Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Just Got A Hefty New Software Update

Nintendo has updated Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch to version 1.1.0 and for possibly the first time ever, Nintendo has actually provided a full list of patch notes for what the update actually does.

  • Opponents’ names are displayed in the rear view mirror view in online matches.
  • Invincibility period after a spin-out or crash is longer in online matches.
  • Up to two players can spectate a friend group while they wait to join.
  • “Worldwide” and “Regional” modes add players to Mirror and 200cc matches less often.
  • Can now properly create a friend lobby when you have 100 or more friends.
  • Inkling Girl’s animation has been adjusted.
  • Starting positions in online races now properly reflect the order in which players join.
  • Driver Miis now properly showing facial expressions.
  • Tournament clock now properly reflects real-world time.