Nintendo has released a new software update for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, that sees the kart racer now on version 1.7.0.
This has made the Nintendo Switch exclusive compatible with the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit and the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app, meaning that you can now use voice chat in online matches – whether that be in Worldwide, Regional, Friends or Tournaments.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update Version 1.7.0 Patch Notes
- Now compatible with Toy-Con Car in Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit.
- You can select which Toy-Con to use from “Toy-Con” settings in the main menu.
- Now compatible with the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app.
- If the application is running on your device when you enter an online match, you will automatically receive a prompt on your smartphone asking if you would like to join a voice chat with your opponent.
- Worldwide, Regional, Friends, and Tournaments allow you to use this function.