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Mario Kart 8's Online Multiplayer Is Getting Lonelier

Kotaku: "If you build it, they will come," the saying goes. It's never that simple when it comes to playing video games online. I love Mario Kart 8, and have been playing it consistently since it came out in May. But lately I've been running into a problem: other people aren't. Or it sure feels that way, at least.

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Applejack1086d ago

I think many people are just waiting for the DLC to drop since there are many other great games that released since it came out (like Forza Horizon 2 or Driveclub soon being another one). I personally lost a lot of interest since that update destroyed the competitive aspect of the online for me.

Magicite1085d ago (Edited 1085d ago )

comparing MK to modern car games...lol

Fizzgig1085d ago

You're right, modern car games aren't as fun!

MSBAUSTX1086d ago (Edited 1086d ago )

As a nintendo fan, I havent touched mario kart online since Hyrule Warriors came out and I wont for a while. Not to mention once I get tired of Hyrule Warriors, Master Chief Collection comes out. Once I get tired of that Smash Brothers U comes out. Once I get tired of that Captain Toad and Splatoon and Yoshis Wooly World and Xeno Chronicles will be out.

I will be enjoying Forza Horizon 2 and or Project CARS in the middle of all of that. Do you see where this is going? Mario Kart is great but there are so many great games coming to play it online right now.

KaladinStormblessed1086d ago

What's So lonely about it? I find tons of people all the time. I haven't noticed any less players on.

Concertoine1085d ago

Its really irritating to try and get in a game with a friend since the only way to do so is to play in a tournament, and most of those are empty.

Finding a random game full of people isnt too uncommon. People will start playing when the DLC comes.

Dudebro901085d ago

If there are enough people to keep play who cares?

Killzoner991085d ago

Nintendo games seems to fizzle out pretty quick. Their multiplayer games become ghost towns at the drop of a hat.

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