Are U ready?
For the first time, Mario's karting escapades will have HD visuals, along with anti-gravity sections of track and a number of other features from recent games - like motorcycles, 12-player action and underwater racing.
Players will be able to use a number of control methods, namely the Wii U GamePad, Wiimote and Nunchuk (including the Wii Wheel) and Wii U Pro Controller.
Here's one of the first promotional videos for MK8, aimed at the UK market:
The release dates are pretty close together, no matter which region of the world you live in:
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