Is Mario Kart Tour fake?

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Mario Kart Tour is an awesome handheld Mario title, perfect to enjoy with friends in some close multiplayer action!

However, not long after launch, players were confused about the game's multiplayer functionality and just who they were racing against.

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So, let's take a closer look now at Mario Kart Tour, and whether or not parts of it are fake!

What was fake in Mario Kart Tour?

Mario Kart Tour launched with a multiplayer experience included from launch. However, despite being branded as 'multiplayer', the races were just populated with bots.

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WAYS TO PLAY: Mario Kart Tour is more than just karting!

This led many to start calling the game fake, as multiplayer on launch was simply branded a scam.

It's easy to see why some new players could still think this applies. However, we're here to dispel those myths!

Mario Kart Tour now

Thankfully, full, online, multiplayer was released after the launch of the game. This means players now have a true online experience.

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NEW CONTENT: The game frequently receives new tracks and characters!

That's right, online multiplayer lobbies now feature a true matchmaking service, letting you race friends or other players.

With a true multiplayer experience now in the game, Mario Kart Tour is an awesome title to enjoy with friends or on your own!

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The new tour landed today and lasts until April 20th for all players of the game. This means there are two weeks for you to get playing, get those challenges done (like the pesky bamboo ones!) earn some big rewards.

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GRID TIME: You’ll need to make sure you’re fast off the line!

This Tour, there are 255 total Grand Stars to collect in order to earn all the prizes, you’ll need to make sure you get racing.

This time, the Gold Pass offers some exciting incentives also, including 1,100 coins, 30 rubies, and 15 total item tickets over the free rewards.