Mario Kart Mega is the eighth game in the Mario Kart series. It is for the Wii U and features HD graphics.


As said before, the main feature of this game is HD graphics. A new addition to the Mario Kart series is the ability to link with a handheld game; in this case, Mario Kart Mega can link with Mario Kart 7. In-game, there are 35 playable characters



The Game's Starting Roster.

There are 47 playable characters in 15 starter,30 unlockable Mario Kart Mega. A ~ indicates a newcomer to the Mario Kart series.




Medium Weight

Cruiser Weight




  • Baby Peach
  • Baby Daisy


  • Bowser Jr.
  • Diddy Kong
  • Dixie Kong ~
  • Fawful ~
  • Paratroopa
  • Lakitu

Medium Weight

  • Hammer Bro. ~
  • Monty Mole ~
  • Kamek ~
  • Mii
  • Blooper ~
  • Professer E.Gadd ~

Cruiser Weight

  • Rosalina
  • Wiggler
  • Dry Bowser
  • Funky Kong
  • R.O.B.
  • Kritter ~


  • Petey Piranha
  • Metal Mario
  • King K.Rool ~
  • Gooper Blooper ~
  • Morton Koopa Sr. ~
  • Pianta ~

How to Unlock

Bowser Jr. Win 1st place in the 50cc Special Cup
Shy Guy Win 1st place in the 50cc Lightning Cup
Diddy Kong Unlock an expert staff ghost
Petey Piranha Win 1st place in the 100cc Special Cup
Dixie Kong Win 1st place in the 100cc Lightning Cup
Toadette Unlock 10 expert staff ghosts
Mii Have a time trial ghosts on 8 courses
Hammer Bro. Win 1st place in the 150cc Special Cup
Rosalina Win 1st place in the 150cc Lightning Cup
Dry Bones Have a time trial ghost on all courses
Wiggler Unlock 16 expert staff ghosts
Baby Daisy Win 1st place in the 200cc Special Cup
Baby Peach Win 1st place in the 200cc Lightning Cup
Lakitu Unlock 1 expert staff ghost
King K.Rool Win 1st place in the 150cc Nitro All-Cups Tour
Paratroopa Win 1st place in the 150cc Retro All-Cups Tour
Professer E.Gadd Unlock 7 expert staff ghosts
Toadsworth Beat an expert staff ghost
Monty Mole Win 1st place in the Mirror Special Cup
Dry Bowser Win 1st place in the Mirror Lightning Cup
Metal Mario Unlock all expert staff ghosts
Kamek Beat 4 expert staff ghosts
Blooper Win 1st place in the 50cc Nitro All-Cups Tour
Pianta Win 1st place in the 50cc Retro All-Cups Tour
Gooper Blooper Unlock all kart parts
R.O.B. Win 1st place in the Backward Special Cup
Kritter Win 1st place in the Backward Lightning Cup
Funky Kong Collect 2500 coins
Morton Koopa Sr. Win 1st place in the 100cc Nitro All-Cups Tour
Fawful Win 1st place in the 100cc Retro All-Cups Tour


The Mushroom Cup and Shell Cup are available at the start, the rest have to be unlocked in the same manner as Mario Kart 7. The Nitro All Cups Tour is unlocked when all new courses have been beaten on every cc, while the Retro All Cups Tour is unlocked by beating all retro courses on every cc.

Mushroom Cup

  • Luigi Circuit
  • Pokey Desert
  • Toad Runway
  • Yoshi Storm Hills

Flower Cup

  • Tide Harbor
  • Coin Heaven
  • Mario Circuit
  • Bowser Jr. Airship

Star Cup

  • Wario City
  • Boo Woods
  • Shy Guy Park
  • Frantic Factory

Shine Cup

  • Donkey Kong Jungle
  • Blooper Bay
  • Piranha Plant Swamp
  • Comet Observatory

Special Cup

  • Waluigi Highway
  • Wiggler Forest
  • Bowser's Castle
  • Rainbow Road

Shell Cup

  • 3DS Toad Circuit
  • SNES Ghost Valley 1
  • Wii Toad's Factory
  • GCN Dry Dry Desert

Bannana Cup

  • GBA Cheese Land
  • N64 Choco Mountain
  • DS Shroom Ridge
  • 3DS Rock Rock Mountain

Leaf Cup

  • GCN Mushroom City
  • 3DS Piranha Plant Pipeway
  • Wii Grumble Volcano
  • GBA Lakeside Park

Lightning Cup

  • 3DS Maka Wuhu
  • SNES Vanilla Lake 2
  • DS Bowser Castle
  • N64 Rainbow Road

Battle Courses

  • Wario Stadium
  • Jungle Arena
  • Fawful Theater
  • 3DS Wuhu Town
  • GCN Nintendo Gamecube
  • Wii Block Plaza


Like in Mario Kart 7, Karts can be customized, but now there are different bodies for different weight classes. Wheels, gliders, and the all-new engines are the same for all weight classes.

Bodies Wheels Engines Gliders
Standard Standard Standard Standard
Dragster Small Pipe Paraglider
Monster Beast Super Ghastly
Clockwork Machine Pendulum Propeller
Star Cruiser Star Star Shiny
Egg Roll Mushroom Wiggler Flower
Classic Classic Classic Classic
Leaf E Wooden Goomba Leaf
Spiny Shell Spike Steel Spiky
Drill R Gear Construction Jetpack
Train 7 Train Train Metal
Wario Car Slick Speedy Wario
Mr. I Paranormal Boo Swooper
Red Menace Red Beast Mega Bowser
Golden Golden Golden Golden

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