Mario Kart 8 Deluxe update 1.1 is now live

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And among the multiple changes it removed one of the Inkling Girl's gestures considered to be really offensive for some European players. It was used by Inkling Girl as a celebratory sign.

To many players, that doesn't have much significance beyond signaling that this girl likes to brag about how fast she is; it also recalls the iconic Rosie the Riveter, a inspirational wartime icon. Somehow Nintendo didn't know that was a gesture that didn't mean nice things. Essentially, it seems to say, "up yours".

That's a little too blue by Nintendo's standards, which explains why the animation has been revised.

NeoGAF user Neiteio released screenshots featuring a comparison between the old and new animation.

Also, in Worldwide and Regional modes, the game now adds players to Mirror and 200cc matches less often.

Can now properly create a friend lobby when you have 100 or more friends.

Tournament clock now properly reflects real-world time.

According to Games Spot, the expression in the "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" involves in raising a clenched fist while the other arm holds the raised bicep. You would imagine the surprise of gamers seeing this in-game... From now on the latest update for this title is available, which will take you to version 1.1.

Of course, the new "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" patch is not just about fixing the above-mentioned animation. The console-handheld hybrid was released in early March and has been popular ever since, with stores struggling to keep them in stock.

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