Mario Kart fans who were hoping to see a proper Mario Kart Battle Mode come to the Wii U are about to get their wish… sort of: Tomorrow will see the release of Mario Kart 64 on the North American Wii U Virtual Console, a little over two weeks after its 20th anniversary in Japan.

The Grand Prix and Battle Mode will be all there, ready for you to race your heart out on your Wii U.

Mario Kart 64 will retail on the Wii U Virtual Console for $9.99 USD.

Get ready to start your engines!

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