Mario Kart 9: Leaks Reveal When Game Will Likely be Announced

Mario Kart 9

Mario Kart 9 is the massively anticipated follow up to the Nintendo Switch port of Mario Kart 8, and a new leak appears to have shed more light on when it will be announced.

Nintendo enthusiasts have been hoping that the rumours of the new game are true, and it is looking like they may well be.

Whilst the leak appears to have come from a major name in the Nintendo community, it’s still worth taking with a grain of salt (but exciting nonetheless!).

Here’s everything you need to know about the recent leaks surrounding Mario Kart 9 and its potential announcement.

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Mario Kart 9 Leaks

Zippo is a notorious leaker of gaming content, and they recently noted that Mario Kart 9 is set to be announced as part of the first Nintendo Direct event of the year.

They wrote: “I’m hearing that the first Direct of the year will take place this month [February 2022] and could be as soon as next week. 

“This week is being ruled out because of Nintendo’s imminent financial briefings. Let me go out and say it…

“It’s gonna be a big one. I’m not sure of the content at this point in time, but it’s safe to assume that Kirby And The Forgotten Land, Splatoon 3, Advance Wars 1+2, the heavily rumoured Xenoblade 3, and a new Fire Emblem title will likely be featured in this one. 

“Nintendo has a metric sh*t ton to talk about, so I expect some huge bombs to be dropped in this presentation.

“Also, if you made Super Bowl sized money bets on this new Mario Kart not being real, you’re going to be out of a lot of money.”

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Although this is not an official confirmation, this does set up the prospect of Mario Kart 9 being announced in the very short future! Hopefully, we will hear more about the project from Nintendo soon.

It is worth noting that whilst Nintendo may well announce that the game is coming, we do not know what sort of release window there will be for the new title.

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