Mario Kart Tour has been released on iOS and Android on Wednesday, 25 September at 9 am in the United Kingdoms.
The game was officially declared in February last year and was implied to come out before in 2019, but Nintendo does like rendering sure their titles are smoothed, so it was pushed back until September.
You can register in advance now and receive a notification of when the game comes to be available for you to download on Android and for ordering in advance on iOS.
The Mario Kart Tour website announces free-to-start, with discretionary in-game purchases accessible. But that could imply a few things.
The most likely is that it will be free-to-play but replenished to the brim with microtransactions, like most of Nintendo’s phone games.
Alternatively, it might possess a free trial like the Super Mario Run, and then after a specific point, you will have to pay to enter the rest of the content. That option did not prove popular with most consumers though, so it is unlikely to be that.
Nintendo has not released any official details on the how the way it plays, but from the glance of the footage, it works very likewise to the console Mario Kart games, but extra streamlined.
Karts will automatically move ahead while you haul your finger left or right to stride in those directions. Some items you obtain will be used immediately, such as invincibility stars, and some will have to be generated by a tap on the screen.
Maps are aa blend of new tracks and those from earlier entries in the franchise, comprising courses from the SNES, 3DS, and GameCube.
At launch, the game will not possess any online multiplayer with other players but it is implied this will be arriving later, although exactly when is not clear.