15 th May 2012 – Nintendo of Europe today announces that it has made an update available for Mario Kart 7, which will eliminate the ability to exploit shortcuts when playing Online Multiplayer on the courses "Wuhu Island Loop," "Wuhu Mountain Loop," and "GBA Bowser Castle 1".
The Mario Kart 7 Update data are available for free via Nintendo eShop from today, after performing the latest system update to make sure that yourNintendo 3DS system is up to date.
Mario Kart fans who have not downloaded these Update data will no longer be able to play Online Multiplayer; but don’t worry if you are unable to connect to the Internet and download the update immediately, as you will still be able to take part in Local Multiplayer and Single Player races without the update.
To download the Mario Kart 7 update make sure that you have performed the latest system update for your Nintendo 3DS and then visit the Nintendo eShop to download the Mario Kart 7 Update data. For more information onMario Kart 7 and how to download the Update data please visit
Source: Games Press