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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: The FASTEST Way to Earn Coins & Unlock Kart Parts (10 Coins Per Minute Trick!)

November 10, 2019

So you want to know the fastest way to earn
coins in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, huh? That’s right–the fastest, not the laziest
way.. So if you want to sit back and do pretty much
nothing, this video isn’t for you–instead, go check out one that our good friend Alex
at Nintendo Life posted–there’s a link in the description below. His method works well, but it can take a while. So if you’re impatient like me and want
to earn coins as fast as possible to unlock all those Kart parts, well we discovered a
method for you that’s roughly 3x faster, netting you just about 10 coins per minute–but
it does require that you be an active participant. Okay, So here’s what you need to do. Pick Multiplayer for 2 players, then go to
Battle Mode. Now obviously you’re going to need 2 controllers–but
since the Switch comes with a pair of Joy-Cons, you’re already set–unless you lost one
somehow–and in that case, really? Now when you get to the Battle Mode options
screen, there’s a few settings you need to tweak. Step 1. Set it to Coin Runners. Seriously, this is the most important step,
so don’t screw it up. Step 2. Turn off the CPU players. Now you don’t have to do this–but it makes
sure that no one will get in the way. And this is actually the entire reason we
chose multiplayer, since you can’t turn the CPUs off in Single player. Step 3. Change the Round Time to 1 minute. This is incredibly important–so don’t forget
it unless you like to waste time more time than you need to. And finally, Step 4: Change the Round Count
to 24 rounds. This one isn’t really that important, but
it will speed things up overall. Oh, and don’t worry–you can quit any time
you want to With everything set, it’s time to pick an
arena. Now technically any arena’s fine,, but we
recommend Battle Course 1 for its simple layout and incredibly easy coins to collect. And now it’s time for the coin farming to
begin! Once the match starts, use the the 1st player
to go around and collect 10 coins. But why stop at 10 coins? Because that’s the max amount of coins that
will be added to your game’s total coin count per each race battle–and it only applies
to the 1st player, so don’t bother trying to use the 2nd player to collect coins too. And collecting all 10 is incredibly easy in
Battle Course 1 as 4 can be found in the center dead ahead, 4 more just around it, and then
you can grab 2 more from any of the colored corners. Once you get good, you can easily nab all
10 in under 30 seconds–and once you have, just sit there and wait for the clock to countdown
to the end. And that’s it! You just netted yourself 10 coins in one minute,
which is by far the fastest method in the game, as trying to collect 10 during a race
will take considerably longer. And once it’s over, just mash the A button
to select the next Round, choose the same course, and skip the course intro to minimize
the wait time and get right back into the action to collect even more. That’s why we recommend setting it to 24
rounds–that way you can just keep hopping into the next round right away without having
to go through the setup process again. But remember, you can quit any time you want
and keep all the coins you’ve earnedd I was able to complete all 24 rounds in just
38 minutes, netting me 240 coins in the process, which means you can farm 1,000 coins in just
2.5 hours–so yeah, you’ll be unlocking all those Kart parts in record time. Now granted, it’s not the most exciting
method, so we recommend throwing on a video or a podcast or something–or hell, why not
a GameXplain discussion. They’re usually about that long right? Anyways guys, there you have it–the fastest
way to earn coins in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe by far. So thanks for watching and make sure to hit
that subscribe button for more on Mario Kart 8 Delxue and all things Nintendo Switch too.


  • Reply coopawesome May 2, 2017 at 4:50 am

    only 10 coins can be added to the account per race?! that's ridiculous, that drastically reduces the incentive to grab coins at all, as 10 coins is almost a given

  • Reply Slenderfoxx37 May 2, 2017 at 4:57 am

    Just 2 and half hours😂

  • Reply Platinum Warpstar May 2, 2017 at 5:04 am


  • Reply IAmKry May 2, 2017 at 5:09 am

    And here I was doing 200cc baby park no items

  • Reply el_lider May 2, 2017 at 5:11 am

    GameXplain is becoming self aware of video length

  • Reply DeathBringer890 May 2, 2017 at 5:26 am

    Just play grand pix you get like 600 (what I last got). Coins for four races at 50CC

  • Reply Shdwrave May 2, 2017 at 5:29 am

    There's an even faster way, do Renegade round up, collect 10 coins then eat the other player or get eaten. Now you can finish under a minute.

  • Reply GroundPoundable May 2, 2017 at 5:33 am

    "If you have to go somewhere."

    But Andre, if you have to go somewhere, you can just bring the Switch with you.

