That Weird ‘Mario Kart 8’ Mercedes-Benz DLC Is Coming To America. Here’s A Trailer.

08.06.14 5 years ago 4 Comments

One of the oddities of the Japanese release of Mario Kart 8 was the revelation that a miniature Mercedes-Benz GLA was coming as a free downloadable ride. Many hoped that this was going to remain a strange Japanese exclusive, but come on, when has America ever turned up its nose at a bit of gaudy capitalism?

Yes, the Mercedes-Benz karts (there’s now three of the things) will be coming along with some other gameplay tweaks in a patch in late August. Nintendo has put together a Mercedes-Benz packed trailer to celebrate and it’s, well…odd.

I mean, I suppose most racing games are packed with real licensed cars, so this shouldn’t feel so wrong, but dammit, it really, really does.

Via Destructoid

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