There have been reports online that a number of stores in and around Paris have already started selling the upcoming Mario Kart 8 – a few days ahead of schedule.

Mario Kart 8 is due for release this Friday, May 30 in both Europe and the US (May 29 Japan and May 31 Australia).

Has anyone caught a glimpse of this highly-anticipated release on Parisian shelves?

Check out an example of the online activity around this breaking news, below.