Mario Kart fans only have to wait one more month for the arrival of Mario Kart 8 on May 30. In addition to the release of the Mario Kart 8 game, Nintendo has also announced the Mario Kart 8 Wii U console bundle set and a free digital game.
For people that don't yet own a Nintendo Wii U system, Nintendo is releasing the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Set bundle for $329.99 that includes a Wii U Deluxe Set system, a Mario Kart 8 game, a red Mario Wii Wheel accessory and a red Mario Wii Remote Plus controller. Also people that buy Mario Kart 8 before July 31 can receive a free Nintendo eShop download code for an additional Wii U game. The free downloadable games include: New Super Mario Bros. U, Pikmin 3, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD or Wii Party U.
Lastly Nintendo has also announced that two female characters make their debut appearances in Mario Kart 8. New heavyweight driver Pink Gold Peach glows with a golden light and makes a nice counterpart to Metal Mario. Baby Rosalina shows up for a play date with other Baby characters.