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How to Activate/Deactivate Tilt Controls (Mario Kart 8 Deluxe)

Instructions for activating and deactivating tilt controls in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

Additional Information:

Tilt controls allow you to steer your racing vehicle by tilting the Joy-Con to the left or right as opposed to steering with the control stick.

Complete these steps:

  1. From the main menu, select the game mode you want to play (Single Player, Multiplayer, Online Play, or Wireless Play).
  2. Set up the race until you reach the point where you select a car. (This is right after you've selected your character.)
  3. On the car selection screen, press the + Button or - Button to display the car's stats. The icon in the top-centre of the stat window is for tilt controls.
    • You can also reach this option during a race by pressing the + Button or - Button.
  4. Press the button shown next to the tilt controls icon to toggle this feature on or off.
    • A yellow curved arrow will appear over the icon when the feature is on.