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Miitomo Articles

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Nintendo Announces Plans to Shut Down 'Miitomo' Two Years After Launch

Thursday January 25, 2018 5:26 am PST by
Nintendo launched its first iOS mobile game, Miitomo, in March 2016, and this week the company has confirmed it will officially end support for the game on May 9, 2018 (via The Verge). The company posted a notice [Google Translate] on its Japanese website yesterday, warning Miitomo users of its decision to "terminate the service" on Wednesday, May 9 at 12:00 a.m. (PDT). Ahead of that closure,...
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New Data Suggests 'Users Didn't Really Get Miitomo,' Leading to its Decline

Thursday May 26, 2016 6:07 am PDT by
After a few weeks of news surrounding Nintendo's continued push into smartphone gaming, the company's first app -- Miitomo -- slowly started to disappear from the conversation as users began to abandon the app. Nintendo celebrated an impressive 10 million user downloads a few weeks after Miitomo's release, but since then little news or talk has been circling from Nintendo itself or the game's...