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It looks like there'll be a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle

UPDATE: Nintendo confirms, but will it be Cheep Cheep?

UPDATE 24/4/14 12.08pm: Nintendo has now confirmed the Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle, which will launch the same day as the game in the UK - 30th May.

The bundle will contain a 32GB Wii U Premium and a physical copy of the game, as well as a Wii Sensor Bar. It's listed on Nintendo UK's official site for £249.99 or on Amazon UK for a flat £220.

Two new designs of Wii Remote will also be available to buy separately on the same date - themed around Yoshi and Princess Peach.

ORIGINAL STORY 17/4/14 09.30am: Box artwork for an as-yet unannounced Mario 8 and Wii U Premium console bundle has popped up online.

The console pack is set to debut on 30th May alongside the game itself, French site Gameblog reports.

Inside the box you'll get a black Wii U Premium console, a copy of Mario Kart 8 and a week's free trial of Nintendo's Wii U Karaoke app.

Nintendo has yet to formally announce the bundle - the company told Eurogamer this morning that it currently had nothing to announce - but a pack would come as no surprise. Nintendo has launched similar bundles in the past for Wind Waker HD and New Super Mario Bros. U.

We recently went hands-on with Mario Kart 8 and compared its gorgeous retro tracks with their retro originals.

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