Software update: November 13th 2014

Applies to: Wii U


A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 3.0.

Update contents

  • Introduces amiibo functionality. For more information, please visit our Mario Kart 8 website.
  • Adds ability to use the first add-on content pack

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.