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‘Mario Kart’ coming to mobile phones by March

/ 02:18 PM January 24, 2019

It is finally the year when “Mario Kart” is coming to mobile phones, as Nintendo previously announced in 2018.

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In February last year, Nintendo said on Twitter that the mobile app “Mario Kart Tour” was in development and would be released by March 2019.

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While “Mario Kart” fans wait with bated breath for the release, the gaming company has yet to announce further details about the smartphone game.

The racing game remains to be a favorite since it was first released as “Super Mario Kart” in 1992 through the SNES console. “Mario Kart 64,” released in 1996, boosted it into its status as a video game classic when it introduced four-player racing in the Nintendo 64.

“Mario Kart 8” is the kart-racing game’s eighth major installment developed for the Wii U. As per market research company NPD Group, “Mario Kart 8” is the second-best-selling racing game of all time.

Its Nintendo Switch version “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,” launched in April 2017, was snapped up by 45 percent of Switch users in the first three days of its release, Mashable reported in May 2017.  Niña V. Guno /ra

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