Nintendo Announces Mario Kart 8 ‘Online Open’ Will Begin On January 17

Rev up your kart and pick your favorite racer as Nintendo has taken to twitter to announce a new competitive racing event for their vastly popular racing title, Mario Kart 8. Check out the exciting announcement down below.

The racing tour is called “Online Open” and will commence on January 17, and will allow players to bring their competitive skills to the table in an all-new event. The event will begin on January 17 and will run through January 19, giving the top 8 players who participate in the event to win up to 2500 My Nintendo Gold Points, which is equivalent to $25. Now, that’s pretty awesome. All you have to do to join is enter the following tournament codes each day. 

Tournament Codes:
January 17th – 0799-6132-1003 
January 18th – 2403-5150-5963 
January 19th – 1453-2535-4539

It’s important to note that in order to access this tournament, you’ll need to enter the following code within the Tournaments menu after selecting Online Play.

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Source: Nintendo Twitter