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With the “Paris Tour” event winding down, Nintendo has announced the “Winter Tour” will be headed to Mario Kart Tour alongside a new course and drivers Pink Gold Peach, Mario (Santa), and Black Shy Guy.

The news comes from a YouTube video upload titled “Mario Kart Tour News, Vol. 3 ‘Where Did Lakitu Go?’ November 19th.”



Along with the new characters is the addition of DK Pass from Mario Kart DS, plus several new karts and gliders like the Wild Wing from Mario Kart Wii

The festive-themed Mario (Santa) driver will have Mario Circuit 1R, Mario Circuit R/T, Rainbow Road R/T, Rainbow Road T, and the new DK Pass as his preferred courses.

Meanwhile, Pink Gold Peach’s preferred courses will be DK Pass T, Rainbow Road T, and Rainbow Road R/T.

Black Shy Guy’s preferred courses are unknown.

Mario Kart Tour’s “Winter Tour” launches tonight, November 19th, at 10 p.m. PST.

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