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The closed beta for Nintendo’s latest mobile game foray, Mario Kart Tour, is underway on Android devices, and naturally screenshots and video have started to crop up. We’ll run down the essentials, thanks to details shared via the Resetera thread on the game.

First up, here’s the full list of playable characters, who are unlocked via “gacha” mechanics, with different characters having different rarities, such as Luigi being Rare. Here’s the full list:

  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Peach
  • Daisy
  • Toad
  • Toadette
  • Rosalina
  • Waluigi
  • Baby Peach
  • Baby Daisy
  • Baby Rosalina
  • Metal Mario
  • Larry
  • Lemmy
  • Ludwig
  • Dry Bones
  • Dry Bowser
  • Baby Mario
  • Baby Luigi
  • Wendy
  • Morton
  • Iggy
  • Donkey Kong
  • Koopa Troopa
  • King Boo
  • Shy Guy
  • Roy
  • Wario
  • Yoshi
  • Bowser

It’s also confirmed that certain characters get certain boosts depending on the map they’re on – an example being extra items for Luigi on the Luigi’s Mansion circuit.

Speaking of tracks, these are also in the game:

  • SNES Mario Circuit 1
  • SNES Choco Island 2
  • SNES Rainbow Road
  • N64 Koopa Troopa Beach
  • N64 Kalimari Desert
  • GBA Bowser’s Castle 1
  • GCN Dino Dino Jungle
  • DS Luigi’s Mansion
  • 3DS Toad Circuit
  • 3DS Daisy Hills
  • 3DS Shy Guy Bazaar
  • 3DS Mario Circuit
  • 3DS Rock Rock Mountain

Finally, if you want some video, take a gander below, though it’s possible Nintendo will make sure all videos are pulled down before long.

If you received closed beta access, you can jump into the game now and give it a spin.

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.