Bluetooth? More like Blue Shell. Right? Guys?
Mario Kart is finally coming to mobile phones next month in the form of Mario Kart Tour. The free-to-play game will let you race across tracks familiar to fans of Mario Kart but also ones based on real-world locations. The trailer for Mario Kart Tour can be seen in all its vertical glory below and it strangely looks like a fully-fledged Mario Kart game.
More info can be found over on the Official Mario Kart Tour website including a short video showcasing a feature plucked straight from Forza Horizon – a combo meter. The following quote:
“Put powerful items to use as you tear up the track and go for a high score!”
indicates that Mario Kart Tour won’t just be about placing in pole position and will instead be points based? Maybe it’s a separate game mode? Who knows? I don’t. But one thing is for certain, there’s obviously going to be a twist somewhere along the line because a free-to-play mobile game that looks this good doesn’t exist without one. Let’s hope it’s not some bullshit energy mechanic else I’ll be dropping this harder than a Thwomp on acid.
Pre-orders for this free game have gone live on iOS, further indicating that the world has indeed gone mad.