Mario Kart 8 "Touchscreen Edition"

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  1. Saiyan Lusitano
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    I thought about trying to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with the Switch console only as a tablet/smartphone not realising it didn't have motion controls but that could definitely work on a smartphone/tablet with the bare essentials.

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has features to make sure the player never falls off the track and auto-acceleration so here's hoping Mario Kart will be one of Ninty's next smartphone games. :)
     
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    I'm going to be honest although highly unlikely I love the idea
     
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    I don't think this will happen but if it does I'm gonna be first in line to get it.
     
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    The "first in line" to download a mobile game...
     
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    I see you underestimate virtual lines, they can get very long and packed and you may need to wait for long due to overstaturated servers not being able to cope.
    The worst thing is you don't even realize where in the line are you, and so it happens that you run at opening time to buy some limited edition (or movie, concert, whatever ticket), and it is already sold out...
     
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    For the record, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe does have motion controls. The issue with what you're wanting to do is that the motion sensor thing is in the right JoyCon. On top of that, you'd have no way to accelerate (not counting the auto acceleration because it sucks). But I agree it's a shame. Playing VOEZ on the Switch made me realise it's really nice to use as just a tablet.