First time a real car has featured in the iconic racing game.
Mario Kart 8 and Mercedes-Benz fans will be thrilled to learn the German carmaker has added three new models to the latest instalment of the insanely popular racing game. From August 27, gamers will be able to add the W 25 Silver Arrow, 300 SL Roadster and GLA via an update download. A new online tournament will also be added dubbed the “Mercedes Cup,” in which players across the globe can compete against each other.
Mercedes Head of Marketing Dr. Jens Thiemer, said "video and computer games are widespread throughout the world, and have a large fan community. We are particularly proud of the fact that we are the first automobile brand to be represented with real vehicles in Mario Kart 8."