Nintendo releases Super Mario Run in the App Store

The time has finally come for Super Mario Run to make its debut in the App Store. Nintendo has just released the game on iOS devices and fans of the franchise can get it for free.

If you've been playing another Mario game in the past, Nintendo's new title will surprise you since the Japanese developer managed to tailor Super Mario Run so that it can be played with a single hand.

Super Mario Run is an arcade platformer in which players have to guide Mario through the courses while using a variety of jumps. Depending on the timing of your taps, Mario will behave differently, so it's up to you to have a smooth run while reaching the goal.

Speaking of which, your ultimate objective in Super Mario Run is it rescue Princess Peach from Bowser's clutches. The game comes with six worlds that consist of 24 new courses designed for mobile devices.

Super Mario Run features three gameplay modes, but all three require a persistent Internet connection. The story mode is called World Tour and will get you through all six worlds in order to save the princess.

Toad Rally is another Super Mario Run that allows players to compete against their friends and challenge people from across the globe. This is a challenge mode that plays different each time.

The third mode included in the game, Kingdom Builder enables players to gather coins and Toads and build their own kingdom. You can create unique kingdoms using decorations and buildings that you can acquire with the help of Toads gathered in the multiplayer mode (Toad Rally).

Although Super Mario Run is available for free, players who want unlimited access to all three game modes will have to pay $9.99.

source: App Store



1. Justinf223

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 03, 2016

It releases 3 A.M. Eastern time

2. Derekjeter

Posts: 1529; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

It's like any other Apple release. Midnight pacific time. Or Cupertino time.

10. Mjf1285

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 15, 2016

You said 3am Easter time... it's 9am and it's still not released.

3. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

People will forget about it in 2 weeks

7. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Sometimes it is better to not write a comment.

14. Tanii

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 30, 2015

yeah follow it


Posts: 941; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Anyone know UK time?

5. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

How abt middle east and far east countries?

6. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Android version???

8. Ren_Gonzalez

Posts: 59; Member since: Nov 29, 2016

Next year probably. 2017?

9. dubaiboy78

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Waiting here in dubai till now!

11. frustyak

Posts: 248; Member since: Mar 08, 2010

It's 9:47 AM Eastern Time, and my phone sill just says "Notify". Not available for download yet for me.

12. KingSam

Posts: 1476; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

So if Mario runs automatically...... What does the player do? Tap to jump? Meh..... I'd pay $10 for Mario kart thank you!

13. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

10:10AM EST here, and still not available, just says Notify. Damn Apple, first your AirPods screw up, now this. Get your sh-t together!!!!!

15. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

It still not yet release...

16. vliang86

Posts: 337; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

As always, iOS gets better games and early releases.

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