Nintendo just announced a new mobile game partnership with Japanese company Line, which will involve a new Dr. Mario game coming to iOS and Android. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe comfortably leads the way with an impressive 15.02 million sales, and the latest financial information provided by Nintendo has revealed that the console has now shifted a grand total of 32.27 units. Wii, which sold over 10 million units in eight weeks worldwide (via Kotaku).
Nintendo continues to introduce unique entertainment products and characters like Mario to the world, establishing itself as a globally recognized brand that represents video game culture in the home entertainment industry.
The medicine-themed puzzle spin-off of the proper Mario series first debuted in 1990, giving players the task of removing viruses by matching them together.More news: Political slugfest erupts over ‘leaked’ job data
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The sales of third-party games also continues to "grow steadily", and the Switch now boasts 20, 1 million-plus-selling titles. It'll be a "free-to-download" release subsidized by in-app purchases, with an initial launch in "early summer 2019".
Sure, there's probably more all-encompassing, detailed video games than the classic Nintendo game, but is there anything that you could genuinely sit down for an hour, in a group on your own, and have as much fun playing?
Nintendo fans will no doubt be frustrated they won't be able to take on Toads Turnpike and other iconic tracks on their mobiles anytime soon.