Super Mario Run for iPhone and iPad Overview Updated March 22, 2017

Super Mario Run for iPhone and iPad

Nintendo's first mobile game to feature Mario, exclusively on the App Store

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September 2016 - March 2017

Super Mario Run is a new mobile game, published by Nintendo, for iPhone and iPad devices coming December 15. The game is a simplified version of a classic Nintendo platformer where the user can play the game one-handed.

Mario runs across the screen automatically and the user taps the screen to jump at the appropriate times to navigate between platforms, avoid obstacles, bounce on enemies and collect coins.

The game can be downloaded for free with a one-time $9.99 In-App Purchase to unlock all levels. Download Super Mario now from the App Store; available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Super Mario Run Stories March 22

AAPL: 141.42


Following its release on Android today, Nintendo has also updated Super Mario Run on iOS. The update adds a host of new features and bug fixes and brings the app to version 2.0. The update comes  months after the app’s initial release.

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Super Mario Run Stories January 3

AAPL: 116.15


Around 3% of downloaders of Super Mario Run paid the $10 to gain full access, says research company

When Nintendo chose to release its first Super Mario title for iOS as a ‘free to play, one-time fee to gain full access’ game, the big question was how many players would hand over the $10 to unlock the app. Research firm Newzoo thinks it has the answer, estimating conversion at 3%, reports the WSJ.

Super Mario Run Stories December 21, 2016

AAPL: 117.06


Super Mario Run launched last week with much anticipation, as Nintendo’s first real entrance into the iOS gaming market. Today, Apple and Nintendo have announced that the game has set a new App Store record with more than 40 million downloads in four days. The game continues to rank #1 for Top Free and Top Grossing in the App Store.

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Super Mario Run Stories December 19, 2016

AAPL: 116.64


We learned last week that Nintendo’s Super Mario Run became the highest grossing app within hours of release, and analytics company App Annie has now put some numbers on this. The company reports that it notched up over 10M downloads and generated more than $4M revenue on its first day.

Given its visibility, it should come as no surprise that it became the top ranked game by downloads across 60 countries immediately after launch. Based on preliminary estimates, this includes over 10 million downloads and over $4 million in consumer spend worldwide on December 15.

The firm says that it will be particularly interesting to compare the performance of the game against Pokémon Go, given the two different revenue models …

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Super Mario Run Stories December 15, 2016

AAPL: 115.82


Hours after release, Super Mario Run is top free and top grossing app

Earlier today, the highly anticipated first ever Mario game for iPad and iPhone hit the App Store. Dubbed Super Mario Run, the app has rocketed to the top of both the free chart and top grossing chart on the App Store in the hours following its release.

The first ever Mario game for iPhone has launched to much fanfare from Nintendo and Apple. Download Super Mario Run from the App Store now, on any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 8, iOS 9 or iOS 10.

Super Mario Run is a one button 2D platformer. Mario automatically runs through the level, players press the screen to make him jump onto ledges, avoid enemies and collect coins.

For free, the game includes a selection of levels as a trial; the full game content can be unlocked with a one-time $9.99 In-App Purchase. We’ve got a walkthrough of the three different modes and a raft of screenshots after the jump to give you a taste of what the game has to offer before you play …

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