Nintendo Announces 'Super Mario Run' Will Launch on December 15 for $9.99

Nintendo today confirmed that its iOS endless runner game, Super Mario Run, will launch on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on December 15 for $9.99, a price that will allow users "full access" to the game's three modes. Players will also be able to download the game for free, gaining limited access to elements from each mode so that they can try out the game before deciding whether or not they want to buy it.

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“The wait is almost over for a Super Mario game that can be played on mobile devices,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Developed under the direction of Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, Super Mario Run brings a new take on the series’ beloved action-platforming gameplay to iPhone and iPad for the first time.”
The game will be compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices running iOS 8 or later, and launch in 151 countries on December 15. Additionally, Super Mario Run will support the following languages: English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Russian and traditional Chinese.

The game was first announced at Apple's September 7 iPhone event, and will have Mario running to the right with users tapping to make him jump and avoid enemies in order to complete each level.



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14 weeks ago
About $8 too high

I'll wait for the sales
Rating: 19 Votes
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14 weeks ago
This just blows my mind! Square Enix charges $17 to $19.99 for Final Fantasy VII on iOS and nobody complains but Nintendo charges $9.99 for a game and people blow up.
Rating: 18 Votes
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14 weeks ago
OMG :eek: I have to pay $10 for a game? I thought everything was suppose to be free after I spent $969 years on my iPhone 7+ 256gb. I thought anything I can't physically hold like music, movies, and apps are suppose to be free!
Rating: 14 Votes
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14 weeks ago
Well priced for a one time purchase. As much as I like free stuff, I'm aware that things have value and paying a fair price allows developers to make a living. Nintendo isn't going to live off of this but they're setting the bar where it should be.
Rating: 13 Votes
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14 weeks ago

Perfect timing with the NES Classic which they will make a killing off if they would actually produce enough.


I got one Friday morning. I can't believe how much they are going for now lol

Edit figure I would take a pic for the post :)
Rating: 9 Votes
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14 weeks ago
I guess everyone is conditioned to pay $1 or less for a game riddled with ads, pop-ups and IAP so let the complaining begin!
Rating: 9 Votes
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14 weeks ago
You can't even control his speed or move to your own rhythm and Nintendo are calling this SUPER? Super Mario? Really? Nintendo have lost all emphasis of what the term Super means these days.

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Rating: 4 Votes
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14 weeks ago
You can use family sharing. It isn't Apple's fault if they don't set stuff up properly.

I know they've said otherwise, but making it an in app purchase instead of just a $10 game/app I bet is partially so families to have to pay for the game multiple times. Bit of a kick in the junk.
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Yup. Easy way for them to build up some capital, lol.

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14 weeks ago

I know they've said otherwise, but making it an in app purchase instead of just a $10 game/app I bet is partially so families to have to pay for the game multiple times. Bit of a kick in the junk.
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Yup. Easy way for them to build up some capital, lol.

Hmm, I'd be surprised if apple allowed them to lock an IAP to a specific device. If they are on the same account you should be able to restore purchases on your other devices. The only ones you can't are consumable...but according to app review guidelines they shouldn't be allowed to submit it as such.
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14 weeks ago

This just blows my mind! Square Enix charges $17 to $19.99 for Final Fantasy VII on iOS and nobody complains but Nintendo charges $9.99 for a game and people blow up.


Square Enix is releasing a full blown game that cost $50 when it was new. Nintendo is releasing a runner.

I have a few runners on my iPhone already. I spent between nothing and $3 for each one of them.

I don't care how polished it is. There's no way it's 3x better than the best runner that I already have on my iPhone (which would probably be one of the Rayman games from Ubisoft.)

I'll try their free demo, but I doubt I'll be buying the full game.
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