  • Reply David Graham May 2, 2017 at 5:41 am

    Thanks for the tip.

  • Reply Kelvin Clinton May 2, 2017 at 6:03 am

    there sassy today…

  • Reply Baris Yildiz May 2, 2017 at 6:04 am

    Are you unlocking the Gold wheels by beating 150 cc Ghosts or by beating 200cc ghosts? 🤔

  • Reply NW May 2, 2017 at 6:17 am

    Thanks for this. I have a bunch of things to unlock by the 6th when I have my switch party. 🙂

  • Reply Marioblox the Internet funnyman May 2, 2017 at 6:24 am

    I was wondering if this would work or not

  • Reply Aura Fox May 2, 2017 at 6:29 am

    Wait, if you only get 10 coins every round for 24 rounds, how did you end up with 243 coins? Shouldn't you have 240?

  • Reply RiverShock May 2, 2017 at 6:32 am

    I did something similar on my own, except I turned off items rather than CPUs and put the CPUs on easy. Not difficult to get 10 coins in a minute even with their "competition", and at least there's more moving stuff to distract you the remaining seconds. ;p

  • Reply CeeBee May 2, 2017 at 6:40 am

    PRO TIP: Set Items to NONE and the coins respawn! Just drift around the outside until you have 10 coins! Easier and lazier!

    Edit: Forgot to mention. The coins are on a 10 second timer.

  • Reply Legendarii May 2, 2017 at 6:56 am


  • Reply RDilux May 2, 2017 at 6:57 am

    this is not the fastest way 2/3/4 players big blue 200cc auto steering and gas = 20/30/40 coins per 2 minutes

  • Reply dalton lelong May 2, 2017 at 7:00 am

    I have question about this method.
    does the kart parts stack when you do this method like once you reach 450 coins the kart parts now drop every 50 coins so if I do 24 rounds do I get 4 kart parts if I finish.

  • Reply JaceHusky May 2, 2017 at 7:32 am

    there's a faster way: since 200cc time trial is possible by now, you can clear Baby Park in 54seconds on average, if you're as bad as me at driving. just grab all 10 coins in lap1 and then use the fact that you're fast enough to drift over the grass patches. and while that doesnt sound much, it's still 10% faster than this method.

  • Reply SnivyLink May 2, 2017 at 7:38 am

    How do you get those alternate title screens?

  • Reply palindinX May 2, 2017 at 7:42 am

    Thank god for this, I already worked to get the coins needed for the vehicles parts in the original MK8. Now instead of doing literally hundreds of races for months, I can just do this for 3 days maximum. 🙂

  • Reply fyro124 May 2, 2017 at 8:13 am

    "…and in that case, REALLY?!?" – Andre haha

  • Reply Christopher Foreman May 2, 2017 at 8:30 am

    that's stupid . hey everyone want to buy a game and make it useless and not be as fun to play in a very short time? lame

  • Reply Gustavo Morales May 2, 2017 at 8:46 am

    How many coins do you need to unlock everything?

  • Reply lightlytoastedrye May 2, 2017 at 8:46 am

    Fast cash? More like this VIDEO IS FAST CASH OHHHHHHHHHH

    I apologize.

  • Reply SoloPlayerJustus May 2, 2017 at 8:57 am

    Coins do actually get added to your total even when you have 10. When I first got the game I got over 50 coins and I got the rewards for that. So it'd be more efficient if you actually set the timer for a little longer than a minute because then it'll give you time to get all the coins in the stage and maybe snag the ones that respawn after a few seconds

  • Reply Adam K May 2, 2017 at 8:59 am

    Whatever you do, you can't collect coins faster than Nintendo collects them from Mario Kart's sales …

  • Reply A Nintendo Fan Kinda Guy May 2, 2017 at 9:10 am

    3:36 dat collission detection tho

  • Reply Cell Eater May 2, 2017 at 9:16 am

    I'd rather just play the game normally tbh.
    Especially I can play on the go with friends and coworkers, I will play the game much more than on WiiU.

  • Reply Gigavolt May 2, 2017 at 9:22 am

    What do coins even do?

  • Reply MrPokeplayer May 2, 2017 at 9:32 am

    Or you can have fun still and play online.. I unlocked everything in 2 days

  • Reply Le Docteur May 2, 2017 at 9:40 am

    3:36 Hello low Polygon count Luigi, how are ya?

  • Reply Barney Betson May 2, 2017 at 9:44 am

    This title sounds so much like clickbait.

  • Reply Daanish H May 2, 2017 at 10:15 am

    Thanks Andre!

