news\ Jun 29, 2017 at 11:18 am

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update 1.2 is Now Live, Here's What it Does

As if Mario Kart 8 Deluxe wasn't already loaded with content.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update 1.2 is Now Live, Here's What it Does

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has been hard at work showing the rest of the industry how to make a Definitive Edition of a game. It may be a next-gen port of a previously released game, but it's also so much more. Today, Nintendo has added even more with update 1.2.

This patch addresses a few communication errors that occur while spectating a match. It also adds race rules and course names to the loading screens. Not only that, but Pikmin-themed Amiibo can be used to unlock a Pikmin suit for Mii drivers.

A full list of patch notes can be seen below:

Version 1.2‚Äč

  • Players can use Pikmin-themed Amiibo to unlock a Pikmin Suit for the Mii driver.
  • Race rules and course name are now displayed on loading screens for online and wireless play, as well as Mario Kart TV.
  • Players who are behind in online matches will receive items geared toward catching up more frequently.
  • In online matches, no more than two Piranha Plants will be granted as items at the same time.
  • Controls are no longer unresponsive when the timer runs out when choosing a Mii racing suit for online matches.
  • When a player uses an item right after the Super Horn in online matches, that item will now remain available for other players.
  • Item wheel no longer spins continuously in online matches.
  • Online matches now end as intended 30 seconds after the first place racer finishes.
  • The Boomerang now returns to the first slot, if possible, after a player catches it.
  • Items shown in a player’s item slots now display correctly when holding an item behind them.
  • No longer possible to use an item after it has been used to block an attack.
  • Communication errors no longer occur frequently while spectating or after spectating online matches.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was released in April 2017.

About The Author
10923631_10204167232235436_318882451371790443_n
Steve Knauer Freelance writer with an unapologetic love for video games. Steve loves nothing more than writing about them on Gamezone and doing food reviews on his YouTube channel Trylons
In This Article
Tags:
From Around The Web
Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus