Mario Kart Wii will return its the single-car gameplay, instead of the two-to-one car style seen in its console predecessor, Mario Kart: Double Dash!!.
Like Mario Kart DS, the Wii version will have new tracks and will include those from older games, and the newly added feature 'stunts'. This game has been announced to support the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service. It will support an online racing mode where players may be able to go against each other in a single race simultaneously and an online battle mode.
In a series first, motorcycles will join in the racing action.
NPD Sales Data
July 2008: 174,500
June 2008: 322,400
May 2008: 787,400
April 2008: 1,120,000
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