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    Mario Kart Tour Still Scheduled To Release This Summer



    Today Nintendo has reaffirmed in its Q1 financial 2019 reportthat the upcoming title in the Mario Kart series, Mario Kart Tour is still planned to come out in "summer 2019."

    Mario Kart Tour is an upcoming title in the Mario Kart series. It will be the second Mario game released for mobile operating system, after Super Mario Run. It was announced during a financial briefing on January 31, 2018 and was originally scheduled for release by March 2019 in Japan, Oceania, Asia, North America, and Europe, but the release date has been delayed to Summer 2019.


    The game introduces some features new to the Mario Kart franchise such as reverse tracks and ability to deploy a large amount of any item during a race, including Spiny Shells and Bullet Bills. On April 23, 2019, Nintendo opened applications for participating in a closed beta test of the game to Android users in North America and Japan, which began on May 22, 2019 and ended on June 4, 2019.


    30 racers have been announced so far for Mario Kart Tour. This includes the following characters from Super Mario Run: Mario, Luigi, Peach, Daisy, Yoshi, Toad and Toadette. Other recurring characters in the Mario Kart series also return in Tour:

    • Mario
    • Gold Mario
    • Luigi
    • Peach
    • Daisy
    • Rosalina
    • Metal Mario
    • Toad
    • Toadette
    • Baby Mario
    • Baby Luigi
    • Baby Peach
    • Baby Daisy
    • Baby Rosalina
    • Wario
    • Waluigi
    • Yoshi
    • Donkey Kong
    • Bowser
    • Larry Koopa
    • Morton Koopa Jr.
    • Wendy O. Koopa
    • Iggy Koopa
    • Lemmy Koopa
    • Ludwig von Koopa
    • Roy Koopa
    • Koopa Troopa
    • Shy Guy
    • Dry Bones
    • Dry Bowser
    • King Boo

    13 retro tracks have been announced so far for Mario Kart Tour.


    Regular:
    • SNES Mario Circuit 1
    • SNES Choco Island 2
    • SNES Rainbow Road
    • N64 Koopa Troopa Beach
    • N64 Kalimari Desert
    • GBA Bowser Castle 1
    • GCN Dino Dino Jungle
    • DS Luigi's Mansion
    • 3DS Toad Circuit
    • 3DS Daisy Hills
    • 3DS Shy Guy Bazaar
    • 3DS Mario Circuit
    • 3DS Rock Rock Mountain

    4 retro tracks include a reverse race.


    Reverse:
    • SNES Rainbow Road
    • N64 Kalimari Desert
    • DS Luigi's Mansion
    • 3DS Toad Circuit

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