A set of press images from Nintendo of Poland has revealed that five Battle Mode types will be featured in the upcoming Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

An image featuring icons for various Battle Mode types was found, suggesting that alongside the previously-confirmed Bob-omb Blast and Balloon Battle modes, Shine Thief, Coin Runners and a gameplay type featuring Piranha Plants will also be available.

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Balloon Battle was the only Battle Mode type featured in the original Mario Kart 8.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is scheduled to drop on April 28th for the Nintendo Switch.

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