Meowser from Super Mario 3D World is coming to Mario Kart Tour
Super Mario World 3D’s Bowser Cat Meowser is coming to the free-to-play Mario Kart Tour mobile game as part of the 2022 New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Bowser Meowser variant of Super Mario World 3D is set to debut in the mobile kart racing game, Mario Kart World Tour. Meowser, a feline version of Mario’s arch-nemesis, first appeared in the 2013 Wii U game before reappearing in the popular Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, which released on Nintendo Switch earlier this year.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury focus on cats, especially in the Bowser’s Fury contents. Several characters, enemies, objects, and even buildings feature cat ears and designs, leading to the final battle against Bowser’s cat version, Meowser. With his tiger-shaped design, red and white hairstyle, and comically large big paws, many fans have shown their appreciation for Meowser and his unique character traits. While Meowser can still breathe fire, he can also glide with his feline paws and even use his tail in combat. Although being a formidable Super Mario boss, the variant became Mario’s favorite cat character.
Announce the news on Twitter, Mario Kart Tour confirmed that Meowser will be coming to the game as part of their 2022 New Years tour. Along with Meowser, gamers can also look forward to running around Bowser’s 3DS Castle, with the developer teasing “extreme heat and extreme races“for new content. The announcement is accompanied by a short trailer showing Meowser and Cat Peach racing to the finish line in Bowser’s new castle. Mario Kart World Tour The 2022 New Years Tour will begin December 28 at 10:00 a.m. PT / December 29 at 7:00 a.m. CET.
The Penguin Tour ends in #MarioKartTour. Next up is the 2022 New Years Tour, featuring 3DS Bowser’s Castle, and Meowser is entering the race! He’s a savage, but also … rather cute? Expect extreme heat and extreme races! pic.twitter.com/8oi4Mkg6gq
– Mario Kart Tour (@mariokarttourEN) December 24, 2021
Mario Kart Tour marks the first time that a Mario kart The game is available on platforms other than Nintendo. As a mobile game, Mario Kart Tour is available on both iOS and Android, and as such, has been very successful since its release in 2019. The title falls short of user experience with a console version of Mario kart however, with automatic driving and a focus on collecting points. Mario Kart Tour has been criticized for its microtransactions as well as its non-traditional control scheme, but its events and seasonal content have helped keep the game fresh and exciting for its many players.
Thanks to the success of Super Mario World 3D + Bowser’s Fury, the addition of Meowser in Mario Kart Tour may see new players testing the free-to-play game for the first time. The cat version of Bowser has proven to be a hit with players young and old alike, which could lead to an increase in player numbers when Bowser joins the title this week. Mario Kart Tour is still far from the success of its console counterparts, with Mario kart 8 the best-selling racing game in US history, but the addition of Meowser could be a win for gamers.
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Source: Mario Kart Tour / Twitter
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