Mario Kart 64

Global Total as of 21st Oct 2017 (units): 9.87m
Platform: Nintendo 64Also on: Wii
Developer: Nintendo EAD Genre: Racing

Total Units

North America: 5.55m 56.2%
+ Europe: 1.94m 19.6%
+ Japan: 2.23m 22.6%
+ Rest of the World: 0.15m 1.5%
= Global 9.87m

Release History

Mario Kart 64 NintendoJapan14th December 1996Retail
Mario Kart 64 NintendoNorth America10th February 1997Retail
Mario Kart 64 NintendoEurope24th June 1997Retail

Game Overview

Mario Kart 64 is a racing game developed and published by Nintendo EAD for the Nintendo 64. It is the second installment in the Mario Kart series. It was released in 1996 in Japan and in 1997 in North America and Europe. In January 2007, Mario Kart 64 was released on Nintendo's Virtual Console service for the Wii.

Mario Kart 64 is the sequel to Super Mario Kart for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Changes from the original include the move to 3D graphics and the inclusion of four-player support. Players take control of characters from the Mario universe, who race around a variety of tracks with items that can either harm opponents or aid the user. The move to three-dimensional graphics allowed for track features not possible with the original game's Mode 7 graphics, such as changes in elevation, bridges, walls, and pits. However, the characters and items remained 2D pre-rendered sprites.

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S.Peelman (on 07 July 2012)
Best Mario Kart, I cannot count the
hours I've played this. Both solo and
with friends and family. Even in the
newer versions, the tracks ported from
this one are the most fun.
Ah, I'd
wish it was the N64 days all over again!
goldeneye0065r (on 29 December 2011)
first 4 player version but there are
better ones out there this was basic
Calmador (on 12 April 2011)
Best Mario Kart I played so far
newwil7l (on 14 February 2011)
my 2nd favorite mario kart and my fav
game on the n64
dizzydee_011 (on 22 October 2010)
A lot of fun times with this game.
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