Nintendo Details Next Miitomo Update

Plus, edit Miifotos from the comments section.


Nintendo has detailed an update for Miitomo, its social networking app for mobile devices. The changes being introduced will allow users to add friends in new ways, among other things.

According to a message sent to Miitomo users through the app, the update is "coming soon." The list of additions can be found below.

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  • Send friend requests using e-mail and other methods, allowing you to connect with friends who do not use social media services.
  • Answer the same questions as others when viewing "All Answers."
  • Edit a Miifoto from the comments section.
  • Improved start-up and recovery speeds

Nintendo has announced on April 27 that Miitomo surpassed 10 million downloads, up from 3 million earlier that month. Additionally, the company says those users have created more than 20 million Miifotos.

Nintendo has not shared any details on how much money the game is bringing in with its various microtransactions. Although Miitomo game is free, players can spend real-world money to speed up their progress in unlocking new items.

Nintendo also previously confirmed its next smartphone games. Their official names have not been announced, but they will be based on the Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem franchises.

A total of five smartphone games from Nintendo are due to launch by 2017. These games, all of which will be free, are being produced under the guidance of longtime Mario Kart producer Hideki Konno.

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