Get ready to start your engines and roll some red shells, because the long-awaited Mario Kart Tour mobile game for iOS and Android is finally launching today.
Nintendo first announced this free mobile game version of the leading kart racer in early 2018. Now, many iOS users who have pre-registered for the game find it already installed on their iPhones and iPads.
Of course, like previous versions of Nintendo on mobile devices, you'll need to link the game to your Nintendo account to play – you can follow these step-by-step instructions in how to download and play the Mario Kart Tour guide .
Anyone wishing to try out a new competitor will want to pick it up right away, as the game will include temporary real-time based courses that will only be held short. Mario Kart Tour begins with a two-week stop in New York, for example ̵
Available now for download on both iOS (get it from the App Store here) and Android (get it from the Google Play Store here) devices, the Mario Kart Tour is currently "up-to-date" as game servers turn on, scheduled to happen at 4am (ET) / 1am (PT) / 10am (GMT + 1) / 7am (AEST) today.