It is not competitive at Animal Crossing Bells all but... the auto acceleration and steering assist makes mario kart SO FUN for young kids. Among my cousins scarcely understood what he was doing but had a great time engaging with the slightly older children! Yeah you can lower the settings and also make it simpler but unless you're the minority who doesn't care about losing, then you're competitive. And obviously when you are an adult playing against individuals who are children or elderly children, you're not likely to care about shedding weight. I know Mario Kart is insanely competitive but I figured talking about young children (under 4) and elderly adults who have never gamed I was leaning on the ability for mario kart to be inclusive to a wide range of play. There's a place for competitive kart and then there is allowing your young relatives like winning every once in a while perusing beneath the attack of the grim shell you picked up on the first lap and were holding onto only to beating their spirits and show them exactly what the real world is like. Coming from somebody who has played every Animal Crossing, I agree it feels a bit lifeless, they gutted the game and have been slowly trickling in older features/characters through updates, you can not even update the Nook shop which was a staple of Cheap Animal Crossing Items prior games, I could absolutely admit that they fucked up, despite me having 500+ hours in New Horizons.