Nintendo which released Super Mario Run on iOS app store on December 15 has now announced the arrival of the game to Android smartphones. The app is now available for pre-registrations on Google Play store. The exact date of the launch is still unknown.
The move was confirmed by Nintendo of America’s Twitter account. Android users who pre-registers on Google Play will receive a notification as soon as Mario’s auto-runner becomes available for download.
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Released on December 15 on iOS app store the app was the highest grossing apps for few days. Within a week of its release, the app was downloaded more than 50 million times from the iOS App Store. Users can download the first few levels of Super Mario Run for free and then have the option to purchase the remaining levels for a set price. The app requires internet connectivity to be played.
Super Mario Run features three types of games: World Tour, is a classic Mario game where you jump & Run to find and rescue the princess; Toad Rally is a multiplayer version of the game where you compete with your friends; kingdom builder allows the player to make their own Mushroom Kingdom that resembles a world map in other Mario games.
Nintendo till last year was sceptical about releasing its world famous characters on platforms other than its own PlayStations. However in July this year, Nintendo debuted smartphone gaming space by releasing Pokémon Go. A location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go was developed in association with Niantic. Pokemon Go which was an instant hit in no doubt prompted Nintendo to release more games of its world famous characters.
We expect more games from Nintendo in 2017!