Mario Kart Wii is a Mario Kart game released for the Nintendo Wii. It is the sixth main game and eighth overall. It was originally released in stores on April 10th, 2008 for Japan, April 11th, 2008 for Europe, April 24th, 2008 for Australia, April 27th, 2008 for the U.S.A., and April 30th, 2008 for South Korea. It was released as a Nintendo Selects on October 8th, 2013 for Europe, and November 7th, 2013 for Australia. You can play using a Wii Remote, a Wii Nunchuk, Wii Classic Controller, Nintendo GameCube Controller, or by using a Wii Wheel. It was developed by Nintendo EAD and was published by Nintendo. 


Starting DriversEdit


Baby Mario, Baby Peach, Toad, Koopa Troopa


Mario, Luigi, Peach, Yoshi


Wario, Waluigi, Donkey Kong, Bowser



Baby Luigi, Baby Daisy, Toadette, Dry Bones


Daisy, Birdo, Diddy Kong, Bowser Jr.


King Boo, Rosalina, Funky Kong, Dry Bowser

  • Miis are unlockable characters. Male Miis wear Mario overalls and Female Miis wear a Peach dress. They are different characters.
  • "Mario" Miis = Mii A
  • "Peach" Miis = Mii B

How to unlock the Unlockable CharactersEdit

Baby LuigiEdit

Unlock 8 Expert Staff Ghost Data records in Time Trials/Play 3,150 races/Win 100 WFC Ghost races. 

Baby DaisyEdit

Rank 1 Star or higher in all 50cc Wii Grand Prix cups/Play 1,950 races.


Play Time Trials on all courses/Play 2,550 races/Win 1,000 WFC races. 

Dry BonesEdit

Win the 100cc Leaf Cup/Play 1,050 races.


Win the 150cc Special Cup/Play 2,850 races.


Play Time Trials on 16 different courses/Play 1,350 races/Win 250 WFC races.

Diddy KongEdit

Win the 50cc Lightning Cup/Play 450 races.

Bowser Jr.Edit

Rank 1 Star or higher in all 100cc Retro Grand Prix cups/Play 3,450 races.

King BooEdit

Win the 50cc Star Cup/Play 750 races


Rank 1 Star or higher in all Mirror Cups/Play 50 races with a Super Mario Galaxy save file.

Funky KongEdit

Unlock 4 Expert Staff Ghost Data records in Time Trials/Play 2,550 races/Win 25 WFC Ghost Races.

Dry BowserEdit

Rank 1 Star or higher in all 150cc Wii Grand Prix Cups/Play 4,350 races.

Mii AEdit

Win the 100cc Special Cup/Play 1,650 races.

Mii BEdit

Unlock all 32 Expert Staff Ghost Data records in Time Trials/Play 5,100 combined races and battles/Win 5,000 WFC Ghost Races.

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