The $7.99 pack will be available next Thursday, November 13th. The pack contains Link, Tanooki Mario, and Cat Peach as playable characters, eight new tracks and four new karts for you to race in.
A second pack is scheduled for release in May of next year that will feature Animal Crossing’s Villager and Isabelle as playable characters. Nintendo also recently revealed that Amiibo figures will unlock character-based costumes for Mii characters to wear in-game.
For more on Mario Kart 8, check out Gaming Trend’s review.