Online Battles (Multiplayer) News & How to Play| Mario Kart Tour

This article will help you guide through the multiplayer mode, AKA Online Battles, in the game Mario Kart Tour.

Multiplayer Mode

Availability Date : January 23 (Thu) 3:00 pm ~ January 29 (Wed) 1:59 pm

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Nintendo released a second multiplayer test on January 23, 2020 (Thursday). This multiplayer test is different from the previous one for this will be open to all players, not just to Gold Pass Subscribers.

Random Match

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In this feature for multiplayer online battle, you will have a chance to show off your skills to the world!

How to play

  1. Go to menu and tap Multiplayer
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  3. Find the Random Match button and tap it.
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  5. Wait for the game to find a match.
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  7. Select your best driver, kart and glider combination and take the 1st Place!


  • You will be placed in a random lobby so you can play with other people if you don't have any friends to play with.
  • After a race, the game will just continue to search for lobbies.
  • Speed in the race will be automatically set to 150cc. This cannot be changed.
  • Every time the lobby changes, the course also changes.
  • Every 30 minutes the Cups will change.

Create Lobby

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You can invite your friends to battle with you by creating your own lobby. This way you can compete with your friends and see who's the best driver in Mario Kart Tour!

How to Play

  1. Go to menu and tap Multiplayer
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  3. Find the Create Lobby button and tap it.
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  5. Wait for your friends to do steps 1 and 2.
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  7. You and your friends will be automatically placed in the same lobby after doing the same thing.
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  9. Enjoy the race with your friends.


  • You can only play with friends if you created your own lobby.
  • To start a race, you need at least one friend to battle with.
  • Speed in the race will be automatically set to 150cc. It can't be changed.
  • Cups changes every 30 minutes.


This is just the beta version of the game, therefore there are no available rewards yet.


Weekly Rankings


In Mario Kart Tour there is a weekly rankings that update every week. It consists of players from all over the world. You can compete with another by raising your points to see who is the best!


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After the Weekly Ranking has ended, you can get rewards depending on the rank you placed. A higher rank means more rewards are waiting for you. Be sure to keep that 1st place!

Friend Ranking

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Friend Ranking consists of friends that you added in the game. The Ranking is based on the points that you earned on weekly rankings There may be a feature where you can battle your friends but it is not yet available, it may be added in a future update.

Tier Rankings

Tier Ranking corresponds with your weekly rankings. The Tier starts at Tier 1 and it will increase depending on how you placed that week.

Placement in Weekly Rankings Number of Tiers Increased
1st - 3rd place 3 Tiers
4th - 6th place 2 Tiers
7th - 10th place 1 Tier
11th and below No Tier Changes

Unlocking Ranked Races and Tier Rewards

Related Links

Progressing through Mario Kart Tour
Reroll Tier List How to Reroll
Things to Do When Starting Mario Kart Tour About the Gold Pass
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 Paris Tour
Raising Your Skill Level Upgrading Your Drivers
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
Grand Stars How to Get Coins
Coin Rush Guide and Tips How to Get Rubies
How to Use Tickets About Quick 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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