If you are playing to buy a digital version of Mario Kart 8, just make sure you have enough HDD space free. According to details just arrived on North American Wii U eShop, Mario Kart 8 download size is 4949.8 MB i.e approx. 4.83 GB.
Here is the snapshot of Mario Kart 8 listing on Wii U eSho confirming the details. In addition to this, it seems like the listing says something called as “Game Chat”, does this mean Mario Kart 8 will support voice chart? Watch the footage below and let us know what exactly the term “Game Chat” means here.
Mario Kart 8 will launch on May 30 in Europe and North America. Turn your racing experience upside down! Nintendo’s Mario Kart franchise comes to the Wii U console in full HD, introducing new racing circuit designs and anti-gravity karts that will have players driving upside down.
And for the first time, all of Bowser’s seven Koopalings are playable characters– get a taste of being bad on the race track by playing as Iggy, Larry, Lemmy, Ludwig, Morton, Roy, and Wendy. Players will also enjoy a variety of series-favorite features, including the return of 12-player online competitive play, hang-gliders, underwater racing and motorbikes.