Nintendo has dropped a brand new update for Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, the mixed-reality spinoff from the predominant Kart series.
What you need to know
- Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is a spinoff of the Mario Kart series, where players use their Nintendo Switch to steer a real-life toy racing kart.
- A new update is available that allows players to connect two karts to one Nintendo Switch system and engage in split-screen local multiplayer.
- The free update is available as of now for all Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit players.
The standout elements for version 2.0.0 are split-screen multiplayer, permitting you to play side-by-side with anyone else on the equal screen, and a new co-op mode is known as Relay Race, allowing two to 4 players to crew up, automatically swap characters, and aid each other with items.
The update also brings the Luigi Cup to the Grand Prix, which aspects unlockable path customizations and three new courses: Windmill Meadows, Music Broadway, and King Boo’s Courtyard.
There’s additionally new in-game kart customization: Luigi’s Poltergust.
Finally, the update also includes common fixes to, you guessed it, enhance the gameplay experience.
The Mario Kart franchise has become a staple of Nintendo consoles. At the opening of the month, Nintendo introduced Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is now the excellent selling entry in the series.
A free update for #MarioKart Live: Home Circuit, is available now!
Connect two karts to one #NintendoSwitch system for Split-Screen multiplayer, or play any Grand Prix cup with 2-4 players in the new Relay Race multiplayer mode.https://t.co/V4WQ0RA0Zp pic.twitter.com/GN7Uu2xkPP— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) November 18, 2021
This update allows players to connect two karts to one Nintendo Switch system for split-screen multiplayer, reducing the amount of money needed to spend on hardware. Considering that each kart system costs around $100, it’s a great update for those who only have one Switch in their household.