Wii U

The West Gets Mario Kart 8’s Mercedes-Benz DLC On August 27th, Too


Europe is getting the Mercedes-Benz DLC for Mario Kart 8 on the same date as Japan—August 27th. The free DLC will add the Silver Arrow from the 1930s, the 300 SL Roadster from the 1950s and the Mercedes-Benz GLA to the game.


Update: Nintendo of America have announced that North America will get the DLC on the 27th as well.



In addition, on the same day, a software update will be made available for Mario Kart 8, and will feature improvements the game, one of these being the ability to display a course map on the TV during races.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.