Mario Kart 8 Amiibo support detailed

Plus, new trailer for upcoming DLC pack.

Mario Kart 8

Tapping your Amiibo on your Wii U GamePad while playing Mario Kart 8 will get you character-themed suits for your Mii racers, Nintendo announced.

Mario, Luigi, Peach, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Link, Captain Falcon, Fox, Samus, and Kirby Amiibo figures are supported. You’ll be able to wear the suits they give you on your Mii character while racing.

Watch a trailer for the Amiibo suits, as well as the November 13-due “DLC Pack #1” below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.


DLC Pack 1

Full list of contents (costs $7.99):


  • Link (from The Legend of Zelda)
  • Cat Peach
  • Tanooki Mario


  • B-Dasher
  • Blue Falcon (F-Zero-themed)
  • Master Bike (The Legend of Zelda-themed)
  • Tanooki Kart


  • Triforce Tires (The Legend of Zelda-themed)
  • Hyrule Kite (The Legend of Zelda-themed)


  • Egg Cup
    • Dragon Driftway
    • Excitebike Arena
    • Mute City (F-Zero-themed)
    • Yoshi Circuit (from Mario Kart: Double Dash)
  • Triforce Cup
    • Hyrule Circuit (The Legend of Zelda-themed)
    • Ice Ice Outpost
    • Rainbow Road (from Super Mario Kart)
    • Wario’s Gold Mine ( from Mario Kart Wii)

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