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This article will guide through the Multiplayer Mode, a.k.a. Online Battles, in Mario Kart Tour. Read on to see the latest news and how to play in multiplayer.

Latest Updates on Multiplayer

2-Player Challenge Limited-time Event

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2-Player Challenge is a new limited-time event in multiplayer where you and a friend will play against the City Racers team. In this event, you and your friend can help each other collect Event Tokens in a race. You can earn more Event Tokens if you win the race, and all Event Tokens got will be added to both players, so find a friend now and collect tons of Event Tokens!
Friend Request Message Board

Take note this challenge is only available via Create Room option and is not available on the Standard or Gold Races.

Multiplayer Mode

Standard Races

This feature allows you to race against other players under four sets of rules that change daily. The following rules are 100cc, with the 1st rule having default item slots and the 2nd rule having 2 item slots. Players' grade is from E to A based on their performance. The course includes three courses from the current tour.

100cc / default item slots 100cc / 2 item slots
Grade Course
E to A Includes 3 courses, from a featured cup, in the current tour. The featured cup changes every 15 minutes.

Gold Races

Gold Races are exclusively available to Gold Pass Subscribers. Unlike Standard Challenges, it has five sets of rules that change daily. Races are graded from E to S, based on your performance.

150cc / Default item slots 200cc / Default item slots
150cc / 2 item slots 200cc / 1 item slot
Grade Course
E to S Includes 3 courses from a featured cup in the current tour. The featured cup changes every 15 minutes.

With Friends of Others Nearby

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Show off your racing skills and race against your friends, family, or others nearby! In this mode, you can choose the rules. You can set the speed (cc), the number of item slots, and whether or not COM Racers are allowed to race.

Rules Grade Course
Choose your own. Does not change. Includes 3 courses from a featured cup in the current tour. The featured cup changes every 15 minutes.

Team Game Rule

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Team Game rule is now available to multiplayer. This rule will allow players to split into 2 to 4 teams. You can now enjoy multiplayer even more by teaming up with your friends! The team with the highest combined placement will be the winner.

Creating a Room

Room Code Feature

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This feature will allow players to create or join a specific room with a code. You can post this code through any social media platforms and see who will take on to your challenge!

Room Invitation

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You can now invite friends to join you in a room, instead of them searching for the room number. Send them an invitation and compete against each other!

Number of Races

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You can now set the number of races to 3, 6, or 12 while playing With Friends or Others Nearby. This new setting is great for you and your friends if you want to feel like you're in an official tournament!

Friendly-Fire Mode

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You now have the option to enable or disable Friendly-Fire Mode in a Team Rally race. If the Friendly-Fire is on, you can hit your teammates with your items. It will make the race harder, but it will also make it more fun!

Earn up to 100 coins a day

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Earn coins as you wait! This new feature will let you earn up to 100 coins a day while waiting for a match in multiplayer. You can now also get them as you wait for your friends in the multiplayer race. Play with your friends and earn up to 100 coins every day!

How to play Multiplayer

With Friends or Others Nearby

Create your room and invite your friends or others nearby to race with you! Compete and earn the title of the best driver in the Mario Kart Tour!
How To Add Friends

How to play

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  1. Open Menu and tap Multiplayer. You can either do this in the Main Screen or in the Menu Screen.
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  3. In the next screen, tap the Create Room button. It will open up a screen where you set up the race.
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  5. Set your own rules and click the OK button.
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  7. Wait for your friends to join the room. Invite them or share the room code to them.
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  9. When you and your friends are ready, tap on the Start Race button.
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  11. Select your best driver, kart, glider, and enjoy the race!

Related Guides

Progressing through Mario Kart Tour
Things to Do When Starting Mario Kart Tour Upgrading Your Drivers
Upgrading Your Karts Upgrading Your Gliders
Increasing Your Player Level and Rewards How to Increase Your Base Points
What Can You Buy in the Shop? About the Gold Pass
Raising Your Skill Level -
Controls and Techniques
Controls and Techniques Recommended Settings
Drifting Mini-Turbo
Rocket Start Extending Glide Time
Jump Boost Slipstream
How to Get a High Score Getting an Item Frenzy
How to Make Combos How to Throw Items Forward and Backward
How to Break Snow Blocks How to Take Out Thwomps
How to Take Out 5 Goats How to Take Out Sidesteppers
How to Take Out Snowpeople How to Take Out Pipes
How to Take Out 5 Traffic Cones How to Take Out 5 Piranha Plants
How to Get a combo count of x30 or higher How to Do 10 Ultra Mini-Turbos in a Single Race
How to Get a Nonstop Combo How to Earn a Total Score of 20,000 or Higher in the Rosalina Cup
How to Earn a Score of 10,000 or Higher Using a Driver Wearing Tie How to Land Hits with Bananas in a Single Race Using a Driver with a Mustache
How to Get Grand Stars How to Get Coins
Coin Rush Guide and Tips How to Get Rubies
How to Use Tickets Badge Collection and How to Display Badges
System Information
Creating an Account What to Do About Communication Errors
Maintenance Information Online Battles
How to Change Your Name How to Add Friends
Ranked Races What is Point Boost?
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