|New Mario Kart|
|Single-player, Multi-player and Online|
|Media Included||Optical Disc|
New Mario Kart is an upcoming Mario Kart Game for the Wii U. It will be the ninth installment of the Mario Kart Series. Mario Kart Wii's bikes, Mario Kart 7's gliding and underwater driving and Mario Kart 8's anti-gravity features are reused this time as well. A new addition is slow-motion tricks, were the player can do multiple stunts in slow-motion on a ramp. The game was been announced as a short teaser-trailer on the HBD 2014. A second trailer was seen on November 12 were new courses and characters were revealed. The game will feature 72 Characters, the most out of any Mario Kart game.
Grand Prix The Grand Prix mode of New Mario Kart works very similar to past installments. Unlike past games more than 4 engine classes appear. 50cc, 100cc, 150cc and the new 200cc are available by default. While 150cc mirror is unlocked by completing 150cc and 200cc mirror is unlocked by completing 200cc. Unlike Mario Kart 8, the game will not feature a multiplayer Grand Prix. Only the Mushroom Cup and Shell Cup are available from the start, while the other cups are unlocked by completing the cup before except for the 6 DLC cups.
Time Trails lets the player race on a course and try to get the best time. It acts the same as previous installments. This is only for one player.
In Versus the player can set their own rules of a race. This appears in both single-player and multi-player
In Battle Mode little has changed, the usual Coin Battles and Balloon Battles return.
In Double Dash mode, the player can drive with 2 characters in one kart. This mode appears only in multiplayer and single-player versus. No fixed teams appear as CPU's unlike Mario Kart: Double Dash!!. Characters will have specific team names if paired with each other.
Online mode works the same as previous installments. The player can drive against other players online.
For the first time in the series the player will be able to create their own custom course. Not much is known about the mode.
There will be a total of 72 characters in the game as stated by Billy-Luigi. Only 12 characters are revealed.
The starting roster will include only 8 characters.
All almost all characters (except for R.O.B. and Donkey Kong Jr.) have been announced to return in the 9th installement. Only 1 newcomer has been so far announced: Lubba.
|Character||How to unlock||Character||How to unlock|
|Baby Mario||Complete a Grand Prix as Mario||Baby Luigi||Create a Course in Course Builder|
|Baby Peach||Win 5 Time Trails||Baby Daisy||Have the game on for 5 hours|
|Toadette||Complete 100cc Mushroom Cup||Toadsworth||Win 150cc Mushroom Cup|
|Shy Guy||Become 4th or lower in Grand Prix||Lakitu||Collect 20 coins|
|Baby Wario||Collect 50 coins||Baby Waluigi||Collect 40 coins|
|Baby Rosalina||Complete 50cc Special Cup||Baby Bowser||Complete a Grand Prix as Bowser|
|Koopa Paratroopa||Complete 150cc Shell Cup||Dry Bones||Have the game on for 24 hours|
|Luma||Unlock Rosalina or Baby Rosalina||Boo||Win 7 Time Trails|
|Daisy||Complete 150cc Flower Cup||Birdo||Complete a Grand Prix as Yoshi|
|Bowser Jr.||Race on 16 Nitro courses||Nabbit||Race on 16 Retro Courses|
|Hammer Bro.||Collect 101 coins||Tanooki Mario||Collect 40 coins as Mario|
|Kitsune Luigi||Collect 40 coins as Luigi||Cat Peach||Collect 40 coins as Peach|
|Cat Daisy||Collect 40 coins as Daisy||Diddy Kong||Race on 2 Custom Courses|
|Dixie Kong||Complete 100cc Banana Cup||Pom Pom||Become 2nd in a Grand Prix|
|Noki||Collect 70 coins||Kamek||Win 16 Time Trails|
|Wario||Have the game on for 2 hours||Waluigi||Complete 150cc Star Cup|
|Rosalina||Complete 100cc Star Cup||Lubba||Complete 100cc Lightning Cup|
|Funky Kong||Unlock all Cups||Dry Bowser||
Win 10 Time Trails
|King Boo||Collect 100 Coins||Metal Mario||Collect 80 coins as Mario|
|Silver Luigi||Collect 80 coins as Luigi||Pink Gold Peach||Collect 80 coins as Peach|
|Orange Bronze Daisy||Collect 80 coins as Diasy||Wiggler||Complete 100cc Leaf Cup|
|Honey Queen||Complete 150cc Leaf Cup||Boom Boom||Complete 50cc Lightning Cup|
|Pianta||Collect 75 coins||Plessie||Complete 50cc Banana Cup|
|Lemmy||Collect 1 coin||Wendy||Collect 2 coins|
|Larry||Collect 3 coins||Iggy||Collect 4 coins|
|Ludwig||Collect 5 coins||Roy||Collect 6 coins|
|Morton||Collect 7 coins||Petey Piranha||Complete 150cc Special Cup|
The game contains 16 new nitro courses. Three unannounced DLC cups will be added to the game some day
|Mushroom Cup||Flower Cup||Star Cup||Special Cup|
|Koopa Circuit||Mario Circuit||Sunset Desert||Dawn Swamp|
|Windy Plaza||Kong Beach||Rumble Shore||Waluigi Arena|
|Snow Street||Plessie Falls||Panorama Peak||Bowser's Castle|
|Tanooki Temple||Haunted House||Moon Express||Rainbow Road|
- Mario Circuit: This new Mario Circuit is rather small compared to previous Mario Circuits. It is set around Peach's Castle as usual.
- Tanooki Temple: Tanooki Temple is a massive temple filled with Super Leaves. It mainly takes place inside and on top of the temple.
- Kong Beach: Kong Beach is the new beach-themed course of New Mario Kart. The player will drive near a big sea and will sometimes drive in the sea.
- Sunset Desert: Sunset Desert is a long course. Many ruin-like buildings are seen in the background and on the track as well.
- Panorama Peak: Panaorama Peak starts at the bottom of a very tall mountain. The player will drive all the way to the top, simillar to DK Mountain.
- Windy Plaza: Windy Plaza takes place in a village similar to that in Daisy Hills. The course starts in the center of the village and will mainly take place inside of it.
The game contains 16 retro courses from previous installements. These contain 2 from Super Mario Kart. 1 from Mario Kart 64, 4 from Mario Kart: Super Circuit. 2 from Mario Kart: Double Dash, 1 from Mario Kart DS, 2 from Mario Kart Wii, 2 from Mario Kart 7 and 3 from Mario Kart 8. Three unannounced Retro DLC cups will be added to the game some day.
|Shell Cup||Banana Cup||Leaf Cup||Lightning Cup|
|SNES Donut Plains 2||WII Toad's Factory||SNES Vanilla Lake 2||WII U Bone-Dry Dunes|
|WII U Sweet Sweet Canyon||3DS Rock Rock Mountain||N64 Wario Stadium||WII Moonview Highway|
|GBA Riverside Park||DS Shroom Ridge||GBA Lakeside Park||GCN Bowser's Castle|
|3DS Daisy Hills||GBA Ribbon Road||GCN Mushroom City||GBA Rainbow Road|
The player will be able to create their own racing course. Not much is known about the mode.