Nintendo Relives Super Mario Run Pricing:Launch Regions Expands

By Xyla Joelle L. Fernandez

Oct 28, 2016 06:00 AM EDT

With the launch of the new Super Mario Run which will be on December, Nintendo company has now shared some new insights into the new game regarding its pricing and launch regions.

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima reiterated that while the initial Super Mario Run download and some of its content are free, people who will download the game will pay for the unlock all of the game content. With this, Nintendo has not announce what the unlock fee will be.

Tatsumi Kimishima also added that Nintendo will be making announcement regarding the pricing on a later date. During the presentation of the new game, Kimishima also announced that the game will be available in 150 countries for iPhone and iPad at launch in December.

Super Mario Run will be arriving first on iOS devices before coming to Android phones and tablets.

Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto is producing Super Mario Run, which is being developed in collaboration with Nintendo's mobile gaming partner DeNA.

"With Mario games, what's important is that they always be simple to understand, easy to know what to do," he told GameSpot when asked what Nintendo is doing to make this a true Mario experience. "So this time we're really paying attention to that and making it one that you can play one-handed while still retaining the core essence of what makes a Mario game a Mario game."

Miyamoto also said, "this game we're developing strictly for play on mobile devices," he says. "But of course we're continuing our own work on our own hardware platforms, and we'll be looking at how we bring Mario's next evolution to life on those platforms as well."

Nintendo had also recently confirmed that its very first smartphone game , Miitomo, will tie into Sper Mario Run by allowing Miitomo friendships to carry over to the new game.

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