news tip Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: the next 4 DLCs already revealed? Data mining reveals the circuits
Yesterday was a big day for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as it welcomed its second wave of DLC-inclusive tracks. But while most players are already immersed in the 8 new circuits, others make incredible discoveries by peeling the lines of code…
- Wave 2 is available in MK8
- A dataminer discovers which circuits are to come!
Wave 2 is available in MK8
Nintendo gave us a good reason to dive back into the racing hell of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe yesterday, around 4 p.m., with the deployment of a whole new batch of circuits constituting the second wave of the Pass offered as DLC. If you’re jumping on the bandwagon, here we explain everything you need to know to collect this Wave #2 for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. On the program: two new cups made up of 4 circuits each, for a total of 8 bonus levels!
A dataminer discovers which circuits are to come!
The news that interests us today concerns the underside of the launch of this second wave for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe which begins with the discovery of a flaw in the game codeimmediately exploited by dataminers.
These are more precisely the music preview files included in the latest version 2.1.0 update. which allow you to guess what will be the circuits to come until the sixth wave ! These cache files normally have the sole purpose of playing a second of music while waiting for a music file to fully load. But they weren’t supposed to take into account all the files up to wave 6…
Nintendo accidentally left a lot of music preview files in the version 2.1.0 update, which allowed us to identify several previously unreleased courses! – OatmealDome on Twitter
Dataminers have been trying to explore the game files since the 2.0 update for this purpose and, if so far we have only been dealing with more or less reliable hypotheses and leaks, we can now quite reliably identify the names of the next circuits expected in Mario Kart 8 Deluxesimply from the first second of the songs concerned.
Nintendo left hints of music related to many upcoming DLCs in wave 2 BGM.bars. This was discovered by this record reader. You can listen to some of them here. – Fishguy6564 on Twitter
Of course, pending official confirmation from Nintendo, this information should still be considered as mere rumour…
Wave 2 for the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Circuit Pass has been available since yesterday on Nintendo Switch.