Super Mario Run for iOS will be released on December 15

Announced in September, at the same time with the iPhone 7, Super Mario Run is the very first Mario game developed for mobile devices. Of course, we mean the first official Mario game for mobile, because knock-offs have been around for quite some time.

Today, Nintendo revealed that Super Mario Run will be available on iOS devices starting December 15. The game is free to download, but you'll have to pay $9.99 in order to get unlimited access to everything that it's offering (including three game modes).

Styled just like the Mario games of our childhoods, Super Mario Run is an endless runner that asks you to collect coins, avoid obstacles and enemies, and reach flagpoles to complete levels. The game supports no less than 10 languages: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and traditional Chinese. In order to download Super Mario Run, you'll need an iPhone, iPad, or iPod running iOS 8.0 or later.

Super Mario Run will also be available on Android devices, but it's not clear exactly when this should happen (probably sometime in 2017). We'll keep you posted!

source: Nintendo



1. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

and they want $10 for that?

3. jellmoo

Posts: 2648; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

It looks great. Why wouldn't this be worth two trips to Starbucks?

9. azimesmail

Posts: 264; Member since: Nov 23, 2014

So everything should be free lol?

2. Godfather

Posts: 68; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

I will gladly pay $9.99 for this title and I also encourage other people to support this pay model versus the "free" IAP virus like payment scheme that has ruined gaming for the last 3-4 years. I don't want to "pay to win" I want to pay to feel the full experience.

6. JMartin22

Posts: 2379; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Precisely, why many people are too shortsighted to realize this is beyond me.

7. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Because we ave a right not to think about things the way you do. Mobile games are only worth 1.00. Give me in app purchases instead and I can buy the power-ups I want or none at all. But let it be my choice. if you don't like choice, that doesn't make choice bad because you don't like it and its not good barbecue I like it. No mobile game is worth more than 5.00 for its initial purchase.

8. raywonder

Posts: 30; Member since: Apr 11, 2016

I'm inclined to agree with you despite refusing to play mobile games (i'm old/school)

4. mixedfish

Posts: 1563; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

The greed is real.

5. Blazers

Posts: 760; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Square Enix typically charges twice as much for their games. $10 for a quality Mario game? Great deal to me.

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