Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America both tweeted today confirming that the previously Japan-exclusive Mercedes-Benz DLC will to coming to their respective regions this summer. Licensed by Mercedes-Benz, the DLC is free and allows the player to drive a Mercedes-Benz themed Kart throughout the game. You can read the full tweets below:
We’re planning to release a GLA-Class kart from @Mercedesbenz for #MK8 this summer. Stay tuned for more info! pic.twitter.com/c5Gp886s7e
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) June 20, 2014
Mario Kart meets Mercedes-Benz, with a special GLA-class kart, planned to arrive on #MK8 in summer as add-on content! pic.twitter.com/B217WPavvO — Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) June 20, 2014
Aside from being confirmed to be arriving this summer, no specific date has been given. So, what do you all think about this? Would being able to drive a Mercedes-Benz in Mario Kart interest you at all? Does the idea of having sponsored content in your game bother you? We’d love to hear your opinions!