Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Version 2.0.0 Goes Live, Adding Split-Screen Multiplayer

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit launched over a year ago but developer Velan Studios hasn't stop introducing new content. While they're primarily handling Knockout City these days, Home Circuit's version 2.0.0 just went live.

Part of this update includes the Luigi Cup, now available in the Grand Prix. Fulfilling certain conditions in this challenge gives players two new Environments and three Gate Types, which can be used in Course Creation.

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Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Version 2.0.0 Now Live

Players can also race two karts on a single TV, thanks to the new Split-Screen mode. There's also Relay Race mode, where four players can join a single race. Here's the Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit version 2.0.0 patch notes:

Version. 2.0.0 (Released November 17, 2021)

Additional Features

  • Luigi Cup was added to Grand Prix. Fulfill certain conditions in Luigi Cup to acquire two new Environments and three new Gate Types to use in Course Creation.
  • The POLTERGUST G-00 and SPOOKY HORN have been added to Kart Customization in game. Acquire them by fulfilling certain conditions in Luigi Cup.
  • Relay Race was added to Multiplayer. This is a cooperative mode where up to four players take turns driving one kart, playing as Princess Peach, Toad, Yoshi, and Mario/Luigi (depending on the kart used) against Bowser Jr., and the Koopalings.
    • Enough controllers to match the number of players is required to play Relay Race.
  • Split Screen was added to Multiplayer. Connect two karts to one Nintendo Switch console, to play together at the same time. The video feed from the karts will be divided onto the screen, allowing two feeds to be displayed at once.
    • Playing Split Screen requires two karts, and two Joy-Con, or Pro controllers.
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General Fixes

  • Adjustments made to enhance the play experience of the game.

An update trailer was also released by Nintendo, which you can check out below:

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is available exclusively for Nintendo Switch. Make sure to follow us for more gaming news and updates as it happens.