Notable additions include the swapping of “View Highlights” and “Next Race” buttons on the after-race selection menu, and three new Mercedes-Benz karts.
Nintendo has also announced two new upcoming DLC packs within the update.
Both DLC packs will cost $7.99, with one coming this fall and one coming in spring 2014. However, players that want both DLC packs can preorder at $11.99 and get bonus alternate colors for Yoshi and Shy Guy.
The DLC packs include karts, characters and race tracks from Nintendo’s other series. Nintendo has highlighted the addition of Link from the Legend of Zelda and Villager from Animal Crossing in the initial trailer. Captain Falcon’s Blue Falcon kart shows up in the first DLC pack, which hints at the addition of the Captain in the second DLC release. New courses (two Grand Prix cups per DLC) will be set in Nintendo’s other series such as Animal Crossing, Zelda, Metroid, and more – but old favorites such as Wario’s Gold Mine will also show up.