*OUT NOW* Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3 DLC release TIME for UK, US and how to download

*OUT NOW* Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3 DLC release TIME for UK, US and how to download
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3 has released – here’s how to download the new DLC which has fans excited to get back on the track!

The announcement also confirmed the eight tracks that’ll make up Wave 3, including some of the ones that had been previously confirmed.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3 release time – what time can you play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3?

As confirmed by Nintendo on Twitter, Mario Kart Wave 3 will launch at 1pm (UK time) today – December 7th. That’s 8:00am ET for our friends in the US and 5:00am PT.

UPDATE: As of 2pm, Wave 3 has officially launched, which was announced through Nintendo’s twitter

As per usual, there may be some slight variance – with the game likely going live a few minutes either side of the 1pm release time.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3 how to download

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3 will be downloadable through the Nintendo eShop on December 7, 2022.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3 will be available for free as part of a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass subscription.

Otherwise, it can be bought in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass from the Nintendo eShop for £22.49 GBP/$24.99 USD

Which courses are being added to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3?

  • Maple Treeway – (Mario Kart Wii)
  • Rainbow Road (Mario Kart 7)
  • Boo Lake (Mario Kart Super Circuit)
  • Berlin Byways (Mario Kart Tour)
  • Rock Rock Mountain (Mario Kart 7)
  • London Loop (Mario Kart Tour)
  • Peach Gardens (Mario Kart DS)
  • Merry Mountain (Mario Kart Tour)

What was in Mario Kart Wave 2?

Wave 2 brought a load of new tracks – here they all are:

Here’s the full list of eight tracks – as described by Nintendo on the official Mario Kart website.

  • NEW YORK MINUTE
  • SNES MARIO CIRCUIT 3
  • KALIMARI DESERT
  • TOUR SYDNEY SPRINT
  • DS WALUIGI PINBALL
  • GBA SNOW LAND
  • WII MUSHROOM GORGE
  • SKY-HIGH SUNDAE

You can access the courses at no additional cost with a paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.

When is the Mario Kart 8 Wave 3 FAQ

When is the Mario Kart 8 Wave 3 release date?

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Wave 3 will release to download through the Nintendo eShop on December 7, 2022.

Is Mario Kart Wave 3 out?

Mario Kart wave 3 is set to arrive at 1pm UK time on December 7th and will be available on the Nintendo eShop.

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