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Start your engines! Mario Kart Tour, Nintendo’s free-to-play mobile iteration of its popular cart racing series, is now live on the App Store and Google Play Store.



“Mario and his friends go global in this new Mario Kart as they race around courses inspired by real-world cities in addition to classic Mario Kart courses!” the App Store description reads. “The Mario Kart series known and loved by many is ready to take the world by storm — one smart device at a time! With just one finger, you can steer and drift with ease and sling devastating items as you go for the gold in cups filled with new and classic Mario Kart courses.”

Aside from staples like Mario, Luigi, Peach, Toad, and Bowser, players can also race with the likes of newcomers like Peachette, Pauline, Mario (Musician), and other favorites like Dry Bowser, Diddy Kong, and more.

Players will need to link to a Nintendo Account in order to play.

iOS and Android device owners can head over to the App Store and Google Play Store, respectively, to download Mario Kart Tour.

Have you tried the game yet? What’re your thoughts? Sound off in the comments and stay plugged in to Nintendo Wire for more Mario Kart Tour coverage!

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Written by Daniel Dell-Cornejo

Daniel is an editor at Nintendo Wire. Always with his head in the clouds, he is never apart from his creative thoughts – a blessing for an aspiring fiction writer. As a journalist and lifelong gamer, he aims to provide readers with the very best in Nintendo coverage.