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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 3 Now Available

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 3 Now Available - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 07 December 2022 / 1,067 Views

Nintendo has officially released Booster Course Pass Wave 3 for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which adds two new Cups to the game.

The Rock Cup adds the following courses: Tour London Loop, GBA Boo Lake, 3DS Rock Rock Mountain, and Wii Maple Treeway. The Moon Cup adds the following courses: Tour Berlin Byways, DS Peach Gardens, Merry Mountain, and 3DS Rainbow Road.

Nintendo also released a free update for the game that added a new Custom Items feature that lets players choose which items appear in offline VS Races and certain online modes. You can also allocate items to each team in Team Races and Battles.

View images of the free update on the new Custom Items feature below:

View a trailer of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 3 below:

Read details on the eight courses in Wave 3 below:

Rock Cup

  • Tour London Loop – Gobsmack your rivals as you drift around familiar landmarks and into first place in this England-inspired course originating from the mobile game Mario Kart Tour.
  • GBA Boo Lake – Get your feet wet on this spooky, Boo filled track set on a haunted lake in this course that originated in Mario Kart: Super Circuit!
  • 3DS Rock Rock Mountain – Careful, sharp turns and bouncing boulders abound on this high-altitude course. Here’s a mountaineering tip: Ramp over a warp pipe to put some wind in your sails!
  • Wii Maple Treeway – Leap through the fall foliage and race across massive trees on this course from Mario Kart Wii—just don’t disturb the Wigglers enjoying an autumnal stroll!

Moon Cup

  • Tour Berlin Byways – Watch out for falling Whomps and Thwomps as you make your way around the stunning sights in this course that originated in Mario Kart Tour.
  • DS Peach Gardens – Chirping birds, bopping Chain Chomps and fields of flowers flourish on this course set in the vast gardens of Peach’s castle from Mario Kart DS! Can you spot all the familiar topiaries?
  • Merry Mountain – Hit the halfpipe and bank up the snowy hills on this charmingly festive course from Mario Kart Tour that features massive candy canes and wrapped gifts galore. And… is that a flying sleigh train?
  • 3DS Rainbow Road – Look up in the sky—it’s… Mario! Rainbow Road winds and twists around multiple planetoids on this celestial course that originated in Mario Kart 7 on Nintendo 3DS.

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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gtotheunit91 (on 07 December 2022)

One thing that was added that wasn't really covered is that when you create a lobby, you can now have custom items! Whether single player, or multiplayer courses/battle mode. That's a really big deal that Nintendo should've highlighted!

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trunkswd gtotheunit91 (on 07 December 2022)

I've added that to the article. Thank you for pointing it out.

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