Mario Kart 8’s Coconut Mall Track got a wild update and the internet is paying attention
This week, Nintendo released second wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s Booster Course Pass DLC, including Sky High Sundae – a brand new addition to the Mario Kart . franchise.
Nintendo’s announcement is Next is a video that surprised the Internet. It’s revealed that Coconut Mall, a course first introduced on the Wii, will receive a small update. In the new version, the Cowardly Man drivers waiting near the finish line – the last obstacle drivers to face when they reach the finish line – will spin chaotic donuts to try to slow the player down. .
Something like this is considered the best, so here’s a linked video to show you updates and how Shy Guys trying to make donuts keep you off course.
Meanwhile, there is an update to Coconut Mall… pic.twitter.com/WXiQhOCLSL
– Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) August 4, 2022
The video, which shows Princess Peach being stabbed by a shy guy after being blown up by a red shell, has gone viral, garnering more than 33k likes and more than 700k to date. view.
The internet clearly can’t resist the meme potential that this latest gem possesses.
@TheNCSmaster is tweeting out this hilarious video comparison of how the Shy Boys are essentially competing in the same donut spinning contest that Mordecai and Rigby entered, to land a cameo on their favorite cop show in the episode Carter and Briggs of Regular Show.
Coconut Mall Shy Guys previous update:
Coconut Mall Shy Guys after update: https://t.co/F8eUm6BABj pic.twitter.com/YSddmfs0b1
– TheNCSmaster (@TheNCSmaster) August 4, 2022
@ElliotDuby didn’t exactly call it Saulbut he did reference the episode Breaking Bad, where Walter White goes crazy making spinning donuts in Walter Jr.’s red Dodge Challenger SRT8.
Shy boys after Mario Kart . update https://t.co/9gALuZY2k5 pic.twitter.com/cMQrkYqGiv
– Elliot Duby (@elliotduby) August 4, 2022
However, the funniest is the no context Ronald McDonald page@McDonaldsOOC, tweet this hilarious video of Ron filming in a weird McDonald’s cell phone.
The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Coconut Mall update is as follows: pic.twitter.com/jUERaBJMiZ
– Ronald McDonald Out Of Context (@McDonaldsOOC) August 4, 2022
But of course, the meme potential is unlimited and these are just the highlights of the more than 2,800 quoted tweets attached, so check out the rest for yourself in the original tweet linked above!
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