A report has emerged that states Nintendo’s first venture into mobile gaming has proved very successful. The Wall Street Journal used data from Newzoo to report that Super Mario Run has been downloaded approximately 90 million times since it’s release in mid December. Nintendo have come forward to officially announce that the game was downloaded 40 million times in the first four days, and broke 50 million downloads just after the first week. Furthermore the game has also brought in more than $30 million in revenue, suggesting that roughly 3 million people have paid the $10 to unlock all of the game’s content.
For those of you who do not know, Super Mario Run is an auto-runner, featuring Nintendo’s famous mascot. The game provides the first 3 levels free of charge, but then there is a one off payment of $10 to unlock all of the game’s content. There are no further microtransactions, and Nintendo has no plans to release extra content that players must purchase.
The game is currently only available for iOS users, but the game is set to make it’s way to Android phones some time this year.
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