Nintendo Patches Mario Kart 7 10 Years After Its Final Replace
Mario Kart 7 could also be just one numerical entry behind the latest recreation within the sequence, however that doesn’t imply it isn’t outdated as shit. In actual fact, it was first launched on the Nintendo 3DS eleven years in the past, in December 2011.
With each the sport and the system it was made for lifeless within the water for most individuals, it’s a shock we’re speaking about it in any respect exterior the confines of some form of retro or sequence rating put up. It’s even weirder that we’re speaking about it as a result of it simply acquired an replace.
The sport’s most up-to-date patch—which was additionally its first—dropped in Could 2012, and did the next:
Ver. 1.1 (Launched Could 15, 2012)
– An replace has been made obtainable to eradicate shortcut exploits within the Wuhu Loop, Maka Wuhu, and Bowser Citadel 1 tracks when they’re performed within the On-line Multiplayer Mode.
– The replace is required to play the sport’s On-line Multiplayer Modes. Nevertheless, the tracks in Single-Participant and Native Multiplayer Modes won’t be affected by this replace. Gamers can proceed to play in these modes with out putting in the replace.
The sport’s second patch was launched on December 13, 2022, and did…properly, Nintendo gained’t specify, solely saying typically phrases:
A number of points have been addressed to enhance the gameplay expertise.
That’s good! For anybody nonetheless taking part in a recreation that was launched over a decade in the past. And which went 10 years, 6 months and 28 days between patches. That’s 3864 days.
I’m wondering if any of these “points” have been associated to glitches which have been exploited by speedrunners for all these years, particularly for the reason that final patch focused some “shortcut expl? For those who’re nonetheless taking part in the sport and run into something you discover has been modified within the replace, let us know!