Everything you must know about how to reach Tier 5 in the latest mobile craze Mario Kart Tour.

Mario Kart Tour is available on iOS and Android and it sure is a… thing. Sure, there’s something off-putting and cynical about playing it on a mobile phone, but there’s no denying that it has a few neat ideas worthy of a glance. If you’re one of the many people enjoying the mobile action but are desperate for better rewards, then below you’ll discover how to reach the heights of Tier 5. Just don’t get a nosebleed.

The launch of Mario Kart Tour has been somewhat controversial with players wondering where Luigi is, as well as because fans have raised more than an eyebrow over its microtransactions. Its subscription fee has also been regarded as “out-of-touch with reality,” and players are still annoyed about not being able to enjoy the fruits of its multiplayer.

With that being said, it’s still a somewhat enjoyable distraction that becomes even better as you get hooked on climbing its ladder of success to reach its brass ring.

How do you reach Tier 5 in Mario Kart Tour?

In order to reach Tier 5 in Mario Kart Tour, you will – of course – first need to unlock ranks and thus tiers. To do this, you will need to reach the Koopa Troopa Cup by completing the three tournaments before it.

Once you’ve done that, you will then be able to play Ranked in hopes of climbing up the game’s tiers. These ranked affairs pit you against 19 other racers that are just as skilled or as incompetent as you. Like with everything in life, your goal is to essentially bypass everyone and finish as high as possible to earn the biggest rewards.

Each season/ranked cup is said to last about a week, meaning you only have seven days to grind races and cups in order to increase your ranking. You will earn a number of rewards at the end of the week based on your ranking, with first place acquiring 20 Rubies (you will not receive any rewards if you finish between 11th and 20th).

To get back to the crux of this guide, you essentially need to finish high in the ranked cups in order to reach Tier 5 in Mario Kart Tour. Finishing in the top three will move you up three tiers, coming fourth-sixth will climb you up two tiers, whereas finishing seventh-tenth will only move you up one. And finally, finishing between 11th and dead last will keep you in the same cup/tier.

As for how to go about getting the best ranking possible, you will want to grind and replay each race in the ranked cup.

Mario Kart Tour is available on iOS and Android.

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