'Super Mario Run' Release Date, News & Updates: Game's Pay-to-Play A Downside? How Long is the Wait?

By Dannel Picaccio Camille Perez Lozano , Updated Oct 25, 2016 07:09 AM EDT

"Super Mario Run" has knocked at the doorstep of every avid follower of the franchise since it was announced, and with that said, more news about it is bound to come forward. As the game is soon to surface, the best move so far that the company and the players are to make is to understand an arrangement on how the game will work -- at least once it is made available.

As some may know, "Super Mario Run" is to come to mobile phone devices soon enough, with the promise of a highly accessible and versatile playing mechanism. All may sound fine and well, but to some players, a small premise may be put into consideration if they wish to play the latest addition to the franchise.

According to Touch Arcade, the "Super Mario Run" game is not entirely free and is most likely to have in-app purchases, though other contradicting statements were disclosed as well. Generally, players will be able to acquire the game free, though it may be essentially a demo wherein the actual game must be purchased. A reason behind it may be considerably valid for the fans, theoretically to perhaps account for the partnerships around the title.

Definitively, "Super Mario Run" downloaded via iOS can be enjoyed for free at a certain point, but will have to be paid to continue on. While in the talk of release dates, the game was confirmed to have a release period of December via Dr. Serkan Toto's Twitter post, which has stayed as the constant date of launch for the mobile phone game.

For those who have stayed loyal to the Mario saga, "Super Mario Run" is compatible with iOS devices version 8.0 or later. The game will come in over nine different languages. Despite being a paid game, having some in-app purchases may be the turn-off that many are not looking forward to, though the hardcore fans may pay no mind at all.

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