Mario Kart is one of Nintendo\u2019s most successful game series out there. Every time one releases, it is a big deal, likely ending up as one of the best-selling games on that Nintendo console. Everyone has their personal favorites, but we can agree that all of these games are good for their own reasons. Here is every Mario Kart game ranked from best to worst. Related: The 10 best Mario Kart tracks ever, ranked The best Mario Kart games 1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Image via Nintendo Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is unequivocally the most robust Mario Kart experience. Not only does it include all of the tracks and content from the Wii U version, but it fixes the Battle Mode by bringing it back to its roots. The Booster Course Pass also adds to the biggest list of race tracks, with remakes from throughout the series\u2019 history, Mario Kart Tour courses, and even some completely original ones. There is so much content here that players can enjoy, and the fact that you can take it anywhere with the Switch just adds to why this is the greatest Mario Kart game yet. 2. Mario Kart: Double Dash Image via Nintendo Everything The biggest gimmick for GameCube\u2019s Double Dash is that you choose two characters for one cart and swap between each one driving and throwing items. This is a feature that many fans have been clamoring to return to the series for years. Mixing and matching your team was one of the most fun things that would be even better today with an expanded roster of characters. It's not just the duo racers. This game has arguably the best roster of original race tracks. 3. Mario Kart Wii Image via Independent.ie Mario Kart on the Wii is the first time the series utilized motion steering, which was a given on the console. Whether you enjoy motion controls or not, there is a lot to love about this game. The tracks are pretty good, with plenty of classic remasters and a slightly changed Battle Mode that isn\u2019t awful. The item selection here was decent as well, including one of the more unique items in the series\u2019 history in the Thundercloud. There is also a massive modding community around this game still today that we recommend looking into. 4. Mario Kart 8 Image via Nintendo The original release of Mario Kart 8 on the ill-destined Wii U was easily one of the best games on the console. At the time of its release, it likely had a chance to be near the top of this list, but what really takes it down is its awful Battle Mode. It\u2019s generally considered the worst in the series, being placed on normal racing tracks and being an afterthought in development. Outside of that, these are some of the best racing tracks ever. Them being available on the much better console in the Switch, however, makes that the easy recommendation over the Wii U version. 5. Mario Kart 7 Image via Nintendo Mario Kart 7 is the 3DS series entry that\u2019s biggest claim to fame is the addition of gliders and underwater racing. Both of these features have become staples in future games, even though they don\u2019t change a race that much. Outside of that, there\u2019s a good list of tracks here. It\u2019s another great entry that feels a little forgotten after the release of Mario Kart 8. 6. Mario Kart DS Image via Nintendo Mario Kart DS is the first mobile Mario Kart game that felt like a genuine Mario Kart experience on the go. It had 3D graphics that definitely don\u2019t look great today, but there\u2019s a level of charm to the game that we still adore. It has the unfortunate luck of not really including anything special to make it stand out. It\u2019s just a really good standard Mario Kart racer. We also recommend looking into the modding community here. 7. Mario Kart 64 Image via Nintendo While it hasn\u2019t necessarily aged gracefully like many other games from this era, Mario Kart 64 is a classic game that people still go back to and enjoy. This was the first 3D game in the series and was a massive step forward for Battle Mode. With the Nintendo 64 being such a focused multiplayer console, this was the perfect addition to its library. While it appears lower on the list for the entire series, there are plenty of people that hold nostalgic love for this game. 8. Mario Kart Super Circuit Image via Nintendo The first mobile Mario Kart was released on the Game Boy Advance. While Super Circuit included the same pixel art characters from Mario Kart 64, it plays with a 2D style similar to the SNES original game and includes those original tracks. For being a racer on the Game Boy Advance, it\u2019s a good game and the highest-rated Mario Kart ever on MetaCritic. That being said, you can get more enjoyment out of all of the above games. 9. Super Mario Kart Image via Nintendo While there is a portion of players that swear the first game in the series is still the best, it is hard for us to say Super Mario Kart can go anywhere near the top of this list. There is an argument for the importance of the game that started such a beloved series, but it\u2019s hard to go back and really enjoy the 2D racer when you can play everything above it on this list. Don\u2019t get us wrong, it\u2019s still a good game, but there is a long list of SNES games we would rather go back to before this one. 10. Mario Kart Tour Image via Nintendo Mario Kart Tour is the series' first entry on mobile phones and doesn\u2019t feel like a Mario Kart game. While we love the idea of a Mario Kart game getting constant updates and new costumes for each character, we don\u2019t like the vertical screen gameplay, loot box rewards, and real-world-inspired tracks. We actually highly prefer playing these tracks on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe rather than on Tour. It just doesn\u2019t feel like a Mario Kart game to us. 11. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Image via Nintendo While we can enjoy the uniqueness of Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, your situation needs to be so perfect to enjoy it. You get a real-life remote-control cart that you control with your Switch and create the track by setting cardboard markers around your place. However, not only is this more expensive than anything else on this list, but you need a very wide open area to truly enjoy this for longer than 15 minutes. It's a really cool idea and works well, but there are a lot of outside factors to consider when all you want to do is play a fun Mario Kart game.