Super Mario Run Will Finally Be Running on Android Starting March 23

Three months ago Nintendo had announced Super Mario Run for iOS, and now the game is finally coming to Android. It will run on Android devices worldwide from 23rd March. The launch comes weeks after another Nintendo mobile game, the fantasy tactical-RPG Fire Emblem: Heroes, launched for both Android and iOS in early February.

Nintendo of America’s Twitter account announced the Android launch date, and also stated that Super Mario Run would be getting a version 2.0.0 update as well. The new update will add new playable characters to the game. Players can make Mario jump with a single tap, though there are surprisingly complex mechanics underneath the one-touch setup.

If we assume that the game uses the same format as it does over on iOS, then it can be predicted that Super Mario Run will be free to download and try, but access to all ten worlds players will need to pay the user to pay $10 for a one-time in-app purchase.

Super Mario Run reached 78 million downloads on iOS from its launch date till January 2017. The game is available for pre-registration on Play Store.

Nintendo has also announced its plans to launch the mobile version of its very famous game Animal Crossing somewhere in the next fiscal year. The company says it will launch anywhere near two to three games for smartphones each year.

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Pokémon is Turning 20 and Nintendo is Celebrating with New Bundles

On 27th February, Nintendo is releasing new Nintendo 2DS bundles for the franchise fans. On that same date in 1996, the first Pokémon game was sold in Japan.

2016 is the 20th anniversary of Pokémon and Nintendo seems to be in celebration mood.

On  27th February, Nintendo is releasing new Nintendo 2DS bundles for the franchise fans.  On that same date in 1996, the first Pokémon game was sold in Japan. Till now, we have seen many games in the franchise.

The Nintendo 2DS will be available in 3 different bundles including Yellow, red and blue colour related to different Pokémon characters. Also, Nintendo will ship a special sticker pack to customize the handheld console and a code to download a Pokémon theme for 2DS.

The goodies don’t stop here, Nintendo is also installing a special Virtual Console Version that will make is possible to run old releases of Pokémon games. The company has said that the games will be similar to their original version, including the 4 bit audio and original monochrome pixel art.

Though Nintendo is not releasing the bundle of 3DS, the owners can snap in Pokémon themed covers who will be available on the same day.

Nintendo is also setting up its eShop to make Pokémon games available for 3DS.

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