Nintendo officially launched the beta version of his highly anticipated real-time multiplayer mode for Mario Kart Tour. The beta test period is available starting today and will last until December 26th, but is limited to Gold Pass subscribers.
This is a much awaited feature by users, who can now play live with other players from around the globe. As Nintendo specifies, being a test phase the experience may be affected by a bug and it is not excluded that all progress achieved during this period can be canceled without notice. Finally, there is talk of a possible increase in battery consumption, issues that should be resolved in the public update that will be released in the future.
A Gold Pass subscription is a necessary condition to access it, its cost is ? 4.99 per month and allows other advantages, such as the release of the 200 cc category and the Gold challenges. There are no details on the duration of this beta phase, we'll talk about it as soon as we know more. In closing, we recall that Mario Kart Tour has been a great success since its release in September, only in the first week iOS / Android combined downloads have exceeded 90 million.