  • Reply OverseerBomb May 2, 2017 at 10:24 am

    Would setting up all items as coins help

  • Reply Fletcher Reed May 2, 2017 at 10:26 am

    HA! I found out this strategy before you did! I've got all of the kart parts now.

  • Reply Peter Duprey May 2, 2017 at 10:48 am

    Yeah… the Mario odyssey analysis was like and hour long.

  • Reply Peter Duprey May 2, 2017 at 10:49 am

    And yes. I watched the whole thing.

  • Reply Felly 2021 May 2, 2017 at 11:31 am

    i did this method it was amazing but i also found a method to get 16 coins in the same course

  • Reply Kubrunei Win.K May 2, 2017 at 12:35 pm

    Dat shameless advertisement tho

  • Reply CyberCrossFrost May 2, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    I have like 2050 because of a online tournament.

  • Reply Bowser Zeki May 2, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    Or just play online 😉

  • Reply Howwy191 May 2, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    It does count more than 10 how else can i get a 60 coin unlock from playing one grand prix the coins cumulative for every coing you get even if you ate carrying the max.

  • Reply Oscar Ramirez May 2, 2017 at 3:05 pm

    does this method work in the original Mario Kart 8?

  • Reply chicken045 May 2, 2017 at 3:56 pm

    What's up with the tone of this video? Am I missing something?

  • Reply jodudeit May 2, 2017 at 4:27 pm

    I've found another method that takes less than a minute, depending on your drifting skills and setup. 200cc vs battle on Baby Park with no items, only coins, and easy AI. I timed my second attempt at it, and it took about 58 seconds, starting after the race countdown.

  • Reply Pikastation May 2, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    Thank you

  • Reply Jackdaw May 2, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    Nintendo is going to patch this soon so do it whilst it lasts

  • Reply afromarco005 May 2, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    fastest way to earn coins for us or for nintendo ?

  • Reply JJR657 May 2, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Then why multiplayer

  • Reply 86Rikki May 2, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Andre says 'important' like the girl in the flutter by fairy YouTube video says 'button'

  • Reply RedGeoBlaze May 2, 2017 at 5:58 pm

    "Or just put on a GameXplain discussion. they usually take that long right?"
    Quick somebody stop them, they're becoming self aware

  • Reply JkMenttonet May 2, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    This guide is for people who can't get all the vehicle parts in racing

  • Reply jibeduya67 May 2, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    Who the fuck can be asked to do this, hits play Mario kart with your friends, and eventually you'll get the carts

  • Reply Cell Eater May 2, 2017 at 7:39 pm

    HOLD ON A SEC!!!
    I played now the first time online, and I noticed that you cannot play online anymore on 50, 150, Mirror, and 200cc in regular races!!! WTH??? Why did they remove this feature and why does not a single review mentions that??

  • Reply Marc Castellvi May 2, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    why he has a luigi wallpaper on the main menú

  • Reply Michael Squirrel May 2, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    If playing multiplayer grand prix, then aren't all players coins counted? I believe that's the fastest (and most fun) way.

  • Reply CardriderDraw - Level2 May 2, 2017 at 9:31 pm

    i like how coins are dual usage in race they apparently make you go faster per coin but i doubt it and they unlock car parts.

  • Reply Galaxy May 2, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    I have 4 joycons

  • Reply Ddawg McDawg May 2, 2017 at 9:59 pm

    I followed the instruction and now the joycons are stuck in the wall somehow.

  • Reply Super Thicc Boy May 2, 2017 at 10:35 pm

    What's the highest amount of coins needed to unlock a kart?

  • Reply Super10ZX May 3, 2017 at 12:20 am

    When I eventually do this, I'm going to watch EWNetwork livestreams.

  • Reply Jim Carrey's Livid Legume Contraption May 3, 2017 at 1:11 am

    Shameless self plug is shameless

  • Reply Wiimonkey2 May 3, 2017 at 2:03 am

    Hey Andre. I just thought of something while trying your trick that may help you collect coin even faster. So the setup is pretty much the same as what is shown in your video, but instead of going to Coin Runners, go into Renegade Roundup and select Dragon Palace as the stage. Now have Player 1 go between the outside of the palace and inside the place on the ground floor, there should easily be enough coins to get to the maximum. Then when you have 10 coins, let the player who is the cop capture whoever is the robber and the match should end immediately. This method should save you about half the time per round. Just though I would share it with you. 🙂

  • Reply CESCO May 3, 2017 at 3:23 am

    "Why not listen to a Gamexplain discussion?"
    You know us so well Andre. We love you!

