When Do The New Mario Kart Tracks Come Out

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Michael Fassbender

When Do The New Mario Kart Tracks Come Out

Nintendo has released a course of DLC for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Switch, which is officially the best-selling Switch game of all time. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Pack contains 48 extra tracks taken from previous games in the series, along with the odd new track, too. In this guide, we’ve listed all existing Mario Kart 8 tracks, including the DLC courses below.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Tracks – Complete List

Here is every Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC track.

Wave One (Golden Dash Cup & Lucky Cat Cup)

Golden Dash Cup

Paris Promenade (Mario Kart Tour)

Toad Circuit (Mario Kart 7)

Choco Mountain (Mario Kart 64)

Coconut Hall (Mario Kart Wii)

Lucky Cat Cup

Tokyo Blur (Mario Kart Tour)

Shroom Ridge (Mario Kart DS)

Sky Garden (Mario Kart Super Circuit)

Ninja Hideaway (Mario Kart Tour)

Wave Two (Turnip Cup & Propeller Cup)

Turnip Cup

New York Minute (Mario Kart Tour)

Mario Circuit 3 (Super Mario Kart)

Kalimari Desert (Mario Kart 64)

Waluigi Pinball (Mario Kart DS)

Propeller Cup

Sydney Sprint (Mario Kart Tour)

Snow Land (Mario Kart Super Circuit)

Mushroom Gorge (Mario Kart Wii)

Sky-High Sundae (Mario Kart Tour)

Wave Three (Rock Cup & Moon Cup)

Rock Cup

London Loop (Mario Kart Tour)

Boo Lake (Mario Kart Super Circuit)

Maple Treeway (Mario Kart Wii)

Rock Rock Mountain (Mario Kart 7)

Moon Cup

Rainbow Road (Mario Kart 7)

Merry Mountain (Mario Kart Tour)

Peach Gardens (Mario Kart DS)

Berlin Byways (Mario Kart Tour)

Wave Four (Fruit Cup & Boomerang Cup)

Fruit Cup

Amsterdam Drift (Mario Kart Tour)

Riverside Park (Mario Kart Super Circuit)

DK Summit (Mario Kart Wii)

Yoshi’s Island (New!)

Boomerang Cup

Bangkok Rush (Mario Kart Tour)

Mario Circuit (Mario Kart DS)

Waluigi Stadium (Mario Kart: Double Dash!!)

Singapore Speedway (Mario Kart Tour)

Wave Five (Feather Cup & Cherry Cup)

Feather Cup

Athens Dash (Mario Kart Tour)

Daisy Cruiser (Mario Kart: Double Dash!!)

Moonview Highway – (Mario Kart Wii)

Squeaky Clean Sprint – (New!)

Cherry Cup

Los Angeles Lap – (Mario Kart Tour)

Sunset Wilds – (Mario Kart Super Circuit)

Koopa Cape – (Mario Kart Wii)

Vancouver Velocity – (Mario Kart Tour)

Wave Six (Acorn Cup & Spiny Cup)

Acorn Cup

Rome Avanti (Mario Kart Tour)

DK Mountain (Mario Kart: Double Dash!!)

Daisy Circuit (Mario Kart Wii)

Piranha Plant Cove (Mario Kart Tour)

Spiny Cup

Madrid Drive (Mario Kart Tour)

Rosalina’s Ice World (Mario Kart 7)

Bowser Castle 3 (Super Mario Kart)

Rainbow Road (Mario Kart Wii)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Existing Tracks – Complete List

Below is a full list of every course available in the base Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game on Switch, listed by Cup:

Mushroom Cup

Mario Kart Stadium

Water Park

Sweet Sweet Canyon

Thwomp Ruins

Shell Cup

Moo Moo Meadows (Mario Kart Wii)

Mario Circuit (Mario Kart: Super Circuit)

Cheep Cheep Beach (Mario Kart DS)

Toad’s Turnpike (Mario Kart 64)

Flower Cup

Mario Circuit

Toad Harbor

Twisted Mansion

Shy Guy Falls

Banana Cup

Dry Dry Desert (Mario Kart: Double Dash!!)

