According to the offical Nintendo UK Online store, Mario Kart 8 will be getting two paid DLC packs schedule for November 2014 and May 2015 respectively. Each pack features three new characters, four new kart parts, and two new grand prixes. The packs will retail for $9.99 and buying both of them will get you 8 different colored Shy Guy's and Yoshi's. Click Read More for details on the packs.
The first pack is Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart, which features Link, Tanooki Mario, and Cat Peach as drivable characters. It features the Blue Falcon from F-Zero as one of four kart parts. It will include two new grand prixes, with a new F-Zero track and Wario's Gold Mine from Mario Kart Wii. It will be available in November 2014.
The second pack is Animal Crossing X Mario Kart, which will feature Animal Crossing Villager, Issabelle, and Dry Bowser as drivable characters. It too will include eight new tracks (including Animal Crossing themed ones) and four new vehicle parts.
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