'Super Mario Run' News & Updates: Nintendo Game Available On Apple iOS, Android Soon!

By Staff Reporter , Updated Dec 13, 2016 09:24 PM EST
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Nintendo's video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto reveals his plans for "Super Mario" this 2017. This will include partnering with Apple Inc.'s iOS devices and possibly, in Android smartphones as well.

According to reports, Nintendo Australia Pty. Ltd. video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto revealed what's in store for "Super Mario Run" this coming holidays and for the year 2017. He further discussed his plans about entering the mobile apps by collaborating with Apple Inc.

Shigeru Miyamoto stated via Mac Rumors, "For Nintendo, we have a lot of kids that play our products. It was important for us to be able to offer "Super Mario Run" in a way that parents would feel assured that they could buy the game and give it to their kids without having to think about future transactions. I know that Apple Inc. would be a good partner so we could work on this new approach."

Apple Inc. was targeted as an ideal partner since Nintendo Australia Pty. Ltd. sees that a development support is necessary. Plus, the joint force resulted to some heavy promotion of "Super Mario Run" in the App Store and at Apple retail stores across the globe, 9to5 Mac reported."Super Mario Run" will be free to download and include a "Demonstration" portion. However, only the "elements" of the game's three modes are free.

Unlocking the "unlimited access" gameplay will require users to pay a one-time payment of $9.99. Furthermore, the brand new game is good for two single-players. However, users are required for an always-on internet connection for security purposes and to run simultaneously."Super Mario Run" will be available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 8.0 or advance. Aside from that, has learned that the newest Nintendo game will be available on Android devices anytime soon in 2017.

The game will be released on Thursday, December 15, 2016, in 151 countries and regions. Exclusive demonstrations are available in Apple retail stores worldwide ahead of the mobile game's official launch date."Super Mario Run" serves as the very first "Super Mario Brothers" game developed exclusively for mobile devices.

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