Nintendo Spices January Up With Exciting Mario Kart Tournament

Published 01/11/2022, 11:43 AM EST


It looks like Mario Kart 8 is all set to witness this year’s first Open which will take place in North America. Nintendo of North America recently announced that this event will be taking place. A large portion of Mario Kart fans from North America and Mexico are set to take part. If they truly are one of the best, they are eligible to win tons of exciting prizes.

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Nintendo of America calls for players

Mario Kart is a widely popular series distributed by Japanese publisher Nintendo. The video game juggernaut’s influence is felt worldwide. In fact, Nintendo of America has called upon players residing in the region to participate in the much-awaited Mario Kart North American Open.

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The tournament is set to launch on January 21. It seems like this event seeks to seed out the best of the best who play Mario Kart 8. Each day of the tournament, the top 8 players will be selected, the competitors who are a cut above will be suitably rewarded. These players will gain a whopping 2,500 My Nintendo Gold Points showered upon them as the prize.

These points are of a lot of value. They can be cashed in to purchase titles on the Nintendo eShop. Additionally, they can also be used to purchase physical merchandise from the My Nintendo site.

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The competition will run for a span of 3 days and will close on January 23. It is fairly simple to take part in this exciting contest.

A player will need to boot up their Mario Kart 8 Deluxe then choose Online Play-> Tournaments->Search by Code during the course of this competition.

The codes for all three days of the competition are as follows:

  • Day 1: 5245-8261-0475
  • Day 2: 3254-0350-2123
  • Day 3: 1114-6044-3691

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More details about the competition can be found here.

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Mario Kart is a culturally significant game that has had a huge impact on the industry. Veteran members of the community fondly remember booting up the game and challenging their friends. It looks like fans are really pleased with the franchise with leaks of Mario Kart 9 being in development.

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Tanmay Gupta

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Tanmay is an Esports writer at EssentiallySports. Pursuing his Bachelor’s in Journalism at Christ University Bangalore, he is passionate about video games and the stories they tell. He also has a keen interest in analyzing video games and writing about them.

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