During today’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced that the course Yoshi’s Island will be added to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as part of wave 4 of the Booster Course Pass. This wave will also re-introduce the character Birdo. Birdo first made an appearance in the series with Mario Kart: Double Dash!!. So, this character should be an exciting addition for longtime fans of the series.
Keep in mind that there are still seven more courses for wave 4 yet to be revealed. This is only a taste of what’s to come for wave 4. On top of that, there are still waves 5 and 6 on the way as well. This game is getting no shortage of content.
Players will be able to download Wave 4’s content this spring. Of course, players will need to own a copy of the game to experience this extra content.
More Info for Wave 4 of the Booster Course Pass
Here is a description of wave 4 via Nintendo:
Yoshi’s Island, a new course, is zooming to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with Wave 4 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC. Birdo, who originally hit the track in Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, is also being added. Returning characters from the Mario Kart series will be added in future waves. Wave 4 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC races onto the Nintendo Switch system this spring. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass includes six separate waves, with eight courses each, which will all be released by the end of 2023. Buy the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass separately in Nintendo eShop or enjoy it for no additional cost as part of a paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack*** membership.
Wave 4 Trailer:
Be sure to stay tuned for more updates on the Booster Course Pass! There is still a lot of content to come. Also, you may want to check our coverage of today’s Nintendo Direct! There were many announcements, so you may want to make sure you did not miss anything.