When Nintendo first started making smartphone games though the company was in crisis, following the abject failure of the Wii U, and it seemed as if mobile apps were going to be a major part of their future.
Mario Kart Tour, which was initially announced over a year ago, is also now planned for a launch on mobile phones in mid-2019, according to Nintendo. Unfortunately, details are limited about what this title will include.
The news comes just six days after Nintendo told fans it was restarting development of Metroid Prime 4 for the Switch with a new studio because it wasn't happy with the progress made so far.
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It's likely that the title will feature the same free-to-play model with new stages offered through microtransaction.
However, they can look to Legendary Nintendo games maker Shigeru Miyamoto for some crumbs of comfort. That in itself brings problems, as you'd lose compatibility with games that require single Joy-con controls, like Super Mario Party.
Nintendo had great success in encouraging casual gaming with its Wii console, introduced in 2006 and which went on to sell over 100 million units. This means that Dr. Mario World could be the first Nintendo mobile game that is the real deal.