its initial release, Nintendo's free-to-play Mario Kart Tour for mobile finally has a release date for its multiplayer. Currently you can add friends but not race them, and the multiplayer option in the menu is greyed out.

This will all change on March 8, when multiplayer arrives to the game.

Mario Kart Tour will be introducing multiple levels of competitiveness, with different ways to race against other people and up to eight players per race.

The most casual level lets you race online with friends or with people who are nearby. In this game mode you can set rules like speed and item slot number.

The more competitive game mode will have you racing with other players online, with a with a set of rules dictated by the game that will change daily.

Because this is a free-to-play game with aggressive monetization, there will also be a premium "Gold Race" open only to MKT Gold Pass subscribers.

Multiplayer for Mario Kart Tour releases on March 8, at 8 PM PT.

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