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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Custom Items Lets You Pick What Appears

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In addition to Wave 3 of the paid DLC tracks appearing, Nintendo announced a new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe custom items feature for everyone

It turns out isn’t just the release date for the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC. Nintendo added something for anyone with the game. A free update for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe added a Custom Items feature. This lets people pick and choose items that appear.

In certain multiplayer modes, you can pick which items will and won’t appear in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Custom Items screen. This applies to multiplayer modes. Not every online one allows it. However, offline VS will. The page shows a 4×6 grid of the 22 items available in-game. You can select which ones in the grid you’d like to see during a race. It is also possible to turn them all off, all on, or randomize which ones show up.

As a reminder, the paid Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC adds eight tracks. The Rock Cup and Moon Cup appear if someone buys the $24.99 pass or if they are a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscriber. The courses are pulled from past consle and handheld games and Mario Kart Tour.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is available for the Nintendo Switch, and the Booster Course Pack Wave 3 DLC is out now.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.