  • Reply Master Sashimi May 3, 2017 at 5:33 am

    You DON'T Need Two Players Honestly, Just set Items Off and CPU to Easy and collect 10 Coins, The Com's will never get more then 10 So your still gonna Win Lolol.

  • Reply GrilledRedBox May 3, 2017 at 8:55 am

    3:28 *Analysis

  • Reply Jedden May 3, 2017 at 8:56 am

    Why not just play the game regularly and actually have fun earning coins?

  • Reply AllOfJas May 3, 2017 at 11:22 am

    @Gamexplain, there is a faster way to do this. You need than to select Renegade roundup, only coins as item and than p1 needs to grab the coins and drive to p2. Than the match will be done because everyone is catched so it spares 20 seconds every match

  • Reply GameXplain May 3, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    Guys, guys! There's an even FASTER method. Check it here

  • Reply Thanos vasiliou May 3, 2017 at 11:06 pm


  • Reply ProTayToe Gamer May 4, 2017 at 6:22 am

    Remember when this was the fastest way? yeah…

  • Reply ARRevolution May 5, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    interesting method but a drag😎

  • Reply Kenny Carter May 9, 2017 at 12:37 am

    u sure the coins don't add up? have u tried collecting like 100 coins in one battle round and seeing if all of them count?

  • Reply IamPreston May 13, 2017 at 1:47 am

    do you have to get first place on all the cups in 150 cc to unlock the gold kart or is it just mirror?

  • Reply Mr Crane June 2, 2017 at 8:09 am

    wow this is pretty good

  • Reply m7md al3waje August 27, 2017 at 7:32 pm

    how many coins do i need to unlock everything?

  • Reply Jack The gamer January 2, 2018 at 1:12 am

    Thanks now I can finally try to get B dasher faster dude

  • Reply The Gamer Squad January 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    there is en easyer way you guys say in a difrten viedo that you lied you can get coins faster in 20 scentes

  • Reply The Gamer Squad January 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm


  • Reply MuffinCookie {Comet} January 22, 2018 at 1:27 am

    Do coin battle 5 min

  • Reply __Andrew__ SMM2 January 29, 2018 at 1:21 am

    So to get the Gold glider it takes 10 hours

  • Reply Mohammed Khan February 20, 2018 at 3:20 pm

    Another fast way is to race on the baby park track on 200cc in time trail mode. The race is only about a minute.

  • Reply Fukashito Shigiro March 13, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    I put lazy way when I go to sleep because I have a turbp button

  • Reply Codebreaker45 April 15, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    All the best guides names begin with a.
    Andre for gamexplain. (Sorry for boo accent)
    Alex for Nintendo life
    Austin for Austin John plays

  • Reply Gardevoir Games May 25, 2018 at 6:01 pm

    You can get over 30 coins

  • Reply 0w0 QuanBoi 0w0 June 19, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    3:39 Luigi and Mario look low poly on different screens. XD

  • Reply Orange Sprinkle June 28, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    You can get more than 10 coins in battle

  • Reply Leo179 Piano July 4, 2018 at 6:09 am

    0:51 My SL button doesn't work on the right controller. So I can't use 2-player.

  • Reply Johnny Boy July 7, 2018 at 4:18 am

    I just got over 8k in one day! 😨

  • Reply SuperKyle 999 August 22, 2018 at 8:14 pm

    A faster method is to go on renegade mode 2 player use the first player to collect coins and let the second player win. You can get 10 coins in under 30 seconds.

  • Reply javielitostanley September 5, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    I can earn 18 or 19 coins per minutes

  • Reply LinxMLX October 10, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    Can you unlock multiple parts at a time?…

  • Reply Rework Bastion December 2, 2018 at 7:43 pm

    I like to do a vs race, set it to 200cc, no comp, no items, 48 races, and choose. I use mute city and get 30 coins a round.

  • Reply SoudSamus June 5, 2019 at 11:52 am

    Appreciate it!

  • Reply Family Guy Funny Moments #4356 October 8, 2019 at 1:12 am

    What if I have a switch lite

  • Reply Bigturkey Gamer2 October 25, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    Of course you need multi-player if only I had joycons

  • Reply serious shinanigan October 26, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    With extra coins, I managed to get 327 coins in total. Nub.

    Edit: New grand total of 388 coins.

  • Reply WimpyGamer999 AuggieDoggie October 30, 2019 at 11:05 am

    Can't you just set up a two player race with no cpus and just drive over the item boxes for infinite coins?

    I don't see how that won't work :/

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