In recent years, Nintendo like other console manufacturers has focused on developing games for the own home gaming consoles while slowly increasing their presence on mobile platforms.
It has only a few years since Nintendo started focusing on the mobile gaming industry, in which process it has released a number of exclusive IP titles on mobile devices and has developed some of its own original games which include “Miitomo” and “Mario Run.”
Nintendo Taking The Mobile Gaming Industry By Storm
It can clearly be seen how Nintendo is swiftly going forward in its new venture/mission of enlarging its line-up of games, which will be available for smartphone users, with the announcement of what the next major title will be.
If from your childhood days you have been slightly involved with video games, you would have most probably have had a few rounds of Mario Kart with your friends in your lifetime. Mario Kart game has been a major part of kids’ and teens’ sleepovers for a long time and is still among favorites, and at last, it is coming to your smartphone.
Mario Kart Tour Announced For Mobile Android & IOS
Yes, you got it right, the best-selling racing game series will be very soon available for smartphone-users in the form of a mobile application. The game has been titled “Mario Kart Tour”. The company has been trying to keep everything under sheets regarding the release date and current status, thanks to a statement given by the publishers we do know that Mario Kart Tour will most definitely be out on smartphones and tablets in the next financial year.
This exciting news was announced on the 31st of January on the official Twitter account for Nintendo of America, “The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near,” they wrote. “A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour !” But sadly, we still have to wait for a little while before we will get to gear up our engines. It was added by Nintendo that the game will be released “in the fiscal year ending in March 2019.”
Although there hasn’t been a lot of information shared about Mario Kart Tour yet, the only confirmed fact that we know is that it is currently in development stage, and will most probably have a projected release date of early 2019.
The Future Of Nintendo Games On Mobile
That means it is also likely that the game might be released somewhere between April 2018 and March 2019. Reportedly Nintendo has a few more mobile titles in the works.
The company’s original plan was to release five smartphone games by the end of 2017 which included the popular Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, along with the social app Miitomo. A Legend of Zelda game was rumored to be in the works but we have no concrete of that for now.