Nintendo Co. this week said it will hold Mario Kart 8 Test Drive Days at select GameStop Corp. store locations May 17-18.
In the event, Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U will be playable at more than 2,700 GameStop locations from 12 to 4 p.m. local time.
In addition, pre-order customers will receive a Mario Kart 8 double-sided poster.
Mario Kart 8, to be sold May 30, will include vehicle transformations that allow each kart to race through anti-gravity tracks. In addition, users could drive against the wall, paraglide after a jump, and cruise underwater.
New characters include Rosalina, Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, and all seven Koopalings.
The final game will include 12-player online competitive play, four-player local multiplayer and remixed classic courses.