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HSEL Australia & New Zealand How to Create a Mario Kart Race

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Become Nintendo Switch friends with your opponent

  • The Profile Page is located in the top-left corner of the home screen. Use your left Joy-Con to navigate to your avatar, and then press the physical “A” button on the right Joy-Consw1.jpg
  • To add a friend on the Nintendo Switch, you’ll need to share your friend code (or receive another players’ friend code).
  • First, navigate to your Nintendo Switch Profile Page on the Home menu, and then navigate to the “Add Friend” tab.
  • Your Nintendo Switch Friend Code is located in the bottom-right corner, and it typically starts with “SW,” followed by 12 digits
  • Any friend requests you receive will appear in the “Received Friend Request” menu. You can choose to accept or decline these.

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Creating Your Race

If you're the host for your match follow the steps below to ensure your race is correctly set up.

  • Select “Online Play” (1p)
  • Select “Friends”
  • Create Room

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  • After character and kart have been picked, wait for your friend/opponent to join. Once they have arrived, make rules as listed below.
    • 150cc Race
    • No team
    • Normal items
    • Easy COMs
    • All vehicles
    • 4 races

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  • Once you and your opponent are lobbied together, select the map by selecting the “Random” icon.

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Joining a Race Lobby

If you are joining a hosted friend lobby follow the steps below

  • Select “Online Play” (1p)
  • Select “Friends”
  • Select the player on your friends list hosting the match (they will have a checkered flag next to their name
  • Press Join on the next screen

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  • Once you and your opponent are lobbied together, select the map by selecting the “Random” icon.

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