Imagine Mario Kart 64 without the iconic title screen music. Weird, right? Today we got an idea of what that actually might sound like, Forest of Illusion shared an alternate Mario Kart 64 theme on Twitter. Have a listen to it down below.
Fun fact: For the early prototype builds of Mario Kart 64, Nintendo used this theme for the title screen of the game. The theme was likely used as a placeholder throughout development and first created for use in a 3D demo by SGI. (The company who developed the chip set for N64). pic.twitter.com/fmLtTRKE9G
— Forest of Illusion (@forestillusion) April 28, 2019
It doesn’t sound like your typical Mario music. The theme comes from a prototype version of the game called Mario Kart R. That most likely means that this theme was a placeholder, which makes a lot of sense. If you don’t remember the final title screen music, you can have a listen to it down below.
Big difference right? How do you feel about this newly discovered track? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section! For more Nintendo coverage, explore our homepage!