After playing Mario Kart Tour for a while, you will find that it is a bit different than previous games in the series. The biggest change is how they have postponed to new players by automating many of the controls. But what if you want the traditional experience? We have it for you.
Although the more informal approach is great for new users, Mario Kart has a dedicated fan base. A large proportion of the people who play Mario Kart Tour have played Mario Kart before and for these users the mobile controls will feel inadequate. So if you want to enjoy a similar experience as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch (on which this game is largely based), you want to adjust a few settings.
: Enable drifting manually
One of the most important movements that you can control in any Mario Kart game is the drift. With drift you can take turns without reducing your speed. It also gives you a free boost to help your opponents.
On console this was a challenging move that only experienced players could make. But in Mario Kart Tour it would surprise me if you had not done it . For drifting, all you have to do is sweep and hold in the direction of the bend. While you hold on, your wheels will spark. Ultimately, the color of the sparks changes, indicating that a stronger boost is triggered when you release. Pretty simple.
When you open Mario Kart Tour for the first time, an option in the installation manual is the choice between Easy operation or Drift. The latter switches on "Manual drift", which makes drifting more difficult to perform, but you are rewarded for your efforts.
If you happen to choose "Simple & # 39 ;, you can always change it by selecting & # 39; Menu & # 39; on the main page and then choose the gear icon labeled & # 39; Settings & # 39; Tap the box next to & # 39; Manual drift & # 39; to enable the function.
Now to drift, swipe left or right, release the screen, touch to jump and then hold to drift, it's much harder to do, but more in line with how you would drift on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and as an added bonus, Nintendo makes this the only way to activate "Ultra Mini-Turbo & # 39; s", the highest boost level available for drifting.
Another change you may have noticed is that items are automatically activated. In Mario Kart Tour, items such as the star are automatically activated when you hit a new box with a question mark. Although you still have control over projectiles such as shells and banana peels, this is a new change that is attractive to causal mobile gamers. It also removes old items if you hit a question mark box with an item that is still in storage.
For every other game in the series you have to make important decisions about these items. Are you using the star now or are you going to move to a higher position and use it at the end to pass the current leader? Are you saving your current article or are you wasting it to try your luck at another article block? In the other Mario Kart games, these decisions are made every race, and for many, what makes the game fun.
To change this, go to "Menu", then "Settings" and then turn off "Auto item". "All items now require your interaction before they are activated. In addition, you can't have any items left if you want to pick up a new one, just like how it is on the Switch.
If you have played Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with a Joy-Con wheel, you will immediately feel at home with Mario with this last kart change. Kart Tour, in the same menu above, tap the box next to "Gyro Processing" to enable the function, now as long as your device has a built-in gyroscope (and even if it isn't, you can install this Xposed module), you can tilt your device left and right to steer.
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