You can't avoid the rainbow track in Mario Kart. No matter what version it is, there are always players who try to shorten it. An abbreviation was previously considered impossible, but one player has now managed it.
Mario Kart: The Curse of the Rainbow Track
One study found that games like GTA V don't make you aggressive, but let's face it – the one Rainbow range friendship simply ends in Mario Kart. Nevertheless, it is simply an obligation, sometimes just to win certain successes or to unlock things. After all, they have now been available in several variants since the original Mario Kart on the SNES.
The track is also represented in Mario Kart 8.
For many players it is also mandatory to find shortcuts and break records. In the summer of 2018, a YouTuber named Summoning Salt posted Ultra shortcuts on ten different “Mario Kart” tracks, but the Wii version has one that no one could manage – until recently.
In his video, YouTuber Summoning Salt describes the ultra shortcut as unprecedented. No wonder, after all, there are numerous steps to be observed and executed perfectly in order to achieve the desired success. You can see the mentioned part from approx. 29:20 minutes:
Mario Kart: It's finally done
About two and a half years later it did happen: the French Mario Kart fan ArthuurrP recently achieved something that was before only with tool-supported runs was made – he mastered the Ultra Shortcut in Mario Kart Wii.
According to eSports advisor Rod Breslau there was already tens of thousands of attemptsto make it, that's why ArthuurrP can be particularly proud of itself.
What do you think of abbreviations in Mario Kart? Do you use them too, or do you prefer to drive the laps completely. What do you think of the rainbow route in general? Feel free to visit us on Facebook and tell us in the comments.