Today’s Nintendo eShop update is an exciting one as it brings with it a ton of new content for Mario Kart 8 as the game’s second downloadable content pack is now available for purchase and download. In addition to Mario Kart 8, the Wii U eShop shall also play host to Mario Kart DS, which is now available for digital purchase courtesy of the Virtual Console. Lastly, a newcomer will soon arrive for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS as MewTwo will be available for purchase in the coming days.
The major release for this week’s eShop update is the downloadable content for Mario Kart 8. The Mario Kart 8 x Animal Crossing DLC Pack introduces a total of 8 new tracks, new vehicles, and new racers. Animal Crossing fans can now race as Villager – boy or girl – and as the ever helpful Isabelle. The new vehicles include: Streetle, City Tripper, P-Wing, and Bone Rattler. The new courses featured in this DLC contain the Animal Crossing themed course, aptly named, Animal Crossing. There is also Big Blue inspired by F-Zero. Dry Bones Bowser and a number of other courses have also been added via the DLC pack.
Super Smash Bros. players on Wii U and 3DS will get a chance to purchase new downloadable content early next week when MewTwo is unleashed for $3.99 – or you can buy him for both consoles for just $4.99.
Also new this week is the arrival of Mario Kart DS to the Wii U’s Virtual Console lineup, meanwhile a number of Wii U and 3DS games are now sale. You can find this week’s full update below:
Wii U | eShop Original Software, Downloadable Content and Demos
- Suspension Railroad Simulator – $7.99)
- Mario Kart 8 – DLC Pack 2 ($7.99)
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U – Mewtwo ($3.99 | Both versions $4.99)
Wii U Virtual Console
- Mario Kart DS – $9.99
Wii U Sales
- Tetrobot & Co. – $2.99 until 04/30
- Cocoto Magic Circus 2 – $9.99 until 05/07
Nintendo 3DS eShop Content
- Cube Creator 3D – $4.99 until 05/06
- Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo)
Mewtwo ($3.99 | Both versions $4.99) Upcoming 04/28
Nintendo 3DS Sales
- KORG DSN-12 – $19.00 until 05/07
- KORG M01D – $17.00 until 05/07
- Classic Games Overload: Card & Puzzle Edition – $19.99 until 05/11
- Van Helsing sniper Zx100 – $3.49 until 05/17
- Soccer Up 3D
- Soccer Up Online