Contact Us

Smartphone App Coming for Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart App
Nintendo

Nintendo has announced that it will be launching its first official smartphone app, a digital companion to Mario Kart 8

At Nintendo’s recent Financial Results Briefing, company president Satoru Iwata announced that Nintendo will be launching its first official smartphone application in order to take advantage of what the platform has to offer. This debut app, “Mario Kart TV,” which will focus on providing supplementary game coverage and information in regards to Mario Kart 8 players.

Mario Kart 8 will enable players to upload racing reels and share them on the Internet, while Mario Kart TV (Iwata mentions the name is not finalized) will allow users to easily find and watch this footage on their smart devices and computers. Iwata’s provided picture of the app (seen above) shows how the web service will allow people to easily find official player rankings, friends’ racing progress, gameplay videos shared by friends, tournament gameplay and official footage straight from Nintendo.

Mario Kart TV is expected to launch around the same time as Mario Kart 8′s May 30 release date.

More from Q103

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q103albany.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!