Nintendo has revealed its first smartphone game at an investors meeting in Tokyo. The game is free-to-play and called Miitomo. It is unknown how the game will play, but it revolves around social interaction. The game will let players interact with each other through Mii avatars. Although the game is free, it will have in-app purchases.
Miitomo was initially set to be released this year, but it appears Nintendo has shifted its release date to March 2016. The reason for the delay was to ensure enough promotion for the game.
Nintendo’s decision to make games for smartphones was announced earlier this year in March. And although fans of the game maker have had their eyes set a Super Mario game, they will have to make do with Miitomo instead.
Recently, the company revealed a new augmented reality game, Pokémon Go, which will be available in 2016 for iOS and Android. The game will let players find virtual Pokémon and battle in the real world. The company is also developing a smartwatch called the Pokémon Go Plus which will aid players of the Pokémon Go partake in the game without having to stare at their phones.
Nintendo has been working towards expanding its reach to smartphones and these are just the first steps the company is taking. We cannot wait to see what they have planned for game lovers.