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DO NOT download Super Mario Run beta for Android from anywhere other than Google Play

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DO NOT download Super Mario Run beta for Android from anywhere other than Google Play

Yes, Super Mario Run will eventually make its debut on Android, but that won't happen this year. Having finished with the iOS launch of Super Mario Run, Nintendo is now focusing most of its resources on bringing the game into the hands of Android fans.

Permissions requested by a fake Super Mario Run app

Permissions requested by a fake Super Mario Run app

In fact, Nintendo has already listed Super Mario Run in the Google Play store, so those anxious to get their hands on the game can now pre-register to be notified when it's released.

However, this doesn't mean that you will be able to play the game before its official launch. If a beta program has already been kicked off, only a small number of Android users will be selected, and everything will happen through Google Play.

It has come to our attention that various websites are trying to convince Android users to download a supposedly Super Mario Run beta build on their phones. Some of these websites look pretty convincing and probably managed to trick many visitors into downloading an APK that most likely contains malware.

Be very careful and avoid downloading any Super Mario Run APKs that some websites are now distributing, as they are just hoaxes. If a beta program is indeed available for Super Mario Run for Android, it will only be available through Google Play, so there's absolutely no reason for Nintendo to release any external APKs.

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posted on 29 Dec 2016, 09:25

1. yUlek (Posts: 57; Member since: 14 May 2014)

What the hell, how much Nintendo is paying for Super Mario advertisement?

posted on 29 Dec 2016, 10:06 5

3. xondk (Posts: 1904; Member since: 25 Mar 2014)

Uh? this is unrelated to that, but about how fake apps are trying to get people to install them so they compromise their devices? it is quite a quite common thing, and with a potentially very popular app on the way, many people want it even faster so people create fake apps to steal from those that download it.

posted on 29 Dec 2016, 09:35 4

2. trojan_horse (Posts: 4569; Member since: 06 May 2016)

LMAO, but this is kinda a serious issue to be aware of, because many Super Mario fans could indeed fall victim of the supposed Super Mario Run apk which is being distributed by sites like this:http://apkreal.com/super-mario-run/

I'm not a Super Mario fan, so this kinda doesn't concern me.

posted on 29 Dec 2016, 10:06

4. xondk (Posts: 1904; Member since: 25 Mar 2014)

Unfortunately nothing new on any platform :/

posted on 29 Dec 2016, 10:35 1

7. Zylam (Posts: 1079; Member since: 20 Oct 2010)

I thought all Android users were super geniuses or something and Apple users where non educated homeless people? I've been told multiple times here how Android users are far superior, yet here they are being fooled into installing malware onto their devices?

So refusing to return an exploding device and installing malware is a sign of intelligence eh. Good stuff.

posted on 29 Dec 2016, 10:51

8. uzbek-mobile-man (Posts: 78; Member since: 27 Sep 2014)

I will wait until it is found on Google Play, in Uzbekistan.

posted on 29 Dec 2016, 11:00

9. Tanii (Posts: 132; Member since: 30 Apr 2015)

Hihihihih, it's like telling us don't root your phone, you will have security issues! don't smoke, it is injurious to health, don't jump from a mountain without parachute else you may break your bones or even die...
I don't understand why tech followers would fall for fake super mario run when they know it hasn't been released yet!

posted on 29 Dec 2016, 11:01

11. skyline88 (Posts: 600; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)

no time for a flopped game

posted on 29 Dec 2016, 12:37

14. Subie (Posts: 1318; Member since: 01 Aug 2015)

The game broke the App Store's download records as well as made $14 million in three days. Calling it a flop when it's only been out less then a month is a quickly drawn opinion.

The price tag on the game is too high imo, and once Nintendo lowers it to a more realistic level sales will go back up. They'll also release it for other platforms which will also lead to more downloads and revenue...

posted on 24 Jan 2017, 11:43

15. avanioza07 (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 Jan 2017)

Yeah right, in google there are lot's of blogger share fake details regarding Super Mario Run Apk download Steps, licence key, hacking code etc. so they gives totally fake information on blog to download game instruction etc..

posted on 23 Feb 2017, 16:54

16. modapkstore (Posts: 1; Member since: 23 Feb 2017)

Dream League Soccer 2016 is a solid mobile football game, but there's just too much grind. There's ways of making the free-to-play financial model work, but for us this takes things a step too far.
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