Mario Kart is one of the most successful games ever made by Nintendo however, the last game was released eight years ago in 2014. A certain analyst believes in the fact that the return of this reigning king of multiplayer karts is too far away.
Serkan Toto gave forecasts for GamesIndustry.biz and said with absolute certainty: Mario Kart 9 is currently in production. The game will include something new in terms of game mechanic The first teasers might be revealed in 2022, according to the analyst.
Toto is the head of Kantan Games which is a specialist in consulting for the Japanese market and is located in Tokyo. There is a good likelihood is there is that Toto believes that he is correct – Kantan Games may have plenty of connections with Japanese game makers.
The final numbered game of the series Mario Kart 8. It first launched in 2000 on Wii U, and three years later, it was released with improved graphics on Switch. Since then, it’s been climbing the charts and selling more than 38.7 million units, making it the most played game available on Switch and continuously dominating the UK sales charts.
Following Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was released, there were three spin-offs: the arcade-based Mario Kart Arcade GP VR as well as Mario Kart Tour, the mobile Mario Kart Tour and the augmented reality game Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit. Toto thinks that 2022 will be the year Nintendo is expected to launch another game for smartphones inspired by the popular franchise (but it will not be based that based on Mario Kart).