New Mario Kart Game Announced For Mobile
Mario Kart Tour is in development now and coming by the end of March 2019.
A new Mario Kart game has been announced. Mario Kart Tour, as it's called, is now in development and will launch by the end of March 2019, Nintendo announced today.
"The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near," Nintendo wrote in a tweet. There are no other details available currently about Mario Kart Tour, but we will of course report back with more information as it becomes available.
The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! #MarioKartTour Releasing in the fiscal year ending in March 2019. pic.twitter.com/8GIyR7ZM4z— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 1, 2018
For a long time, Nintendo refused to bring its franchises to mobile devices in part because the company maintained that it would rather focus on its own dedicated gaming devices. However, this stance changed, and Nintendo has already released a few mobile games and apps, including Miitopia, Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes, and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp.
In December, a report from the Wall Street Journal claimed that Nintendo was seeking more partners to release more mobile games, and faster, in an attempt to catch up.
For more on today's big Nintendo news, check out the stories linked below.
- New Super Mario Movie Confirmed At Minions Studio, Miyamoto Will Produce It
- Nintendo Switch's Paid Online Service Launching In September
- Nintendo Plans To Release More DLC "To Promote Longer Gameplay"
- SNES Classic Sells 4 Million Units
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