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Mario Kart 8, Running At 4K

Illustration for article titled iMario Kart 8/i, Running At 4K

In October 2015, the CEMU emulator could barely run Mario Kart 8 on a PC at all. Now it can play the game in 8K.

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You probably won’t see that here, of course, because only a brave few PCs will play YouTube PCs at 8K, so instead we’ve got a supersampled 4K clip of a game that was originally played in 8K. But still, it looks amazing.

The specs Will was running the game (at 32840x2160) on included an i7-6700k processor and a GTX 1080 Ti.

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UPDATE: Corrected ability of YouTube to display 8K videos.

Via Kotaku AU

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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