The wait is almost over: Super Mario Run the highly anticipated title of Nintendo presented last September in conjunction with the new iPhone 7, is landing on App Store . The game, in a first release phase only available for iOS, will in fact be made available on December 15: the download is completely free, although there will be the chance to take advantage of a richer paid version.
is an important launch, what awaits Nintendo and Apple in terms of mobile gaming . it is one of the first experiments on non-native platforms, an important showcase that could bring more users to the group’s console in fact, for the Japanese giant,. For Apple, however, is a kind of consecration for its application delivery ecosystem, considered as Mario is the protagonist of the most beloved video games of all time.
The rollout of iOS will begin, as mentioned above, as of December 15: Super Mario Run will be available in 151 nations, only for devices updated to iOS 8 and higher . As of 2017, it seems that the distribution will be extended to the Android platform, though actual launch dates are currently not available.
As mentioned, Super Mario Run will be distributed free of charge, with a predefined set of levels. For those who want more features game advantage, there will be the opportunity to buy a full version to the price of $ 9.99 directly from the application. In recent days there was also talk of a possible and future launch for Nintendo Switch, the new console of the Japanese group, but at the moment do not reach confirmation from Japan.
The gameplay is very similar to the classic family titles of Super Mario. So that we can also play with one hand, Mario will run automatically on the screen, while the user will interact with the tap to perform jumps, avoiding obstacles, fight monsters to level up and more. With Toad Challenges will also be possible to challenge their friends around the world, directly from their iPhone or your iPad .