Super Mario Run breaks the App Store; service is down for some users

Super Mario Run breaks the App Store; service is down for some users
Today is the day that many iPhone users have been waiting for. Super Mario Run is now available from the App Store, bringing Nintendo's iconic character to iOS. The pent up demand for the game has led to some issues with the App Store. Some iPhone users trying to get to the app's preview page are being greeted with a message that reads, "The App Store is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later."

Apparently, this message is appearing from coast-to-coast indicating a nationwide problem with the App Store. Even though demand for Super Mario Run appears to be behind the sluggish App Store performance, other unrelated apps are also affected. For example, all six apps listed in the featured section of the App Store lead to an error message when you try to open one of them.

Hopefully the problem with the App Store is resolved soon so that those interested in the game are able to play. The first three levels are free, as well as 20 seconds of the fourth level. After that, you will need to pay $9.99 in order to play the game.

If you haven't been able to install the game because of issues with the App Store, keep trying. And if you don't know where to find Super Mario Run, simply click on the sourcelink. 

Two examples of App Store errors brought on by heavy demand for Super Mario Run

Two examples of App Store errors brought on by heavy demand for Super Mario Run


source: SuperMarioRun via AppleInsider

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6 Comments

1. Justinf223

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 03, 2016

This game honestly wasn't worth it, very underwhelming. Rayman jungle run is much better and is a 3rd of the price.

5. Subie

Posts: 2272; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Yup, Jungle Run's a pretty good game. Still wouldn't mind trying this new Mario though.

6. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

F U B!

2. dubaiboy78

Posts: 442; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

much better if it doesnt run automatically to enjoy more the game. Also, very limited number of levels for the tag price is not good!!!

3. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

Wait you had to paid?

4. dubaiboy78

Posts: 442; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Only 3 levels are free. Suceeding till 24th level you had to pay $9.99.

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