Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Version 1.3 Update Out Now

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Version 1.3 Update Out Now - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 October 2017 / 1,784 Views

Nintendo has released update version 1.3 for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe


Here are the complete patch notes:

  • Video capture compatibility added. Hold the Capture Button to capture up to 30 seconds of the previous footage.
    • The system must be updated to Ver 4.0.0 or higher to use this feature.
  • Now more difficult to float down using the glider when Smart Steering is ON.
  • Blue Shells no longer hit the second place player when the first place player hasn’t yet crossed the finish line.
  • Extended the invulnerability period after spinning out or crashing.
  • Changes made to Online Play prior to Ver.1.2.1 now apply to Wireless Play and LAN Play as well:
    • When further back in a race, will receive better items to help catch up to other players.
    • No more than one Piranha Plant will appear at a time.
    • Updating to Ver 1.3.0 will prevent users from Wireless Play or LAN Play with users on Ver.1.2.1 or lower.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is available now for the Nintendo Switch.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Podings (on 23 October 2017)

That blue shell thing was pretty aggravating, so I'm glad to see it gone.

Azzanation (on 20 October 2017)

Small little patch, good to see the game is still supported very well.

caffeinade (on 19 October 2017)

You got my hopes up for Odyssey content.