Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Download Size Races In


With Mario Kart 8 Deluxe nearing release, those that are looking to make a digital purchase on the Nintendo eShop may be left wondering about the kart racer’s download size.

Well, we now have an answer thanks to The online retailer has shared the download code card for the Nintendo Switch exclusive, which reveals that the game will require 6.75 GB while adding that “additional storage may be needed on your console for installation or software updates.”

For comparison’s sake Nintendo list that Mario Kart 8 on Wii U requires 8.2 GB, with that file size not factoring in downloadable content.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will release exclusively for Nintendo Switch worldwide on April 28th.


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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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