Nintendo might have closed the shutters on its first ever cell experiment, Miitomo, however that does not imply its plans for the smartphone enviornment are going to alter any time quickly.- Advertisement -
The firm has introduced by way of Twitter that one other of its recognizable properties goes cell. “The checkered flag has been raised and the end line is close to,” the agency wrote. “A brand new cell utility is now in growth: Mario Kart Tour!”
Mario Kart Tour continues Nintendo’s theme of releasing a few of its best-known properties on cell – albeit in modified kind. Mario emerged because the paid-for infinite runner, Super Mario Run, whereas Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp provide free-to-play experiences for touch-enabled units.
It’ll be fascinating to see how Nintendo can provide a satisfying racing expertise on a smartphone with out cannibalizing gross sales on one in every of its most profitable console titles.
Here’s every little thing we find out about this upcoming cell sport:
Mario Kart Tour Release Date
Beyond the title, Nintendo hasn’t given us a lot else – the app is not as a consequence of launch till “the fiscal 12 months ending in March 2019,” which may imply it is over 12 months away. Nintendo is at the moment dealing with the event of the sport whereas DeNA will handle the server, on-line infrastructure, and backend points.
Mario Kart Tour Price
In a latest interview, DeNA exec Isao Moriyasu revealed that the sport will probably be “free to begin,” which just about signifies that it will be free to play like most of Nintendo’s different cell choices up to now.
John Saavedra is Games Editor at Den of Geek. Read extra of his work right here. Follow him on Twitter @johnsjr9.