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Link Gets A Special “Master Cycle” Bike In Mario Kart 8 DLC


The first pack of downloadable content for Mario Kart 8 will feature a vehicle based on the Zelda franchise, dubbed the “Master Cycle,” Nintendo of America tweeted this morning.


The first DLC pack for Mario Kart 8 is scheduled for release this November. It will feature three new characters—Link, Cat Peach and Tanooki Mario—four new vehicles, and eight new courses. It will cost $7.99.


Then, in May 2015, a second DLC pack will add Isabelle and the Villager from Animal Crossing, as well as Dry Bowser, as playable characters. It will also feature four new vehicles and eight new course, and will cost $7.99 as well.

Ishaan Sahdev
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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.