Mario Kart 8 For Wii U Rumored for April 2014 Release

According to an image that has yet to be verified as a legitimate Nintendo Europe Newsletter, Mario Kart 8 will be released on April 2014 next year. The image was sent out as a tweet with the following caption: “Nintendo confirms the release date of Mario Kart 8: April 2014″ you can see the attached image down below in Spanish.

For our readers who do not speak or read Spanish, the image roughly translates to the following:

MK8

Pedal to the metal.

In April of 2014 Mario Kart 8 will arrive on the Wii U! The transforming vehicles will return in this title in HD, but the stakes are higher with global online multiplayer, the integration of Miiverse, and antigravity.

If the rumors are true, then that means Mario Kart 8 will be releasing a few months after the new generation of Xbox and PlayStation consoles arrive. That might be a little too late for some gamers. Some may make the full transition to either Xbox or PS4 before Mario Kart 8 is playable on Wii U.

Given the recent announcement, however, Mario Kart 8 may still be early or just midway through its development cycle. So the amount of time left until its release may be justified.

If you’re a Wii U owner, do you think there will be enough titles to keep you occupied before Mario Kart 8 arrives on the Wii U? Or will you consider trading in your console in exchange for an Xbox One or PS4?

Share this article:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on tumblr
Tumblr
Share on email
Email
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp

Recent Posts

Gaming News

The Shadowlands are Finally Open

The Shawdowlands are open! New World of Warcraft expansion is finally here!

Final Checkpoint Podcast

Game Awards Noms & Capcom Forced to Show Their Hand | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 64

This week Joel and Ben discuss some of the Game Award Nominations and if Game of the Year had any snubs. They also discuss the huge Capcom leak from a …

Fanatical Gift Guide

Holiday Headset Round-Up

As the holidays approach, people are looking for gifts for the gamer in their lives. Any of these headsets would be a great addition to anyone’s setup.

Final Checkpoint Podcast

Next Gen Console Limbo and Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Impressions | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 63

This Week, Joel and Ben discuss the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 launch. They dive into how both consoles faired, the reported issues consumers are experiencing, and retail supply …

Empty abandoned hospital hallway lit by flashlight. Gaming

Phasmophobia – Hunt Ghosts Like a TV Star

The newest early access Steam game rocking the top sellers list is a cooperative ghost hunting game called Phasmophobia. In Phasmophobia, up to four players team up to investigate various …

Final Checkpoint Podcast

Xbox Series X and PS5 Reviews Discussion | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 62

This Week, Joel and Ben discuss the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 reviews. Now that the embargoes are up and the consoles are just about here, what are critics …