Super Mario Run Sales Didnít Meet Nintendoís Expectations
Super Mario Run marked Nintendo’s move into the smartphone gaming market. It aligned itself with Apple and made Super Mario Run exclusive to iOS for several months before finally releasing it for Android earlier this month. Despite all the hype, sales of the game doesn’t appear to have met the company’s expectations, says Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima. Speaking to business publication Nikkei, Kimishima and several other Nintendo officials revealed that while Super Mario Run had proved to be profitable for the company it didn’t hit the sales targets that Nintendo had set.Super Mario Run did have a good start when it was exclusively released for iPhone and iPad in December last year. However, online requirements and the game’s pay-to-play model is believed to have caused players to abandon the game.Players can only try out the game’s first world before they either have to pay $9.99 to access the other levels or just stop playing. That’s why even though the game
Super Mario Run marked Nintendo’s move into the smartphone gaming market. It aligned itself with Apple and made Super Mario Run exclusive to iOS for several months before finally releasing ...
Sun 26 Mar 17 from Ubergizmo
Speaking with Japan’s Nikkei, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima revealed that Super Mario Run did not meet the company’s expectations. Though profitable, it didn’t hit its ...
Fri 24 Mar 17 from Geek.com
Super Mario Run hit Android a day early. Originally expected today, March 23, per Nintendo’s earlier announcement, the game arrived on the Google Play Store yesterday instead, along ...
Thu 23 Mar 17 from TechCrunch
Thu 23 Mar 17 from Ubergizmo
Wed 22 Mar 17 from Ubergizmo
The popular smartphone game hits Android devices three months after its iOS debut.
Wed 22 Mar 17 from CNET
Nintendo notoriously resisted making any of its games available on mobile platforms, a significant move for a company that's been making handheld titles for almost three decades. ...
Wed 22 Mar 17 from Engadget
Super Mario Run has been available on iOS devices ever since the game launched last December. An Android version was announced back in January, though a release date wasn’t specified. ...
Tue 21 Mar 17 from Geek.com
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Mon 20 Mar 17 from CNET Cutting Edge
Super Mario Run, an iOS exclusive since its mid-December 2016 arrival, finally has a date with Android gamers set in stone. Nintendo recently revealed that the side-scrolling, auto-running platformer ...
Mon 20 Mar 17 from Techspot