Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week price cut Nintendo Co. this week released Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U to under $49 in a new sales initiative.
This week, Mario Kart 8 holds a discount price of $48.75, 19 percent off the $59.99 MSRP.
Mario Kart 8 includes vehicle transformations that allow each kart to race through anti-gravity tracks. The final game will allow users to drive against the wall, paraglide after a jump, and cruise underwater.
New characters include Rosalina, Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, and all seven Koopalings.