Donut Plains 3 (Super Mario Kart)

Royal Raceway (Mario Kart 64)

DK Jungle (Mario Kart 7)

Star Cup

Sunshine Airport

Dolphin Shoals

Electrodrome

Mount Wario

Leaf Cup

Wario Stadium (Mario Kart DS)

Sherbet Land (Mario Kart 64)

Music Park (Mario Kart 7)

Yoshi Valley (Mario Kart 64)

Special Cup

Cloudtop Cruise

Bone-Dry Dunes

Bowser’s Castle

Rainbow Road

Lightning Cup

Tick-Tock Clock (Mario Kart DS)

Piranha Plant Slide (Mario Kart 7)

Grumble Volcano (Mario Kart Wii)

Rainbow Road (Mario Kart 64)

Egg Cup

Yoshi Circuit (Mario Kart: Double Dash!!)

Excitebike Arena

Dragon Driftway

Mute City

Triforce Cup

Wario’s Goldmine (Mario Kart Wii)

Rainbow Road (Super Mario Kart)

Ice Ice Outpost

Hyrule Circuit

Crossing Cup

Baby Park (Mario Kart: Double Dash!!)

Cheese Land (Mario Kart: Super Circuit)

Wild Woods

Animal Crossing

Bell Cup

Neo Bowser City (Mario Kart 7)

Ribbon Road (Mario Kart: Super Circuit)

Super Bell Subway

Big Blue

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Release Date

As of 9th November 2023, all six Waves of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass are available to play through now. As long as you have purchased the Booster Course Pass or are a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass subscriber, you’ll have access to the new content.

When Did The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Waves Release?

The DLC was released in stages between March 2022 and November 2023. Here are the exact release dates for each wave of DLC:

Wave 1 arrived on Friday, March 18th, 2022.

Wave 2 became available on Thursday, August 4th, 2022.

Wave 3 was made available on Wednesday, December 7th, 2022.

Wave 4 came out on Thursday, March 9th 2023.

Wave 5 was released on Thursday, July 12th 2023.

Wave 6 dropped on Thursday, November 9th 2023.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Price

The DLC costs $24.99 USD / $32.99 CAN / £22.49 but comes at no additional cost if you own a paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership. If you’re buying the pass, this is a one-off cost; once you’ve paid the cash, you’ll get access to every wave of tracks as they’re released until the end of 2023.

Do I Need The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass To Play The New Tracks Online?

Nope! Nintendo confirmed that only one player needs the Booster Course Pass to play online in Friends and Rivals races:

Courses from wave 1 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass can be played from March 18th locally or online in Friends and Rivals races, even if only one player owns the Booster Course Pass or has access to it as part of a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership. From March 22nd, courses from wave 1 will also appear in the Random selection when playing Global or Regional races with anyone online.

FAQs

1. Can I play the new Mario Kart tracks without purchasing the Booster Course Pass?

Yes, Nintendo has confirmed that only one player needs the Booster Course Pass to play online in Friends and Rivals races. The courses from the Booster Course Pass can be played locally or online, even if only one player owns the pass or has access to it as part of a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.

2. What is the price of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass?

The DLC costs $24.99 USD / $32.99 CAN / £22.49, but it comes at no additional cost if you own a paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.

3. How many tracks are included in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass?

The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass contains 48 extra tracks taken from previous games in the series, along with the odd new track, too.

4. When were the waves of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass released?

The DLC was released in stages between March 2022 and November 2023. Here are the exact release dates for each wave of DLC:

Wave 1 arrived on Friday, March 18th, 2022.

Wave 2 became available on Thursday, August 4th, 2022.

Wave 3 was made available on Wednesday, December 7th, 2022.

Wave 4 came out on Thursday, March 9th 2023.

Wave 5 was released on Thursday, July 12th 2023.

Wave 6 dropped on Thursday, November 9th 2023.

5. Can I access the new content if I am a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass subscriber?

Yes, as long as you are a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass subscriber, you’ll have access to the new content without any additional cost.

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