Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Version 3.0.0 Now Available
Posted 09 Nov 2023 at 22:23 by Joshua Phillips
Version 3.0.0 of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is now available! Featuring gameplay updates, character stat changes, a music player and of course, Wave 6 of the Booster Course Pass!
Wave 6 of the Booster Course Pass (which we revealed last week) boasts new characters Funky Kong, Diddy Kong, Pauline and Peachette, 18 new Mii outfits and these new levels:
- Rome Avanti (Mario Kart Tour)
- DK Mountain (Mario Kart: Double Dash)
- Daisy Circuit (Mario Kart Wii)
- Piranha Plant Cove (Mario Kart Tour)
- Madrid Grande (Mario Kart Tour)
- Rosalina's Ice World (Mario Kart 7)
- Bowser Castle 3 (Super Mario Kart)
- Rainbow Road (Mario Kart Wii)
Here are the full patch notes:
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Ver. 3.0.0 Patch Notes
Support for DLC
Added paid DLC: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass, Wave 6 (two cups, eight courses, four characters, 17 Mii racing suits).
Added “Music” button to the top menu.
This is a feature where you can listen to the background music that plays during the game, as you like.
Even players who don’t own the Booster Course Pass can listen to the background music of the DLC courses.
Added feature where other players who aren’t friends can join in a Room.
After creating a room, press the + Button or – Button to display the Room ID on the Room screen, and tell your fellow racers the Room ID.
The other racers can join by entering the Room ID in “Search by Room ID.”
Made it so that you can create a Room even if you have 0 friends registered.
Added staff credits for the Booster Course Pass.
Increased the invincibility time of a portion of characters and vehicle customizations.
Made it so that you can’t acquire strong items when taking an Item Box by stopping or driving in reverse, or taking an Item Box that is in same location multiple times during a race.
Shortened the time between when an Item Box is acquired by someone until it is restored.
Lowered the appearance rate of Mirror and 200cc in “Worldwide” and “Regional.”
Made it so you can acquire the “Varia Suit” when using a Metroid series amiibo.
Made it so you can acquire the “Hylian Suit” when using a Legend of Zelda series amiibo.
Made it so you can acquire the “Kirby Suit” when using a Kirby series amiibo.
Made it so you can acquire the “Daisy Suit” when using a Daisy amiibo.
Fixed an issue where no Bob-omb car blows up in Wii Moonview Highway, but a Bob-omb car blows up for someone you are playing with online.
Fixed an issue where, when racing against a Ghost in Time Trials on Yoshi’s Island, the red road would not appear even though the Ghost touched the Winged Cloud.
Stats of the new characters, as well as the changed stats for existing characters, have been revealed by Mario Kart Blog:
Streetle, Landship, Pipe Frame, Varmint, City Tripper, Comet, and W 25 Silver Arrow have had their Invincibility statistic increased by a value of 0.25 (1 point).
Standard Bike and Flame Rider have had their Invincibility statistic increased by a value of 0.50 (2 points).
Wild Wiggler has had its Invincibility statistic increased by a value of 0.75 (3 points).
Mach 8 and Sports Coupe have had their Invincibility statistic decreased by a value of 0.25 (1 point).
Teddy Buggy and Inkstriker have had their Invincibility statistic decreased by a value of 0.50 (2 points).
Every tire except for Roller, Azure Roller, Off-Road, and Retro Off-Road has had their Invincibility increased by a value of 0.25 (1 point).
Diddy Kong shares statistics with Cat Peach, Inkling Girl, and Villager (Female), and uses medium vehicle size.
Funky Kong shares statistics with Wario, Dry Bowser, and Heavy Mii, and uses large vehicle size.
Pauline shares statistics with Rosalina, King Boo, and Link, and uses large vehicle size.
Peachette shares statistics with Peach, Daisy, Birdo, and Yoshi, and uses medium vehicle size.