Ever since it launched worldwide Mario Kart Tour (Free) has been getting a wealth of post launch support in the form of themed tour events, new features, and more. Today, Nintendo released a surprise Super Mario Bros 35th Anniversary Direct celebrating 35 years of Super Mario Bros. This included multiple game announcements and releases that Shaun will cover tomorrow in the SwitchArcade roundup but it also had some announcements for merchandise and one for Mario Kart Tour. Mario Kart Tour will celebrate 35 years of Super Mario Bros with a retro Super Mario Kart themed tour next week. This will feature Mario (SNES) and Donkey Kong Jr (SNES). The tour event will feature a mix of modern visuals and older sprites as shown in the video below as a part of the full anniversary direct. Watch the full Super Mario Bros 35th Anniversary Direct below:
The Mario Kart Tour Super Mario Kart tour begins on September 8th at 11 PM PDT or September 9th at 2 AM EDT. If you’ve not checked it out yet, Mario Kart Tour is available for free on the App Store and Google Play. Be sure to check out the thread in our forums for more discussion around Mario Kart Tour. Share your friend codes here in our thread for friend codes for Mario Kart Tour. How have you been finding the multiplayer in Mario Kart Tour?