The character selection screen of Mario Kart 8 has been leaked via recent EPN preview of the game. The screen show 27 already announced characters and three more slots obviously for hidden characters. Does this mean, the character roster of Mario Kart 8 is 30?
We have contacted our sources at Nintendo for some official words. Stay tuned as we will update this post as soon as we get to hear something from them.
In addition to character selection screen, the preview clip also showcased track selection screen. You can check them below.
Mario Kart 8 will launch on May 30, 2014. 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.