Nintendo Co.’s Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U ranked in the top five pre-order sales at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division due to building demand.
This week, Mario Kart 8 ranked as the No. 5 best-selling pre-order game product at BestBuy.com.
New to Mario Kart 8 are vehicle transformations that allow each kart to race through anti-gravity tracks. In the preview build users could drive against the wall, paraglide after a jump, and cruise underwater.
Mario Kart 8 will be sold in spring 2014.