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Super Mario Run hits 40m downloads in just four days

Nintendo has revealed that Super Mario Run has been downloaded over 40m times since it launched on December 15th last week. It reached this milestone after just four days on the iOS App Store. This makes it the fastest app to reach this figure in such a short period of …

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If Mario can’t leap the £8 hurdle, how will he clear the £200 Switch flagpole?

Super Mario Run has had a bit of a bumpy start on iOS. It might have been downloaded over 37 million times worldwide over its opening weekend according to analyst AppAnnie (almost 2 million of which occurred in the UK alone), but it seems the wider market isn’t so confident. …

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Super Mario Run clocks up between 25m-37m downloads

There is some conflicting data floating around regarding the early success of Super Mario Run. Analyst SensorTower reckons that Nintendo’s first full smartphone debut clocked up over 25m downloads worldwide in its first four days up to December 18th, earning over $21m in revenue in the process. That means the …

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Day one Super Mario Run downloads hit 10m, but shares now down 11 per cent

One analyst has predicted that Nintendo’s Super Mario Run reached as many as 10m downloads on its day of release last week. Initial estimates had pegged the day one download number at around 3.5m. This was then upped to 5m before AppAnnie told Polygon that estimations suggested that the total …

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Super Mario Run storms to the top of the Apple charts

Nintendo’s long-awaited smartphone debut, Super Mario Run, is topping the charts in a large number of countries following its release yesterday. Bloomberg reports that the game topped the Free download ranking in 68 countries. However, the Top Grossing chart is a different story – it’s only winning that race in …

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Super Mario Run requires a constant internet connection

Nintendo’s upcoming smartphone platformer Super Mario Run will only work if the player is connected to the internet. Unlike our dedicated game devices, the game is not releasing in a limited number of countries. We’re launching in 150 countries and each of those countries has different network environments and things …

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Updated: Super Mario Run launches December 15th

Update: Nintendo has now confirmed that unlocking all of Super Mario Run’s content will set UK consumers back 7.99. The release date of Nintendo’s plumber mascot’s first foray into the mobile world has been confirmed. Nintendo has revealed that the mobile title will be launching on December 15th on iOS. …

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Pokemon Go sends Super Mario Run expectations sky high

The unimaginable success of Pokemon Go seems like an almost impossible target to aim for, but that’s exactly what Nintendo is doing with the release of Super Mario Run in December. In terms of expectations, we all saw what happened when we delivered Pokemon Go. And honestly I was quite …

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‘Nintendo NX will be a major event’ says GAME

GAME boss Martyn Gibbs says Nintendo’s comeback next year will be a ‘major event’. Nintendo plans to debut its NX console in March 2017 and the UK retail boss is optimistic following the reception to Pokmon Go on iOS and Android. In terms of looking forward, we are positive because …

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Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem pushed back to 2017 on smartphone

Mario’s iOS debut has come at a price. Nintendo has confirmed that both Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem, both of which were due to debut on smartphones before the end of the year, will now not be released until next year. Said the company: "After the launch of Super Mario …

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