Lovers of the Mario franchise, get in here!
In the news for today, we are excited to let you know that you will soon be able to play the Nintendo franchise game on your mobile device. To be dubbed the Mario Kart Tour, the game would be available for downloads on mobile platforms as from March 2019, and it is sure to be rolled out for the United States market first.
Afterall, that is where the tweet that announced this came from.
Coming through the account of Nintendo America, the tweet read
The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! #MarioKartTour.’ The year 2018 is still new and already, we have been given something to look forward to in the new year.
For now, Nintendo has not released official figures for how the pricing plan would go. However, we can inform you that the game would be available to interested users in a number of ways – as a free to play option (freemium) or with a paid (premium) plan. With the freemium plan, players should look forward to some microtransactions within the game.
Mario Kart Tour, upon eventual release, would couple up with Super Mario Run to be the only titles in the Mario series that have made it to mobile, so far. Released in the year 2016, the Super Mario Run has made a name for itself as an important title. You would think so too if you considered the massive 200 million downloads it has had on both Android and iOS platforms.
To cap off its success, it got a nomination to compete in the category of best mobile games for the year 2017.