Mario Kart Tour Coming to Mobile in 2019
A longtime favorite party game, Mario Kart is coming soon to a device near you -- yes, that's right, your phone. Mario Kart Tour will be available on both iOS and Android devices at some unspecified point between April 2018 and May 2019.
The Mario Kart series has stood out as a signature of Nintendo since the first game on the SNES in 1992, and various iterations have been made and available on every single Nintendo console since.
Nintendo announced the coming release on Twitter on the 1st of February:
The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! #MarioKartTour Releasing in the fiscal year ending in March 2019. pic.twitter.com/8GIyR7ZM4z— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 1, 2018
Nintendo's first mobile game was Super Mario Run in December 2016, which received 200 million downloads, and then Nintendo followed suit with Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Of course, Nintendo fans were elated with the releases, and many are eagerly anticipating this one.
With a new Mario movie coming up and the development of Mario Kart Tour, our friendly Italian plumber is getting more of a spotlight than ever.