Nintendo pulls the plug on Mario game
Japan-based Nintendo company has announced that it will end the Mario mobile game. Diamond sales in the game ended today.
Video game and electronics company Nintendo is making the Mario video game history. The company, which turned Mario Kart and Pokemon into successful mobile games, apparently did not succeed in this game. Much like the original, Dr. Mario World is a Tetris style game in which pills are used to kill viruses of the same color . But unlike the original, everything moves upwards. The mobile game also has a multiplayer mode .
Nintendo reveals deadline for Mario
The company , the highly successful Dr. The mobile version of the Mario NES game Dr. Mario World announced that it is ending its service on November 1. Sales of the in-app “diamond” currency also stopped today.
The game was developed in collaboration with Nintendo and the popular mobile messaging app Line in Japan . It was subsequently released on July 10, 2019. The company said that when the service ends, players can look at their past Dr. He created a web page called Mario World Memories .
The game is one of Nintendo’s first mobile games to be shut down, unless you count Mii-themed social network Miitomo two years ago . According to data from SensorTower about six months after its release , Dr. Mario World was by far the worst-performing Nintendo smartphone game in terms of revenue performance.
Fire Emblem Heroes , on the other hand, generated more revenue than the company’s other games combined. Thus, it remains the company’s biggest mobile hit by a large margin. The company also launched the multiplayer-supported Mario Kart Tour in early 2020 . This game has been downloaded 200 million times and is a relatively high profit for the company.
In contrast, mobile games still make up a small portion of Nintendo’s total revenue . Last year, the company attributed just 3.24 percent of its revenue to “mobile and IP-related revenue,” which covers license deals. A huge portion of the company’s revenue comes from Switch .