NeoGaf user Dystify gave the following suggestions on the battle mode types they could be.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will carry over much of the content from the Wii U release but also come with new modes and features. One thing people wondered if it will support amiibo costumes and it seems they are coming back! Nintendo PR released a few images that detail the different amiibo costumes and the amiibos that unlock them.
Shine Runners or Shine Thief – Coin Rush – Balloon Battle – Bob-omb Blast – New Piranha Plant mode
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