Captain Toad’s downloads for the week feature Mario Kart 64, which is now available on the Wii U eShop as a Virtual Console title. As a Wii U Virtual Console game Mario Kart 64 supports a wide range of different controllers, including the Wii U Gamepad, Wii U Pro Controller and a Wii Remote + Classic Controller. On the Wii U eShop Mario Kart 64 is selling for $9.99, which for My Nintendo members will supply 10 My Nintendo Points. Like the original release, Mario Kart 64 on the Wii U is four players and has typical franchise modes like Balloon Battle and Time Trials. All the 20 tracks featured in the original Mario Kart 64 are in this Virtual Console release.
Mario Kart 64 originally released on the Nintendo 64 back in December 1996. The multiplayer racer utilized the N64’s four controller ports to their maximum, and along with GoldenEye 007 made the 64-bit system one of the best for college dorms and couch parties. What are you’re thoughts? Are you interested in Mario Kart 64 for the Wii U?