Top 10 Features that Should Be Added to or Brought Back to Mario Kart

Mario Kart has been known for having some excellent features that continue to get better every game. I know it’s a bit early to know when Mario Kart 9 will happen but it’s never too early to speculate what they could do with the next game. Here’s some ideas Nintendo could use.

The Top Ten

1 Missions Mode

I miss this mode. - MasterHand

Yeah I remember this mode. It was so fun and challenging. I guess they removed it because it took too much time in later installments but still it definitely should be brought back. - darthvadern

I would like a mission mode without bosses, because after the last regular mission, I wanna go straight to the next level rather than have a boss battle.

I had a blast with this mode back in the day. Would love to see it come back. - RadioHead03

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2 Double Dash Mode

I do hate Mario Kart Double Dash, but an option with either one or two players per kart has GOT to be there. Fans who hate Double dash, as well as the many lovers of it would be pleased.

To be honest I don't care much for this one. It would be fun but nothing too good in my opinion - darthvadern

That would be awesome if they made another double dash - trains45

I want that to appear again in MK9. - yamionthetrap

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3 All Cup Tour

This was a pretty fun mode that not a lot of people really talk about. Considering that retro tracks and DLC exist now this mode could be expanded and be even more fun. - Randomator

Yes of course that was a very nice addition to Double Dash - darthvadern

They should bring this cup back - trains45

4 Elimination Style Battle Mode

But importantly, I want a single-player battle mode of where you can battle with other opponents on your own. That might replay value. But yeah, respawning after being touched is losing the fun for the elimination type. So I want that to return. - yamionthetrap

It would be cool if there was an option to turn off the time limit. - RadioHead03

I think both this and modern balloon battle should be in but that's just me. - darthvadern

Yeah it would be fun if it came back - trains45

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5 Story Mode

Eh.. This is cool but how would this work? - MasterHand

I don't think it's needed in my opinion. - yamionthetrap

Why not? - darthvadern

A lot of older Mario sports games have this and it’s pretty fun for solo players as it provides more to do. The story itself doesn’t even need to be in depth or anything just give us something to do and throw in a few bosses here or there and I’d be alright with it. - Randomator

6 Ability to Turn Off Certain Items

I still think the banana, green shell, red shell, blue shell, star, lightning, bullet bill, and blooper should not be available to turn off. The other ones, yes though.

Actually no. This would cause people to abuse powerful items during online races like bullet bills and stars in first place I think - darthvadern

If they do this then it's good riddance, Coin Item! - TheAwesomeBowser

You know how in smash Bros you can select specific items to turn off? I’d like to do this in Mario Kart. Technically you can choose which items appear but I wish it would be more specific so for example if you hate blue shells you could simply turn them off - Randomator

7 Online Voice Chat

I would hear screeching from 12th place. - TeamRocket747

Yes I could diss everyone then - darthvadern

No, that won't be necessary - yungstirjoey666

This would be fun. - Userguy44

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8 Track Builder

I would really want this! - MasterHand

I could see this returning after Mario Kart Wii's custom tracks.

That would be interesting - darthvadern

That would be awesome - trains45

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9 Leagues

Cool idea - darthvadern

Okay so I know a lot of mobile phone apps have something where you can join with a number of players and go against other leagues. I’d like to see something where you have a league with like 30 people and basically what would happen is you compete online in league mode so all your points go directly to your league total and then you could compete with other leagues. That would be a cool idea - Randomator

10 Bowsette

Take this off! I'm offended and my feelings are hurt - BorisRule

Make it last place everyone - darthvadern

This would be a character not a feature - Randomator

No... - MasterHand

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The Contenders

11 Logo Creator

I always liked the logo creator. - RadioHead03

Yeah that was awesome - darthvadern

Loved it in DS. Want it. - TheAwesomeBowser

This was in Mario Kart DS and it was really cool. I’d love to see this be brought back with more colors and since the touch screen technology has significantly improved I’d love to be able to make a logo again and then use it online or something - Randomator

12 Reverse Tracks

Would be much better than Mirror Mode - Puga

This is good though
it can also reverse the music - yungstirjoey666

Yeah. There were tournaments in Mario Kart Wii and a mission in Mario Kart DS where you did this but if there was an entire CC just for it, it'd be much better - darthvadern

13 More Anti-Items

Yeah they were pretty cool - darthvadern

I completely agree!

Coins are pretty much an anti item. I can agree with this to an extent. If they are going to do this they need to make them relatively rare enough so it doesn’t break the game as much as coins did in the original Mario Kart 8. Deluxe fixes this problem but they can’t have this issue with anti items - Randomator

14 Mario Kart TV Mode

This would be new. You would go online and watch other players race in Mario Kart, and there will be rankings for you to choose from so you can pick a pro and learn from him or a noob and watch him fail.

Actually this was pointless in Mario Kart 8 so I see no point in this returning - darthvadern

@Randomator, I know, right!? It would be really entertaining, and you could possibly watch it while you are eating or something, or just don't want to play.

@darthvadern, Maybe cause Mario Kart 8 was pointless!? BOOM, ROASTED!

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15 Custom Laps

This could be interesting - Randomator

16 Non-Nintendo Characters

Put Shrek in the next Mario Kart game and my life will be complete.

No that would be a bad feature - darthvadern

Okay this is where I draw the line. I think it’s fine if they add in Nintendo characters but this is still Mario Kart not Smash Bros - Randomator

17 Make Your Own Character

Already exists (Mii) - darthvadern

I mean technically it’s possible because Mii characters exist but really though this isn’t Sonic Forces - Randomator

18 Swearing

This should be something that only Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Bowser, Bowser Jr, Daisy, and Yoshi should have access to.

I like swearing, but what’s the actual point of it in Mario Kart? Ok you could diss each other I guess. - Userguy44

19 Blood

Why blood in Mario Kart? I don't see the point of it. - Userguy44

YES! I never play games till they have at least 60 gallons of blood in them. - DarkBoi-X

Why would Nintendo add this? I see no point of it being implemented into Mario Kart - Randomator

E-rated franchise. Not happening. - TheAwesomeBowser

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20 Crash Bandicoot vs. Mode
21 Adventure Mode

This kinda goes along with story mode - Randomator

*Story mode - darthvadern

22 Roadkill

Troll item alert - Randomator

23 Corpses

Troll item alert - Randomator

24 Guns

Troll item alert - Randomator

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Missions Mode
2. Ability to Turn Off Certain Items
3. All Cup Tour
1. Missions Mode
2. Elimination Style Battle Mode
3. Reverse Tracks
1. Story Mode
2. Missions Mode
3. Online Voice Chat

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